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AMD Radeon Adrenalin 21.9.2 Driver Update

Fresh on the heels of Adrenalin 21.9.1 driver from a week ago, AMD released 21.9.2 yesterday with support for the newly released World War Z: Aftermath, New World, and Diablo 2: Resurrected (set to release September 23rd). In addition to the new game support, there are several fixed issues including improvements to Radeon Software. Read AMD’s Release Notes below for all the details as well as links to download the new driver. Read More

MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio Review
Reviews

MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio Review

Today we have our hands on an aftermarket card, the MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio. The Gaming X Trio version of this card brings a more robust VRM design, a large triple-fan heatsink, and a small overclock out of the box. The 2.5-slot+ cooling solution includes RGB lighting on top and the front on the middle fan shroud. A full-length graphene backplate with a white MSI dragon cleans up the card’s backside while adding some rigidity. Overall, it’s a  good looking card and will fit in well with most build themes. Read More

Motherboards

CES 2021: COLORFUL Introduces iGame Z590 Vulcan W and CVN B560M GAMING FROZEN Motherboards

Among the other announcements from yesterday is from Colorful who offering new Z590 based motherboards, the Vulcan W, VulcanX, Gaming Pro/Frozen and Z590 Battle-Axe boards for the upcoming Rocket Lake CPU from Intel. The new boards include full PCIe 4.0 support (with RL based CPUs), 2.5 GbE and Wi-Fi 6 networking, capable power delivery and more. Keep an eye out for reviews of these boards in the coming months. Read More

Cooling

XPG Launches Levante 360 All-in-One Liquid Cooler

Today, XPG Launched the second generation of its All-in-One liquid cooler, the XPG Levante 360. The new AIO uses Asetek’s 7th generation pump and a large 360mm radiator and a ‘thermally optimized’ copper plate with 0.15 mm-thin microchannels to dissipate the heat. XPG equipped the Levante 360 with three Dual Ring 120mm fans (40K hours at 40°C MTBF) to move air through the radiator. Each fan sports twenty RGBs along with the pump cap that is also lit up with RGB lighting. Read More

Reviews

MSI RTX 3080 SUPRIM X Review: Ampere Supreme?

Our next review will cover the MSI RTX 3080 Suprim X (pronounced /so͞oˈprēm/, like Supreme). The Suprim X lineup resides above the Gaming X cards relegating those SKUs to second in front of the Ventus line. The new GPU series features dual BIOS capability, a new Twin Frozr 2S heat sink, higher TGP than the Gaming X Trio line, and robust power delivery to support the additional power draw. Read More