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JEMC said:

Titan Quest, first released in 2006, has a new expansion set in Atlantis
Titan Quest is nearly 13 years old, but it just got a new expansion this week. Atlantis, the third DLC add-on for 2006’s action RPG, invites players to explore another mysterious mythological realm, this one beneath the ocean and beyond the bounds of reality as we know it.

Absolutely loving the support this game has been getting... If only all developers/publishers would take note!

JEMC said:

AMD Radeon RX 3080 XT "Navi" to Challenge RTX 2070 at $330
Rumors of AMD's next-generation performance-segment graphics card are gaining traction following a leak of what is possibly its PCB. Tweaktown put out a boatload of information of the so-called Radeon RX 3080 XT graphics card bound for an 2019 E3 launch, shortly after a Computex unveiling. Based on the 7 nm "Navi 10" GPU, the RX 3080 XT will feature 56 compute units based on the faster "Navi" architecture (3,584 stream processors), and 8 GB of GDDR6 memory across a 256-bit wide memory bus.

The source puts out two very sensational claims: one, that the RX 3080 XT performs competitively with NVIDIA's $499 GeForce RTX 2070; and two, that AMD could start a price-war against NVIDIA by aggressively pricing the card around the $330 mark, or about two-thirds the price of the RTX 2070. Even if either if not both hold true, AMD will fire up the performance-segment once again, forcing NVIDIA to revisit the RTX 2070 and RTX 2060.

>>My biggest problem with this rumor is that AMD themselves confirmed during their conference call after the Q1 results that Navi would launch in the third quarter, so between July and September, and that goes against what this rumors says about an E3 launch.

I will believe it when I see it... For the Radeon RX 3080XT to match the Geforce RTX 2070 it needs to increase performance by 75% over Polaris... I just don't see it happening at this point... Not while still sticking with GCN. - 40% improvement, sure.

In saying that... With 2x 8-pin power connectors, AMD may have thrown any idea of energy efficiency (I.E. Vega/RX 590) and driving these parts as hard as they can go in terms of clockrates.

But that means nVidia is still going to be more efficient... And you get value added extras like Ray Tracing.

Should be interesting either way.

JEMC said:

AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPU with 16 cores leaks
Twitter CPU and GPU leakster Tum Apisak has shared the specs of one of the upcoming top-end AMD Ryzen 3000 series processors, which we expect to be officially unveiled at Computex 2019 at the end of the month. Tum found online benchmark database traces for what he described as a "Zen2 ES 16 Core" processor with 16 cores - and in its current form it has base/boost 3.3GHz / 4.2GHz clock frequencies.


>>That this processor runs on an X570 board makes this a RyZen 3000 and not a Threadripper product.

Also, just to put things into perspective, the engineering sample of the Threadripper 2950X, with also 16 cores, where 3.4GHz and 4.0GHz, with the final product being 3.5 and 4.4GHz.

With the CCX count up to 8-cores now, this was always a possibility.
Ryzen should get a big uptick with the move to 7nm.

..Now if only AMD could get their mobile efforts sorted... They are smashing it out on the Desktop/Server.