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amd-radeon-rx-6800With the launch of the new AMD Radeon RX 6800 Series graphics cards, we have gathered a number of reviews on the RX 6800 and 6800 XT. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 graphics card, powered by AMD RDNA™ 2 architecture, featuring 60 powerful enhanced Compute Units, 128 MB of all new AMD Infinity Cache and up to 16GB of dedicated GDDR6 memory, is engineered to deliver ultra-high frame rates and serious 4K resolution gaming. Click on the links below for reviews on these two new Nvidia fighters.

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Hot on the heels of its massive Radeon RX 6800 series graphics card launch, AMD released the Radeon Software Adrenalin 20.11.2 WHQL drivers. These drivers add support for the newly launched Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 graphics cards. It also adds optimization of “World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.” The Vulkan ICD is expanded with a new extension, “VK_KHR_fragment_shading_rate.”

AMD also fixed a handful new bugs. To begin, hitching or stuttering caused by Radeon Instant Replay during fullscreen video playback has been fixed. Certain RX 500 series graphics cards not remembering fan settings after sleep has been fixed. With multiple multiple high refresh rate Radeon FreeSync displays connected to certain RX 500 series graphics cards, glitching was being noticed, which has been fixed. A case of stuttering when disabling performance metrics overlay in-game has also been fixed. Performance issues RX 5700 series cards were noticing with “Xuan-Yuan Sword VII” have been fixed. Mouse corruption in “Serious Sam 4,” when changing graphics options in Vulkan API mode, has been fixed.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 20.11.2 WHQL drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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NVIDIA today released the GeForce 457.30 WHQL drivers. The drivers come “game ready” (optimized) for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Godfall. The SLI profile for Black Desert has also been updated. The drivers also add G-Sync support for the Acer CP3271U V, Asus XG27AQ, MSI MAG274QR and Xiaomi Mi 245 HF monitors.

Among the bugs fixed with this release are a drop in performance during gameplay for Warzone; a laptop-only error where the internal panel flashes upon resume from sleep mode or from display off; and a bug specific for Ampere, in a G-SYNC, HDR, Dual-head 8K display environment where the display screen goes black.

You can download the GeForce 457.30 WHQL drivers via GeForce.com.

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AMD has released the latest version of Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition. Version 20.11.1 beta comes with optimization for Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, DiRT 5, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Godfall. With Godfall, the drivers offer up 7% higher performance as tested with an RX 5700 XT. The driver changelog does not mention any issues fixed with this release, and only a short list of new issues known to AMD, which it’s working on to fix.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.1 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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nvidia-geforce-rtx-3070-feNVIDIA has released its new RTX 3070 Founders Edition graphics card. And custom cards from various manufactures are also now available. NVIDIA has lifted the embargo on reviews for the new Geforce 3070 card. We have gathered a number of reviews and listed the links below. Here’s a bit from NVIDIA:

The GeForce RTX™ 3070 is powered by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture. Built with enhanced Ray Tracing Cores and Tensor Cores, new streaming multiprocessors, and high-speed G6 memory, it gives you the power you need to rip through the most demanding games.

NVIDIA RTX 3070 Founders Edition Reviews:

NVIDIA RTX 3070 Custom Card Reviews:

  • ETEKNIX - ZOTAC GAMING RTX 3070 Twin Edge OC
  • GURU3D - ASUS RTX 3070 TUF
  • HEXUS - GIGABYTE RTX 3070 GAMING OC
  • TECHPOWERUP! - EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 FTW3 Ultra
  • WCCTECH - GALAX RTX 3070 SG
  • GURU3D - MSI RTX 3070 GAMING X TRIO

 

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NVIDIA has released the GeForce 457.09 WHQL drivers. The drivers come “game ready” (optimized) for Watch_Dogs Legion, DiRT 5, Ghostrunner, and NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered. The biggest change has to be support for the new GeForce RTX 3070 which goes on sale today. The drivers also add G-Sync support for Acer XB323U GX, ASUS VG279QL1A, Dell AW2521HFLA and Gigabyte FI25F displays. Among the bugs fixed with this release are a crash-to-desktop seen with “For Honor,” a random flicker observed on G-Sync multi-monitor setups when playing back YouTube or Twitch at 144 Hz; a black screen observed during game launch on displays with DSC enabled, and a bug with Freesync displays where half the screen goes blank with G-Sync enabled.

You can download the GeForce 457.09 WHQL Game Ready drivers via GeForce.com.

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