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INTEL SUNNY COVE

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Intel has finally released some news over their 10nm hardware. Sunny Code is now to replace Skylake in 2019. Intel mentioned two follow up cores called Willow Core and Golden Core which are upcoming. Cannon Lake has pretty much been deprecated as Sunny Cove bulldozers problems. The new design has lots to offer. Intel introduced …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 18298

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Windows 10 build 18208 is an interim released as Microsoft readies the next semi-annual release of Windows 10. Improvements with sign-in seen in 18272 are still being refined to make it easier with those who use several machines. We use cloud machines in addition to physical ones and the refinements are definitely much needed. Recall …

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FALLOUT 76 BUGS

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To say Fallout 76 is buggy is quite an understatement. At this point, some of the bugs, exploits, and problems are just hilariously bad. The only thing the Fallout franchise really has going for it is storyline and exploration. Fallout b76 is short on both. Bethesda has been working to clean up the game problems …

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INTEL 7NM PROGRESS

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While a lot of media coverage over the problems with 10nm, Intel’s 7nm team has been able to make significant progress at improving the production. On February 8 2017 Intel announced a $7B investment in Arizona’s Fab 42 which will eventually produce chips on a 7 nm process. EUVL is maturing and it seems that …

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CSGO DANGER ZONE

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve’s ageing but unceasingly popular online first-person shooter, is now free-to-play. But not only that! It’s also just introduced a new Battle Royale mode called Danger Zone. Valve’s new free-to-play release, however, is the real deal, and provides free access to the entire Counter-Strike: Global Offensive experience, multiplayer and all. All players …

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ARGO CRASHES OUR X230

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We test games regular on several platforms and Argo with the anticheat loader green screens Windows after the loader begins loading the game. The Lenovo X230 has an i5 CPU and 8GB of memory which should be fine but it repeatedly throws a thread error which suggests the anticheat is making improper calls to undocumented …

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RTX TITAN EXPECTED SOON

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Given the history of the Titan cards from Nvidia its reasonable to expect a new model to made from the latest ASIC. Most likely the Titan will be between the Quadro and RTX 2080 Ti cards available now. Given the Quadro card, its likely the RTX Titan will ship with 12GB of VRAM. It could …

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EVEN MORE DEAD RTX CARDS

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Now that RTX 2080 and RTX 2070 cards are in the field along with the RTX 2080 Ti, we are following several forums and discovering that more and more cards are failing very quickly. Kyle at HardOCP had one card die after 8 hours use. He started it was the second card that had failed. …

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STEAM AND FREE TO PLAY

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We often review free to play games as we can actually download these games and try them out. This allows us to make screenshots and actually look closely at gameplay. Free to play has been a growing segment as publishers also like that their games are more easily reviewed. So we recently noticed an adult …

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TRANSCEND EXPECTS PRICE DECLINES

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Recently Peter Schu from Transcend said that DRAM and NAND flash memory prices will fall over the next 12 months. Both DRAM and NAND flash are oversupplied. DRAMs have fewer vendors than NAND flash memory so DRAM prices will not fall as much as NAND flash NAND flash is under pressure for price declines due to a significant …

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