After comparing Intel's new Core i7-7800X and AMD's Ryzen 5 1600 in productivity workloads, we're back by popular request to learn whether Intel still takes the cake when it comes to high-end gaming.
On his 30th birthday in 1993, Huang co-founded Nvidia.
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Today we're taking a glimpse into the future to see how Ryzen 3 will perform when it's released next week. We did the same with Ryzen 5 and those results turned out to be 100% accurate. Ryzen 3 is very similar to the Ryzen 5 1400 with one key change, SMT support has been disabled. So let's find out.
The latest Radeon Crimson driver hotfix (17.7.1) adds support for Radeon RX 460/470 mining cards and the RX 550/560 series. Other bug fixes include Tekken 7, FFXIV and Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.10 crashes. For complete release notes and download links go to our drivers section.
Enter the Radeon RX 560, AMD's last ditch effort to reclaim the entry-level market segment for this generation. Compared to its predecessor, the RX 560 packs 14% more cores that are slightly faster clocked for good measure. But the GTX 1050 enjoyed of a comfortable 18% lead against AMD's last-gen GPU, so it'll be interesting to see what this means for the RX 560.
Codemasters' long-running rally game has returned for its twelfth lap, launching to largely positive reviews last Tuesday on PC, Xbox and PS4. With updated drivers from AMD and Nvidia arriving just a few days later, it seemed like an ideal time to see how the title runs on current and previous-generation GPUs.
This new AMD driver offers a considerable performance boost of up to 30% when using 8xMSAA in DiRT 4 and Prey. There's also a long list of fixed issues among which are a Virtual Super Resolution failure and flickering in some Radeon RX 400 and RX 500 products and enabling HDR on high resolution displays. Go to our drivers section for complete release notes and downloads for all platforms.
A new AMD Crimson hotfix solves random hangs after short periods of gameplay in NieR: Automata as well as long map/launch load times in Forza Horizon 3. Anyone with a Radeon RX 550 series graphics card will be happy to know there is a specific fix for system hangs when entering sleep and hibernate modes, too. As always you can head to our downloads section for complete release notes and download links.
In an effort to continue stirring the hornet's nest, we're back with even more benchmarks (29 games total), this time pitting the Radeon RX 570 against the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB. All things considered, which of these mid-range GPUs makes the most sense to purchase?
Earlier this year we decided to dust off the venerable GTX 980 Ti along with the Radeon R9 Fury X to see how they were getting on it modern titles and what, if anything, had changed. Since then we've had loads of requests to create a similar article comparing the Radeon R9 390 and GeForce GTX 970. So that's exactly what we're doing.