Day: January 9, 2019

Niobe Labs was too hard, so now Destiny 2’s new forge is open anyway
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Niobe Labs was too hard, so now Destiny 2’s new forge is open anyway

Destiny 2 players have been driven mad by an inordinately complicated puzzle at Niobe Labs this week. It’s already taken longer to solve than most any raid in the game’s history, and the end still isn’t in sight. What’s worse is that the next bit of annual pass content won’t unlock until this puzzle is completed – which means every player in the game is waiting for someone to finish Niobe Labs before more broadly accessible new stuff launches in Destiny 2. read more

Here are The Division 2’s system requirements and suite of PC features
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Here are The Division 2’s system requirements and suite of PC features

Ubisoft has revealed system requirements for The Division 2, along with a video breaking down the game’s PC-specific features. Tech director Calle Lejdfors says this verion “is not a port. It’s not a special branch. It’s developed along with every other version of the game.” That’s the sort of reassuring platitude we’ve gotten used to hearing about PC development of AAA games, but hey – it’s nice to hear. read more

AMD’s 7nm 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU is faster and more efficient than Intel’s i9 9900K
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AMD’s 7nm 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU is faster and more efficient than Intel’s i9 9900K

AMD has shown off an early manufacturing sample of its desktop 3rd generation Ryzen processors. In a telling keynote over at CES 2019, AMD CEO Lisa Su showed off the latest 3rd generation Ryzen desktop chips in their full 7nm glory. These will be built on the denser process node, with at least eight-cores and 16 threads, and have already boasted Intel i9 9900K destroying performance. read more

The new AMD Radeon VII can outperform Nvidia’s RTX 2080 with a 7nm Vega GPU
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The new AMD Radeon VII can outperform Nvidia’s RTX 2080 with a 7nm Vega GPU

At AMD’s first ever CES keynote Lisa Su has once more professed the red team’s love for gamers by unveiling the “world’s first 7nm gaming GPU” the Radeon VII graphics card – the next generation of AMD high-performance graphics silicon. Just in case it’s not clear AMD is using Roman numerals there, so it’s pronounced Radeon Seven, and is coming February 2019. read more