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amd-logoAMD is introducing their fastest Zen 4 processor for gamers. Today marks the end of the review embargo on the new 7000-series. The first official evaluations of the new Ryzen CPUs have arrived. Click on the links below for the latest on these new AMD processors.

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NVIDIA today released the latest version of GeForce Game Ready drivers. Version 517.48 WHQL comes with optimization for Overwatch 2. It also offers optimization for Microsoft Flight Simulator with DLSS support. A number of bugs are addressed with this release. To begin with, display brightness settings not being applied correctly on certain kinds of Lenovo notebooks in dGPU mode, has been fixed. The “NVIDIA GPU only” toggle not persisting on reboots on certain notebooks, has been fixed. The “reduce noise” option with ray tracing in Adobe Illustrator appears pixellated, which has been fixed.

Random crashes in DirectML.dll with Adobe Photoshop have been fixed. Performance issues with VRR monitors in Fusion 360 has been fixed. Shadow flickering with “Jurassic World Evolution 2″ has been fixed. Some UWP apps in Windows 11 exhibit lag with G-SYNC, which has been fixed. Language bugs with NVIDIA Control Panel has been fixed. External displays connected via USB-C or Thunderbolt dongles in Razer notebooks not correctly being detected, have been fixed. MS Flight Simulator exhibiting texture corruption after extended gameplay, has been fixed.

You can download the GeForce 517.48 WHQL drivers via GeForce.com.

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AMD today released the Adrenalin 22.9.2 drivers. These drivers add support for the Radeon Graphics iGPU of the new Ryzen 7000 desktop processors that go on sale today. Game optimization is added for “Grounded.” A handful of issues have been identified with the release. Radeon Super Resolution failing to trigger after changing resolution in games such as Nioh 2, has been identified. Improper rendering of Oculus dashboard menus with RX 6000-series graphics cards has been identified. GPU utilization being stuck at 100% in Performance Metrics after closing games in some cards such as the RX 570, has been identified. Display briefly showing corruption when switching between video and games in some GPUs such as the RX 6700 XT, has been identified. Vertical Refresh Sync being set to “off” globally causing stuttering or driver timeouts, has been identified. Dropped frames in video playback have been identified.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.9.2 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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AMD late Wednesday released the Adrenalin 22.9.1 beta drivers. These come with optimization for “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II” open beta, There’s only one issue fixed with this release, and that’s Enhanced Sync causing an intermittent black-screen to occur when playing games or videos using extended displays, and switching the Enhanced Sync feature on or off. Support appears to have been added for various new Radeon 600M-series iGPU models, which feature with the recently announced Ryzen 7020 and Athlon 7020 “Mendocino” entry-level processors. The upcoming Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” desktop processors are expected to feature a similar class of iGPU.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.9.1 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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NVIDIA today released the GeForce 516.94 WHQL drivers. These come game-ready for “Spider-Man Remastered,” which includes support for DLSS, DLAA, HBAO+, and ray tracing effects. Optimization is also added for “Madden NFL 23″ and “Super People.” The drivers also add G-SYNC compatibility for about 18 new monitor models; GeForce Experience optimal settings for 13 new games; and fixes a handful issues. These include game stability with “Apex Legends,” a performance improvement for Red Dead Redemption 2 with DLSS enabled; a game freezing bug with “Overwatch,” brightness settings not working with certain MSI Raider notebook models; switching DLSS presets causing artifacts with “Chivalry 2,” an application crash at startup with “Dungeons 3,” random game freezes with “Destiny 2,” artifacts with “Prepar3D,” a stutter noticed in the Xbox app within Windows; and audio drop-outs noticed on NVIDIA “Ampere” GPUs connected to an HDMI 2.1 AV receiver when playing back content with Dolby Atmos.

You can download the GeForce 516.94 WHQL 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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