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New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost

New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost According to AMD, the RX 480 is up to 27% faster in 1080p when using Vulkan and 23% faster in 1440p.1 and Windows 10 x64 using the game DOOM on the ultra preset.

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI The Civilization franchise has evolved to encompass new features, units, and scenarios over its twenty-five year life.Now, AMD and Firaxis have jointly announced that the upcoming Civilization VI will be built around DirectX 12, with features like asynchronous compute and explicit multi-adapter GPU support.

Drill baby drill: Japanese scientists hope to reach the Earth's mantle in massive borehole project

Drill baby drill: Japanese scientists hope to reach the Earth's mantle in massive borehole project Despite multiple previous attempts and multiple boreholes of significant depth, we’ve never managed to drill far enough to see what lies beneath the Earth’s rocky crust.All of the drilling sites are in the ocean because the Earth’s crust is roughly twice as thick on land as it is over water.

Japan has plans to drill through the earth’s crust and reach the mantle

Japan has plans to drill through the earth’s crust and reach the mantle Fortunately, a new venture from the scientists at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) hits both checkpoints with flying colors.It is planning to be the first firm in history to successfully drill down into Earth’s mantle, referring to the molten rock center that lurks just beneath the planet’s outer crust.