Powercolor RX Vega Red Dragon gets pictured
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Finally enough GPUs for "cheaper" custom cards

It appears that Powercolor finally managed to get its hands on some of AMD Vega GPUs as its custom RX Vega Red Dragon version has resurfaced and got pictured in all its glory.

Nvidia unveils RTX raytracing technology at GDC 2018
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Teams up with Epic, Remedy, and others for some impressive tech demos

While it was already clear that there won't be any new graphics cards announced from Nvidia at the Game Developers Conference 2018, held this week in San Francisco, Nvidia did reveal some interesting stuff, including its Nvidia RTX Technology for real time raytracing and the new Gameworks SDK modules for raytracing.

Futuremark shows DirectX Raytracing tech demo at GDC 2018
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Says DXR benchmark is coming

Following Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing (DXR) announcement, Futuremark has unveiled its new DXR tech demo at the Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco, showing a first glimpse of what can be achieved with Microsoft's latest DirectX 12 feature.

Nvidia releases Geforce 391.24 WHQL driver
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Support for Sea of Thieves and bunch of bug fixes

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 391.24 WHQL graphics card driver which brings optimizations for the Sea of Thieves game as well as fixes a bunch of bugs seen with the earlier driver releases.

AMD cuts some Ryzen and Threadripper CPU prices
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Ahead of Pinnacle Ridge launch

Ahead of the rumored launch of its second-generation Ryzen CPUs next month, AMD has announced a price cut for some of its current Ryzen-desktop and Ryzen Threadripper processors.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.3.3 driver
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One to have for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.3 driver update which brings support for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out games, support for Vulkan 1.1, as well as fixing a couple of bugs.

Kingston expands its HyperX Fury and Impact DDR4 memory lineup
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Reaching frequencies of up to 3,466MHz

Kingston has announced that it has expanded both the Fury desktop and Impact mobile DDR4 memory lineup with frequencies now reaching up to 3,466MHz for the desktop and 3,200MHz for the mobile lineup.

ASRock teases new Phantom graphics card lineup
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It is not about crypto mining after all

ASRock has released a teaser video for its upcoming Phantom Gaming graphics card lineup, which confirms that the motherboard maker is going after the gaming market rather than the crypto mining one.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X shows up briefly on Amazon.de
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Said it should ship on April 19th

German Amazon has leaked one of the AMD's upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X, with the shipping date set for April 19th.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X spotted in Geekbench
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Higher-clock and higher scores

Both the upcoming Ryzen 5 2600X and the Ryzen 7 2700X have been spotted in the Geekbench database, revealing most of the details about these two upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPUs based on 12nm Zen+ CPU architecture.