The graphics card draws power through two 8-pin PCIe power connectors. The PCIe slot delivers up to 75W and each 8-pin PCIe power connector can supply up to 150W, meaning the Radeon RX 6000 could pull up to 375W. It doesn't necessarily mean that Big Navi is a power hog, though. It's just that the juice is there if the graphics card requires it. … [Read more...] about This Is What AMD’s Radeon RX 6000 “Big Navi” Looks Like
The studio was in crunch mode, with six-day work weeks, Bloomberg reported, but there is still work to be done. In an announcement in a tweet, the company said the delay was due to shipping nine versions of the game: Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S and X, PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro, PS5, PC and Stadia, across different generations of hardware. … [Read more...] about Cyberpunk 2077 Hits Another Delay, Now Due December 10th
Some vendors are adopting a new marketing strategy to take advantage of the shortage to maximize their profits. The plan reportedly consists of bundling Ampere graphics cards with high-end motherboards to bolster the sales of the latter. Intel Z490 and AMD X570 and B550 motherboards will seemingly be part of the rumored bundles. Commercial Times mentioned that manufacturers will only use the bundling tactic in certain major markets, but didn't allude to which countries. In terms of supply, the publication's channel industry sources estimated that there would only be around a couple of thousand units of the GeForce RTX 3080 for the Chinese mainland market. … [Read more...] about Report: Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-Series Supply Might Be Scarce Until 2021
Of course, the star of the show here is the motherboard. Based on the Maximus XII Extreme design, it features an LGA1150 socket wired to a Z490 chipset, making it good for CPUs up to the Core i9-10900K. The motherboard comes with a huge, custom EKWB waterblock that covers the CPU and VRM circuitry -- which won't come cheap. … [Read more...] about Asus is Making Gundam-Styled PC Parts for the Japanese Market
Actually, what would really be great to see is a supply of AMD cards that's actually able to meet the demand. That's sort of dependent on the performance and price, but right now, it remains extremely difficult to buy an RTX 30-series GPU. Nvidia supposedly delayed the RTX 3070 launch by two weeks to help build up inventory, but we still fully expect the cards to sell out. Nvidia's CEO even says Nvidia expects demand to outpace supply until early 2021. Unfortunately, while AMD has released guidelines to its retail partners on how to avoid scalpers and bots buying up inventory, we also expect AMD's RX 6000 cards to sell out for at least several weeks after launch. … [Read more...] about Fake Rumors Suck: Will the Real RX 6000 Please Stand Up?