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NVIDIA Confirms Its Next-Generation GPUs Will Be Produced by Samsung

NVIDIA Korea chief Yoo Eung-joon has confirmed that green team’s next-generation graphics cards will be produced by Samsung and its 7-nanometer extreme ultraviolet process. This confirms DIGITIME’s earlier report that claimed NVIDIA had partnered with the Korean tech giant for GPUs that would see release in 2020. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. ultimately lost the gig. […]

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AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Packaging Revealed

It may be just a box, but this is one less Ryzen mystery to speculate about. System builder and comparison shopping website PCPartPicker has published a shot of the Ryzen 9 3900X’s packaging, which switches the second generation’s dark gray background for a steely, carbon-fiber aesthetic. The box will include an AMD Wraith Prism RGB […]

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Paradox Interactive Calls Steam’s 70/30 Revenue Split “Outrageous”

Is Valve profiting too much from Steam? Cities: Skylines and Vampire: The Masquerade developer Paradox Interactive believes the answer to that is a definite “yes.” Executive Chairman Fredrik Wester didn’t mince words at a recent panel when he called the 70/30 revenue split “outrageous.” “I think the platform holders are taking too much money. Everyone […]

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Brave Improves Its Browser’s Ad-Blocking Performance by 69x

Ex-Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s security- and privacy-focused browser, Brave, is now far more efficient at blocking ads. The developers dropped C++ and implemented a new engine in Mozilla’s own programming language, Rust, which resulted in a 69x improvement for rule handling. Taking inspiration from uBlock Origin and Ghostery, Brave’s ad-blocker now claims the following benefits: […]

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AMD Details Precision Boost Overdrive Improvements for Ryzen 3000

AMD’s automatic overclocking feature is back and better than ever. In a new video, Senior Technical Marketing Manager Robert Hallock explains how Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO) has been improved for third-generation Ryzen processors, allowing higher single-core (up to 200 MHz) and all-core clocks. The feature debuted with AMD’s 2nd-generation Threadripper processors and intelligently increases performance […]