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If you’re looking forward to Dawn of War III, the PC requirements are finally here

If you’re looking forward to Dawn of War III, the PC requirements are finally here If you’re a Warhammer 40,000 fan, then you’re likely waiting impatiently for the next installment, Dawn of War III.The expansion promises to bring new action and a host of extra bonuses and unlockables to the popular franchise six long years after the last expansion, Dawn of War II, was released.

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server Today at the Open Compute Summit, Qualcomm announced a significant partnership with Microsoft that could have ramifications for the entire server industry.Not only has Qualcomm created new server designs around Microsoft’s Project Olympus specifications and its own Centriq 2400 SoCs, it’s working with Microsoft to bring ARM support to Windows Server.

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel?

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel? Today, Nvidia launched the GTX 1080 Ti ($699), its new highest-end consumer GPU.The GTX 1080 Ti is a GP102-based design with 3,584 GPU cores, 224 texture units, and 88 ROPS (3584:224:88).

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much As LegitReviews notes (and ExtremeTech confirmed), there aren’t a whole lot of motherboards currently in stock for the platform.There’s currently a bit of a gap between how AMD has described the desire for its platforms (strong demand!

'Alien: Covenant' faux advert shows you the birth of the robot apocalypse

'Alien: Covenant' faux advert shows you the birth of the robot apocalypse The next installment of the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant, just added another cool piece of backstory to the film series, this time focusing on Walter, the humanoid robot played by Michael Fassbender, with a little help from AMD, the processor company.In a short clip posted on YouTube, we see the "birth" of Walter as his parts are assembled (a la Westworld's opener) and his processor chips are implanted.

Microsoft's Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

Microsoft's Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K With Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro now shipping, there’s a great deal of speculation around Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio.Microsoft has implied it wants to leapfrog both the Xbox One and the PS4 Pro by a significant margin, but details on how these improvements would impact the existing Xbox One ecosystem have been few and far between.

AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10

AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10 In a recent blog post, AMD’s Robert Hallock shed some light on AMD’s research into this question and whether or not the Windows 10 scheduler is causing problems for AMD’s Ryzen microprocessor.From the post: We have investigated reports alleging incorrect thread scheduling on the AMD Ryzen™ processor.

AMD responds after users claim gaming performance dips on new Ryzen chips

AMD responds after users claim gaming performance dips on new Ryzen chips Keep in mind we won’t likely know what the new iPhone will actually look like until Tim Cook waves it at the crowd in September.First of all, AMD said in no uncertain terms that the Windows 10 “thread scheduler” was not to blame for and slowdown in performance.

The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti can hit 2.1GHz with water cooling

The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti can hit 2.1GHz with water cooling Now that Nvidia’s top-end GTX 1080 Ti is in-market, enthusiasts have begun testing, to see just how much performance they can wring out of the core.That’s what the folks at Tom’s Hardware wanted to know, so they built a custom water cooling loop to see how far the GTX 1080 Ti can be pushed.

AMD’s latest Radeon graphics driver is optimized for ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’

AMD’s latest Radeon graphics driver is optimized for ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ The latest driver for AMD’s Radeon-branded graphics cards is out, bringing the version number up to 17.There are also three non-game-related issues including a problem with Radeon Settings, AMD CrossFire, and running Borderless Fullscreen with AMD FreeSync enabled.

AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family

AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family Today, AMD is announcing its new Ryzen 5 CPU family.First up, we’ve got a pair of six-core chips; the Ryzen 5 1600X and the Ryzen 5 1600.

Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems According to a Microsoft KB article published last Thursday, Microsoft may soon begin blocking systems running Kaby Lake or AMD Ryzen CPUs from installing updates if they’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8.What makes this particularly confusing is that AMD itself has gone back and forth on the Windows 7/8.

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X Now, there’s a rumor making the rounds that Ryzen 18 may not be the end of AMD’s desktop ambitions.net: Public knowledge by now but AMD has a new HEDT platform coming out in a couple of months.

AMD’s rumored Radeon RX 500 graphics card family won’t be a simple rebranding

AMD’s rumored Radeon RX 500 graphics card family won’t be a simple rebranding The Polaris-based Radeon RX 400 Series cards on the market are based on 14nm low power early FinFET-based processing technology, which was an early version providing “area and power benefits.The Radeon RX 580 will likely sell for $200 while the RX 570 will probably sell for around $150 and the Radeon RX 560 for $100.

AMD’s latest driver fixes texture flickering in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ more

AMD’s latest driver fixes texture flickering in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ more The driver includes a new multi-GPU profile for running the game using DirectX 11 and a fix that clears up texture flickering seen when running Mass Effect: Andromeda on a multi-GPU system.Unfortunately, that is the only fix AMD customers get with the new driver for Radeon-branded graphics chips.

AMD has a fix coming for fused-multiply-add (FMA3) Ryzen bug

AMD has a fix coming for fused-multiply-add (FMA3) Ryzen bug Not long after AMD launched Ryzen, a group of forum users at HWBot.A benchmark designed to measure a CPU’s performance in floating point operations (FLOPS) that made use of the FMA3 instruction set was hard-locking on Ryzen systems.

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements For the last few years, there’s been an ongoing debate about the benefits and advantages (or lack thereof) surrounding DirectX 12.The answer to whether DirectX 12 was better or worse than DirectX 11 boils down to “It depends.

reasons to use gpu other than gaming

reasons to use gpu other than gaming Do people use for anything other than gaming?Matt 'I Anonymous (( Fri).

AMD announces plans to break Nvidia’s grip on the notebook GPU market

AMD announces plans to break Nvidia’s grip on the notebook GPU market At the AMD Tech Summit in Beijing this weekend, AMD vice president Scott Herkelman took the stage to discuss the upcoming Vega-powered graphics cards.While we didn’t get a release date, Herkelman did discuss AMD’s plans to stay competitive in the notebook GPU market.