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corsair-k57-rgb-wireless-keyboardBy Hilbert Hagedoorn @ Guru3D

Corsair has been going strong with their Slipstream based products, next to that another new technology they introduced was Capellix LED technology. Both now have been embedded in the new K57 RGB Wireless keyboard, and it is pretty darn nice folks.

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nvidia-geforce-logoSource: TechPowerUp!

NVIDIA yesterday posted its much publicized GeForce 436.02 WHQL Gamescom Special graphics drivers that brought about performance improvements across a spectrum of games, and added new features such as low-latency input (akin to AMD Radeon Anti-Lag), and beat Intel to Integer Upscaling. The installer that brought all these goodies to you, however, was buggy, as NVIDIA admitted. It originally installed GeForce Experience regardless of obtaining GDPR-mandated user-consent, and made deselecting the application in the “Custom Install” components list impossible.

Later in the evening, NVIDIA temporarily pulled the driver from the Downloads section of its website, and hours later, re-uploaded the drivers with an installer that fixes this bug. The driver version number remains the same, all that’s changed is an “-rp” suffix in the installer binary’s file-name (eg: “436.02-desktop-win10-64bit-international-whql-rp.exe”).

You can download the updated GeForce 436.02 WHQL Gamescom Special drivers via GeForce.com.

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newhardware-iconCheck out these latest hardware announcements for today from around the web. Also included are some hardware news bits, and on some days, a few rumors tossed in for good measure. Click on the links below to read the official press release, visit the products web page, or to an independent news source.

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asus-rog-radeon-rx-5700-xt-strix-ocBy W1zzard @ TechPowerUp!

ASUS today launched the first fully custom-design Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card, the Republic of Gamers STRIX RX 5700 XT OC. The company leads a string of custom-design Radeon RX 5700 series “Navi” graphics card launches from AMD’s add-in board partners a little over a month after AMD debuted this 7 nm GPU on 7/7 (7th July). The RX 5700 XT and its sibling, the RX 5700, have until today only been available in AMD’s reference-design boards.

The Radeon RX 5700 XT is AMD’s first true performance-segment graphics card in over two years since the RX Vega series. It’s based on the brand new “Navi” architecture that leverages the 7 nm silicon fabrication process and brand new number-crunching machinery AMD calls RDNA compute units. These constitute the biggest update to AMD’s GPU design since the very first Graphics CoreNext (GCN) architecture circa 2013. Together with clock speeds, RDNA is designed to bring about massive IPC improvements over GCN. The silicon also has a number of architectural changes. An interesting series of price adjustments and product launches ensures that even at its starting price of $399, it offers a bit more price-performance than NVIDIA.

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sapphire-radeon-rx-5700-xt-pulseBy Parm Mann @ HEXUS

AMD has returned from the premium graphics wilderness with the launch of its Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards. Powered by the 7nm Navi architecture, the first two boards – RX 5700 XT and RX 5700 – have made things interesting in the mid-to-high-end space, and a solid showing from reference boards has left us eager to see how custom partner cards will fare.

That wait ends today with the arrival of Sapphire Pulse variants priced at £425 and £365, respectively. We’re beginning with the dearer RX 5700 XT Pulse, with the RX 5700 Pulse to follow, so let’s get stuck in.

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amd-radeon-software-adrenalin-2019Source: TechPowerUp!

AMD has released Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.8.1 drivers as the first custom-design Radeon RX 5700-series graphics cards took to the shelves. The drivers add Microsoft PlayReady 3.0 DRM support for the RX 5700 series. The drivers also fix several issues but don’t even acknowledge the elevated idle fan-speeds on reference RX 5700-series graphics cards, in what is shaping up to be a bait-and-switch tactic that’s unbecoming of a company like AMD. Among the resolved bugs are color corruption noticed upon install of Radeon Software on Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903) without Windows Update KB4505903 in place.

A black screen noticed on RX 5700 series with automatic memory overclocking enabled in games with full-screen display settings, has also been fixed. The drivers also fix Radeon Chill settings not being in sync with game profiles changed in-game using Radeon Overlay. Radeon AntiLag slightly impacting performance in some games has also been fixed. Uninstalling RX 5700 drivers on Windows 7 machines resulting in a black-screen has also been fixed. ReLive recording not working correctly on Windows 7 with RX 5700 series has also been fixed.

The new Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.8.1 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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cooler-master-silencio-s600By Krzysztof Hukalowicz @ Guru3D

It’s time to check out the new Cooler Master Silencio S600 mid-tower PC chassis. CM released many new cases recently, including the Masterbox Q500L and the NR600, which we reviewed on Guru3d in May and June respectively. I’ve mentioned the latter on purpose, as the Silencio S600, which is the hero of this test, is very, very similar in overall design to the NR600. The case was announced in mid-June. As the name of the series suggests, it should be a silent chassis, and it comes with several design elements that minimize noise pollution. There’s a soundproofing internal lining, a light frame, and several anti-vibration pads inside. If the external design is sober and consistent with such staples of the Silencio family as e.g. an SD card reader on the I/O panel, then the internal layout has evolved. It’s been adapted to meet modern standards in terms of gaming chassis design and water-cooling compatibility.

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