Category Archives: User’s Articles

AMD confirms that the ZEN 3 4’th GEN Ryzen Desktop CPUs will only support the new AMD 500-series (or later) chipsets

Written by Metal Messiah

TechPowerUp has just posted a very interesting article. I will try to keep this short and simple though. According to TPU’s article it looks like AMD’s next-gen ZEN3 CPUs won’t be backwards-compatible with the older 400-series, as well as the 300-series of Motherboard chipsets. Continue reading AMD confirms that the ZEN 3 4’th GEN Ryzen Desktop CPUs will only support the new AMD 500-series (or later) chipsets

NVIDIA’s Ampere GPUs will be based on TSMC’s 7nm node, next-gen Hopper lineup might use Samsung’s 5nm process

Written by Metal Messiah

In a new report posted by ChinaTimes it has been outlined that Nvidia’s upcoming “Ampere” GPUs will indeed use TSMC’s 7nm process node technology, while the next-generation “Hopper GPU family would likely be based on Samsung’s 5nm EUV process node. Continue reading NVIDIA’s Ampere GPUs will be based on TSMC’s 7nm node, next-gen Hopper lineup might use Samsung’s 5nm process

Non-Z Motherboards and non-K Intel Comet Lake processors get support for overclocking by ASROCK

Written by Metal Messiah

ASROCK has recently made a bold statement regarding overclocking on their 400 series of Motherboards. According to the company, users can now easily overclock non-K CPUs on any non-Z compatible motherboard, mostly the B460/H470 chipsets. Continue reading Non-Z Motherboards and non-K Intel Comet Lake processors get support for overclocking by ASROCK

Gigabyte confirms that Z490 motherboards will have support for INTEL’s next-gen Rocket Lake-S processors

Written by Metal Messiah

If you have been following the latest roadmap of INTEL Core series of processors, and the new platform they are based on, then you might have noticed that many motherboard vendors have been claiming that their Z490-series of Motherboards have full hardware support for the PCI 4.0 standard. Continue reading Gigabyte confirms that Z490 motherboards will have support for INTEL’s next-gen Rocket Lake-S processors

Epic Games Store now requires a Two-Factor Authentication while claiming free games till May 21st

Written by Metal Messiah

Epic Games has just announced that a two-factor authentication (2FA) will now be required periodically for those who want to claim FREE games from April 28 till May 21. The reason for this particular move remains unclear, but any added layer of “security and protection” is a welcome change for sure, according to the company, when it comes to Epic Games user accounts. Continue reading Epic Games Store now requires a Two-Factor Authentication while claiming free games till May 21st

INTEL’s first public driver released, unlocks the OEM restriction, provides support for Gears Tactics & other games

Written by Metal Messiah

INTEL has just recently released its public DCH drivers for OEM systems, which also provides optimization for Gears Tactics and XCOM: Chimera Squad, and few other games. Continue reading INTEL’s first public driver released, unlocks the OEM restriction, provides support for Gears Tactics & other games