Reviews

Sapphire Pulse RX 5500 XT Review: Is 4 GB VRAM Enough?

We’ll be taking a slight detour in our testing today to help shed some light on this. Instead of comparing similar cards performance which we typically do. We’ll be testing a Sapphire Pulse 4 GB and comparing it to a Gigabyte Gaming OC 8 GB RX 5500 XT to see what impact, if any, having only 4 GB of VRAM may have on gaming. Since these cards are physically wired at PCIe x8 We’ll also testing PCIe 4.0 against PCIe 3.0 performance to see if opening up the PCIe bandwidth has any impact on the results. Read More

News

CES 2019: AMD Reveals Ryzen 3 and 7nm Radeon VII Vega

Today at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, President and CEO of AMD, Dr. Lisa Su made some announcements that we in the enthusiast market have been waiting impatiently for. Aside from mobile Ryzen with Vega graphics and Epyc server solutions which have already been covered AMD revealed pricing and relative performance numbers for their new, first in the industry, 7nm gaming GPU the Radeon VII. Read More