Kills those Meteor Lake-S cancellation rumors
While earlier rumors suggested that Intel might have canceled its Meteor Lake-S, it appears these CPUs will indeed launch, but sometime next year.
Industry veteran to leave at the end of this year
Scott Herkelman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD’s Graphics Business Unit, has announced his departure from AMD at the end of this year, marking the end of an era and leaving us wondering where he is going next. Scott has been at AMD for the last seven years and launched three generations of RDNA graphics architectures.
Intel XeSS from day one, no DLSS or FSR support
Ubisoft has revealed the PC system requirements for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Mirage title. The requirements do not sound bad and it appears that the game will be decently optimized. Surprisingly, it will get optimizations for Intel Arc GPUs and 13th gen CPUs, and XeSS upscaling technology, with no mention of Nvidia DLSS or AMD FSR.
With 6-core CPU and 6-core GPU with hardware ray tracing
Apple has officially announced its new iPhone 15 lineup, as well as shed a bit more light on the new A17 Pro SoC that will be powering the flagship iPhone 15 Pro series. Based on the 3nm EUV manufacturing process, Apple promises up to 10 percent faster CPU and up to 20 percent faster GPU processing power, and hardware ray tracing, bringing big AAA game titles to the iPhone.
One to have for those new gaming handhelds
Western Digital has unveiled its new WD_BLACK SN770M NVMe SSD, an M.2 2230 form-factor SSD aimed at new handheld consoles like the Valve Steam deck, ASUS ROG Ally, and others.
Brings improved support for AMD Zen 5 CPUs, among other things
FinalWire has released its latest version of AIDA64 diagnostic and benchmarking software, the AIDA64 v6.92. The new version brings improved support for current and upcoming CPUs and GPUs as well as fixes and optimizes some other things.
On September 19-20
Intel has announced its next Intel Innovation 2023 event that will be held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California on September 19-20.
With and without heatsink
Samsung has announced the release of a 4TB version of the SSD 990 Pro series NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD. Based on Samsung's latest eight-generation V-NAND technology and enhanced controller, the 4TB SSD 990 Pro hits peak performance of up to 7,450MB/s for read and 6,900MB/s for write, all at $344.99.
Unveiling in Berlin
While it was expected to launch by the end of last month, Xiaomi has now confirmed that the Xiaomi 13T series will be officially launching on September 26.
Gets GPU benchmarking, courtesy of Redshift rendering engine
Maxon has announced the Cinebench 2024 rendering benchmark, introducing the new Redshift rendering engine, and bringing GPU benchmarking.