Radeon RX 6900 XT Custom Boards Reportedly Inbound From AMD Partners

Radeon RX 6900 XT Custom Boards Reportedly Inbound From AMD Partners
AMD this week unveiled its Radeon RX 6000 series, culminating in the Radeon RX 6900 XT, a beastly card that is supposed to give NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3090 a run for the money. We shall see. What also remains to be seen is if AMD opens up custom designs from its add-in board (AIB) partners for its flagship Big Navi GPU.

During the launch

Source: Hot Hardware – Radeon RX 6900 XT Custom Boards Reportedly Inbound From AMD Partners

Windows 10 Rumored To Receive A Refreshing 'Sun Valley' UI Overhaul In Late 2021

Windows 10 Rumored To Receive A Refreshing 'Sun Valley' UI Overhaul In Late 2021
Earlier this month, Microsoft officially updated Windows 10 with a refreshed design for the Start Menu in the October Update. It seems that this is not the only refreshed design Microsoft has in store, however. There are now rumors that Microsoft is planning a Windows 10 UI refresh during the latter half of 2021. The project, codenamed “Sun

Source: Hot Hardware – Windows 10 Rumored To Receive A Refreshing ‘Sun Valley’ UI Overhaul In Late 2021

Watch Dogs: Legion Graphics, Game Play & Performance Explored

Watch Dogs: Legion Graphics, Game Play & Performance Explored
The war of the Watch Dogs series has always been fought in two parts — physically with weapons and by proxy in the online space. In the original, which took place in Chicago, hacker Aiden Pearce, aided by the DedSec crew, hacks just about any device in his vicinity on his quest to make up for the loss of his niece, Lena, and take down a mysterious…

Source: Hot Hardware – Watch Dogs: Legion Graphics, Game Play & Performance Explored

EK Is Giving AMD's Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Series Some Love With New Water Blocks

EK Is Giving AMD's Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Series Some Love With New Water Blocks
AMD is tired of playing second fiddle to the competition and is making a spirited run for the performance crown, both in CPUs (Ryzen 5000 series, or Zen 3) and GPUs (Radeon RX 6000 series, or RDNA 2). At the very least, things are about to get very interesting. Coming along for the ride is EKWB, a stalwart in the liquid cooling business, which

Source: Hot Hardware – EK Is Giving AMD’s Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Series Some Love With New Water Blocks

Windows 10 Xbox Game Bar Update Lets You See What Apps Are Hogging Your PC Resources

Windows 10 Xbox Game Bar Update Lets You See What Apps Are Hogging Your PC Resources
If you have your mind set on getting a new gaming rig in the next few weeks — perhaps with a Ryzen 5000 Series CPU and a Radeon RX 6800 Series GPU inside — you’re going to expect peak performance in just about any game that you throw at it. However, chances are that you might have some software applications lurking in the background that

Source: Hot Hardware – Windows 10 Xbox Game Bar Update Lets You See What Apps Are Hogging Your PC Resources

CD Projekt Red Gives Additional Insight Into Disappointing Cyberpunk 2077 Delays

CD Projekt Red Gives Additional Insight Into Disappointing Cyberpunk 2077 Delays
CD Projekt Red’s much-anticipated game, Cyberpunk 2077, received a yet another delay a few days ago, pushing it back to December 10th. While not a light decision, pushing the game back was done so that some final technical details could be ironed out, according to Adam Kiciński, joint CEO of CD Projekt Red, in an investor’s call. In the same

Source: Hot Hardware – CD Projekt Red Gives Additional Insight Into Disappointing Cyberpunk 2077 Delays

Here's How To Get A PlayStation VR Camera Adapter For Your PS5 Free From Sony

Here's How To Get A PlayStation VR Camera Adapter For Your PS5 Free From Sony
Who says nothing in life is free? Sony is currently giving away free PlayStation VR camera adapters to every current owner who requests one, and they won’t even need to pay for shipping. Sony announced that the existing PSVR headset can be used to play PlayStation 4 games on the upcoming PlayStation 5 console. PSVR owners will need to use

