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New PSU Standard Launching This Year: Intel’s ATX12VO Promises Better Efficiency, Lower Costs

ATX12VO throws out the 3.3V/5V rails and provides 12V of power only (down-conversion is handled by the motherboard). The 24-pin ATX connector is also replaced with a 10-pin one.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.3 Adds Support for RX 5600 XT, Various Game Fixes

AMD's latest Adrenalin driver adds support for its new mid-tier GPU and fixes various game issues, such as crashing in Nioh, WWE 2K20, Dead or Alive 6, and other titles.

Microsoft Is Testing a New, Groundbreaking Feature for WordPad: Ads for Office Web Apps

The banner ads prompt users into dumping WordPad for Microsoft's modern, web-based office apps, which are free to use ("Try Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for free online").

Intel Plans to Cut CPU Prices in H2 2020 to Fend Off AMD Ryzen’s Climbing Market Share

The decision isn't surprising, as the price/performance ratio of AMD's Ryzen lineup is something that Intel can't currently match.

Valve Makes Entire Half-Life Series Free to Play in Lead Up to VR Prequel, Half-Life: Alyx

To prepare gamers for Half-Life: Alyx, Valve has made the original Half-Life and its sequels free to play. The promotion will end in March when Alyx is released.

NVIDIA Prepping Mobile GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER with Max-Q Design for Gaming Laptops

According to a new Geekbench entry, NVIDIA's new supercharged RTX 2080 mobile variant features 48 compute units, a maximum frequency of 1.23 GHz, 8 GB of memory, and an 80 W TGP.

Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to All of Studio Ghibli’s Legendary Animated Features

Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and all of Studio Ghibli's other animated classics are coming to Netflix. Unfortunately, US, Canada, and Japan are excluded.

NVIDIA Extends Pascal’s Legacy with New Entry-Level GeForce MX350, MX330 Laptop GPUs

NVIDIA's Pascal GPU architecture may have debuted years ago, but it's still alive and kicking. Green team's next round of low-powered MX350 and MX330 mobile GPUs are proof of this.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080/3070 Specifications Allegedly Leaked: Up to 20 GB of GDDR6 Memory

Assuming there's any truth behind this rumor, green team's next GPUs will be the GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3070, which feature 3480 and 3072 stream processors, respectively.

The Last of Us Part II Coming to PC? Naughty Dog Seeking New Hire with NVIDIA GPU Knowledge

Naughty Dog wants to hire a programmer who is well versed in both AMD (GCN) and NVIDIA (CUDA) GPU architectures, as well as APIs such as DirectX 12 and Vulkan.