Micro Center leaks specs and pricing for Intel’s new Alder Lake Core i9 CPU

Richard Lawler 2021-10-22 14:07:40 www.theverge.com Even though someone managed to secure early purchases of a couple of Core i9-12900K CPUs, we still didn’t have detailed information about Intel’s upcoming line of Alder Lake chips. A (now-removed, but shown below)…

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Halo Infinite is getting ray tracing thanks to a Microsoft and AMD partnership

Tom Warren 2021-10-21 09:35:43 www.theverge.com Microsoft has selected AMD as its exclusive PC partner for Halo Infinite. While this means plenty of marketing opportunities, it’s also fostered a closer engineering partnership with AMD that Microsoft says will improve frame…

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Sony is officially bringing God of War to PC

Jay Peters 2021-10-20 11:17:14 www.theverge.com One of Sony’s best PlayStation games, God of War, is headed to PC. The game will be available on January 14th, 2022, and you can preorder it now on Steam and the Epic Games…

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Valve Steam Deck Compatibility program verifies games for the portable

Richard Lawler 2021-10-18 20:23:17 www.theverge.com As the Steam Deck’s December 2021 launch approaches, Valve is taking time to make sure gamers know which titles will work on its portable machine. While its site still promises “Your Steam Library, anywhere,”…

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8BitDo’s very good Pro 2 controller is getting an Xbox version soon

Cameron Faulkner 2021-10-12 11:00:00 www.theverge.com 8BitDo is releasing a wired version of its Pro 2 controller for Xbox consoles and PC on December 8th, 2021. It’s nearly identical in terms of features to the Bluetooth wireless model that my…

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The Ncase M1, a crowdfunded marvel of a PC case, has been discontinued

Sean Hollister 2021-10-13 20:26:11 www.theverge.com In 2012, fed up with the sorry state of small-form-factor (SFF) computer cases, two users on the HardOCP community forum decided to create their own. Wahaha360 and Necere came up with the $200+ Ncase…

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How to fix Deathloop ‘stuttering’ on PC

Sean Hollister 2021-09-20 17:47:32 www.theverge.com Deathloop is the big triple-A game of the moment, and it’s an amazing experience — assuming you’re not fighting your gaming PC to get it to run smoothly. Bethesda is aware, and a patch…

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Razer’s Basilisk V3 has more LEDs and a brilliant scroll wheel

Cameron Faulkner 2021-09-08 11:00:00 www.theverge.com Razer’s new Basilisk V3 wired gaming mouse has arrived with more features than its predecessor, as well as a slightly lower price. It’s out now at Razer’s online store, Amazon, and Best Buy from…

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Nvidia Broadcast now works with more cameras and uses less VRAM

Tom Warren 2021-09-02 09:00:00 www.theverge.com Nvidia is updating its Broadcast app to improve noise removal, support more cameras, and reduce the amount of VRAM used by the app. Nvidia Broadcast is primarily used by streamers and content creators to…

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Intel shows off its answer to Nvidia’s DLSS, coming to Arc GPUs in 2022

Chaim Gartenberg 2021-08-19 09:00:00 www.theverge.com Intel Arc is the company’s first big foray into dedicated gaming GPUs, coming in Q1 2022, but we got another preview at some of additional details for the upcoming graphics cards at the company’s…

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Nvidia expects GPU supply constraints for the ‘vast majority’ of 2022

Tom Warren 2021-08-19 05:49:16 www.theverge.com Nvidia warned earlier this year that the great GPU shortage would last throughout 2021, and now the company expects supply issues to continue well into 2022. Speaking on Nvidia’s Q2 fiscal 2022 earnings call…

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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Alan Walker Edition review

Monica Chin 2021-08-18 09:30:00 www.theverge.com If there’s one company I trust to do a good job with utterly ridiculous computer ideas, it’s Asus. Last fall, the company worked with cyberpunky fashion designer Acronym to make possibly the weirdest-looking gaming…

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Intel’s Arc GPUs are designed to take on Nvidia and AMD for PC gaming

Tom Warren 2021-08-16 09:49:19 www.theverge.com Intel is branding its upcoming consumer GPUs as Intel Arc. This new Arc brand will cover both the hardware and software powering Intel’s high-end discrete GPUs, as well as multiple hardware generations. The first…

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