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AMD Launches Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.3.1 Update

AMD has just released a new update for its Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition designated as 21.3.1. This update provides AMD driver support for the new RX 6700 graphics cards as well as software support for DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods – Part Two, Radeon Boost, Radeon Anti-Lag, and Performance Tuning Stress Test. Additionally, AMD has packaged in support for Vulkan and fixed several known issues. For complete details, continue reading AMD’s release notes below. Read More

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Alphacool Launched Eisblock Aurora Acetal GPX-A RX 6800/6900/XT Reference Cooler

Today, Alphacool launched the Eisblock Aurora Acetal GPX-A for the AMD Radeon 6800/6900/XT reference GPUs. Like all of the Eisblock water blocks, it features a full coverage nickel-plated copper cold plate. What is unique to this model is Alphacool decided to reduce the water block thickness as well as the thermal pads creating significantly improved cooling performance. The manufacturer suggested retail price is $159 and is currently available directly from Alphacool. Below is the press release along with the specifications of the cooler. Read More

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MSI Announces Radeon RX 6700 XT Graphics Cards

Recently MSI announced its latest addition to the RX 6000 Series lineup, the RX 6700 XT. Their newest offering will feature AMD’s RDNA2 architecture and 12 GB of GDDR6 memory. The complete lineup consists of three SKUs comprising the RX 6700 XT 12G, RX 6700XT Gaming X 12G, and  RX 6700 XT MECH 2X 12G OC. Pricing, core clocks, and power consumption have not been released but availability is projected for mid-march. Here’s to hoping they can meet this timeframe. Below is the press release from MSI. Read More

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Gigabyte Launches AORUS ELITE series graphics cards

Gigabyte has released the new AORUS ELITE series graphics cards today. Starting with the AORUS GeForce RTX 3060 ELITE 12G and its awe-inspiring triple ring RGB lighting. This new line of cards will utilize the effective Windforce 3X cooling system. Other features will include onboard dual BIOS, graphene nano-lubricated fans, and an included backplate for added structural rigidity. Pricing and availability are still a question at the time of this article. Below is Gigabyte’s official press release. Read More

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Alphacool Announces Two Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A GPU Water Blocks for RX 6800 XT

Alphacool has just announced two new Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A GPU water blocks. Designed for Radeon RX 6800 and 6800XT series cards, the first is compatible with ASUS ROG Strix and TUF video cards, while the other is made for XFX’s Speedster MERC 319 GPUs. As with all Eisblock Aurora Acryl water blocks, these will include an aluminum backplate for improved rigidity and thermal performance. Here is the official release from Alphacool. Read More

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CES 2021: Colorful Launches RTX 3090 Neptune and RTX 3060 GPUs

Colorful has just released the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3090 Neptune water-cooled graphics card. It features a 240 mm All-In-One cooling solution with integrated RGB lighting and a high-performance pump. Unlike other RTX 3090’s The Neptune is only a two-slot design allowing it to fit where others simply won’t. In addition, Colorful is also launching a full line of 3060 graphics cards, the RTX 3060 Advanced OC 10G-V, the RTX 3060 Ultra W 10G-V, and finally the RTX 3060 NB 10G-V. MSRP pricing for the 3090 Neptune is set at $1,999 while the RTX 3060 series cards are available starting at $349. Continue reading for complete details. Read More

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Biostar Announces All New Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics Card

Today, Biostar announced the all-new Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card. Powered by an AMD Navi 21 processor, the RX 6900 XT is projected to outperform the Nvidia RTX 3090. In order to accomplish this it will use 80 compute units and 16 GB of GDDR6 memory. Whether it is able to or not will soon be determined, but one thing is for sure, the battle for the top is heating up and that can only mean good things for consumers. Here is Biostar’s official press release. Read More

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COLORFUL Launches GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Series Graphics Cards

Colorful launched a new line of RTX 3060Ti graphics cards on December 1st. There are a total of four cards in this series for Colorful with the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Vulcan OC 10G-V being its flagship. The other three consist of the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Advanced OC 10G-V, iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Ultra OC 10G-V, and GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Ultra W OC 10G-V. They share the same 4864 CUDA cores, 1410 Mhz base clock, and 8GB of GDDR6 memory. Boasting boost clocks of up to 1815 Mhz is what will separate the Vulcan from the others, each achieving a slightly different boost. Naturally, aesthetics are another major variation. A complete list of specifications and pricing are listed below. Read More