Source: Hot Hardware – Here’s How To Get A PlayStation VR Camera Adapter For Your PS5 Free From Sony

Intel Confirms Rocket Lake-S Tops Out At 8-Cores With Double-Digit IPC Uplift And DDR4-3200 Support

Intel Confirms Rocket Lake-S Tops Out At 8-Cores With Double-Digit IPC Uplift And DDR4-3200 Support
While AMD is basking in the limelight with its upcoming Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 family, Intel doesn’t want to be left out of the discussion with its upcoming 11th generation Core processors. Intel previously stated that its Rocket Lake-S processors will debut during Q1 2021, and now the company is giving us some architectural details that will

Source: Hot Hardware – Intel Confirms Rocket Lake-S Tops Out At 8-Cores With Double-Digit IPC Uplift And DDR4-3200 Support

Best Buy's Black Friday In October Killer Tech Deals Are Already Live

Best Buy's Black Friday In October Killer Tech Deals Are Already Live
There is still a month to go before Black Friday officially arrives, but as retailers are apt to do in recent years, the bargains keep coming earlier and earlier. In that vein, Best Buy is promoting a “Back Friday Ad Deals” event going on right now, with “100s of great deals today,” like the Hisense 65-inch 4K smart Android TV you see above.

The

Source: Hot Hardware – Best Buy’s Black Friday In October Killer Tech Deals Are Already Live

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Flaunts Zen 3 Single-Threaded Domination In New Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Flaunts Zen 3 Single-Threaded Domination In New Benchmarks
Zen 3 is a force to be reckoned with, assuming the various benchmark leaks are even remotely accurate. Not that we are surprised—Zen 2 is one heck of a CPU architecture, so it stands to reason that Zen 3 will be as well. How much better is the question, and some newly leaked scores for a Ryzen 9 5950X may help answer it.

This is another

Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Flaunts Zen 3 Single-Threaded Domination In New Benchmarks

GeForce RTX 3070 Online Ordering Was Just As Miserable As NVIDIA's Previous Ampere Launches

GeForce RTX 3070 Online Ordering Was Just As Miserable As NVIDIA's Previous Ampere Launches
If enthusiasts were expecting a better chance at getting a GeForce RTX 3070 this morning than with the preceding GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090, then you probably already know by now that those hopes were quickly dashed. Online sales for the GeForce RTX 3070 opened up at 9am ET this morning, and retail websites either quickly buckled under

Source: Hot Hardware – GeForce RTX 3070 Online Ordering Was Just As Miserable As NVIDIA’s Previous Ampere Launches

Microsoft's Phil Spencer: It May Take Months For Xbox Series X Supply To Meet Incredible Demand

Microsoft's Phil Spencer: It May Take Months For Xbox Series X Supply To Meet Incredible Demand
Some of you reading this probably tried, in vain, to order a GeForce RTX 3070 this morning, only to be met with error messages, slow loading sites, and ultimately disappointment. Not that anyone should be surprised—it was always going to be that way, given the excellent bang-for-buck proposition, and how the previous launches went. But there

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft’s Phil Spencer: It May Take Months For Xbox Series X Supply To Meet Incredible Demand

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Sales Start At 9AM ET, Newegg Already Predicting Quick Sellouts

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Sales Start At 9AM ET, Newegg Already Predicting Quick Sellouts
If you’ve had your eyes on the GeForce RTX 3070 — and we know that many of you probably are after reading the HotHardware review earlier this week — you better have your index finger at the ready this morning. Even though NVIDIA delayed the launch of the GeForce RTX 3070 by two weeks to have ample supply of the cards in the channel for customers,

Source: Hot Hardware – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Sales Start At 9AM ET, Newegg Already Predicting Quick Sellouts

Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Star In AMD's Fortnite Map Expansion, Plus Here's Your Chance To Win Both

Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Star In AMD's Fortnite Map Expansion, Plus Here's Your Chance To Win Both
Back in September, AMD used Fortnite to tease the then-upcoming RDNA-2 AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPUs. Now that the cards have been announced, AMD has updated the Fortnite maps to showcase both the AMD Ryzen 5000 series and the latest Radeon cards. AMD will also be hosting streamers from today until November 13th to celebrate AMD’s accomplishments

Source: Hot Hardware – Radeon RX 6000 And Ryzen 5000 Star In AMD’s Fortnite Map Expansion, Plus Here’s Your Chance To Win Both

No Man's Sky Next Generation Trailer Highlights Big Graphics Upgrade Coming To PC And Console

No Man's Sky Next Generation Trailer Highlights Big Graphics Upgrade Coming To PC And Console
No Man’s Sky is getting a visual upgrade in the near future, on both PC and next-gen game consoles, with the release the v3.10 update. Otherwise known as The Next Generation, developer Hello Games is promising graphical enhancements and smoother gameplay, thanks to a bunch of tweaks underneath the hood.

“Wander across lusher, denser alien

Source: Hot Hardware – No Man’s Sky Next Generation Trailer Highlights Big Graphics Upgrade Coming To PC And Console

Microsoft Edge To Force-Load On Some Websites For Diehard Internet Explorer Users

Microsoft Edge To Force-Load On Some Websites For Diehard Internet Explorer Users
While Microsoft is continuing efforts to kill Adobe Flash, this company is also trying to put Internet Explorer out of its misery. Next month, users who try to go to websites like YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and more will be automatically redirected to the page opening in Microsoft Edge. This “forced IE-to-Edge” action is part of Microsoft’s

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Edge To Force-Load On Some Websites For Diehard Internet Explorer Users

Microsoft Releases Tool To Rid Windows 10 Of Loathsome Adobe Flash Plugin

Microsoft Releases Tool To Rid Windows 10 Of Loathsome Adobe Flash Plugin
Early in September, Microsoft announced the looming end of support for Adobe Flash Player in the Edge browser as we close out 2020 into 2021. We are now creeping toward the end of 2020, and Flash is finally beginning to get the boot. Microsoft has released an update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows and prevent future reinstalls.
Adobe Flash

Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Releases Tool To Rid Windows 10 Of Loathsome Adobe Flash Plugin

AMD Unveils Three Powerful Radeon RX 6000 Series Big Navi Cards To Topple NVIDIA's Best

AMD Unveils Three Powerful Radeon RX 6000 Series Big Navi Cards To Topple NVIDIA's Best
Earlier this month, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su took to the stage and officially unveiled the company’s high-performance Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 series processors. Towards the end of that event, Dr. Su also snuck in a few juicy tid-bits of information regarding the company’s upcoming high performance RDNA 2-based Radeons, often referred to as “Big

Source: Hot Hardware – AMD Unveils Three Powerful Radeon RX 6000 Series Big Navi Cards To Topple NVIDIA’s Best

Apple Is Reportedly Developing Siri-ous Rival To Google’s Search Engine

Apple Is Reportedly Developing Siri-ous Rival To Google’s Search Engine
Once upon a time, if you had a question about something and hoped to find the answer on the web, you might have been compelled to Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com) for the answer. These days, Google is so popular that its search functionality has become a verb, as in, “Why don’t you Google it?” Bing is the other big search engine, but could Apple—and

Source: Hot Hardware – Apple Is Reportedly Developing Siri-ous Rival To Google’s Search Engine

T-Mobile Doubles 2.5GHz Mid-Band 5G Availability Nationwide With 1Gbps Peak Download Speeds

T-Mobile Doubles 2.5GHz Mid-Band 5G Availability Nationwide With 1Gbps Peak Download Speeds
We could definitely say that 2020 is the year of 5G, as most Android flagships released (rocking the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) have come with a 5G modem onboard, and many mid-range smartphones also have 5G courtesy of Snapdragon 76x SoCs. With this in mind, many wireless carriers are working to expand the availability across the United States

Source: Hot Hardware – T-Mobile Doubles 2.5GHz Mid-Band 5G Availability Nationwide With 1Gbps Peak Download Speeds