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    PowerColor Launches Radeon RX 6600 XT Red Devil and Hellhound Graphics Cards

    Will be priced into irrelevence no doubt. AMD seems to think they're entitled to MSRP parity with nvidia due to sometimes matching them in rasterization now, yet with pathetic RT, still questionable software/driver issues and an absolutely unacceptably poor video encoder quality. Meh.
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    Seagate Launching Mass Market 20 TB PMR HDDs in The Coming Months

    I miss samsung :(
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    Neo Forza eSports NFP075 1 TB

    Quite impressed with that chinese NAND.
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    Elgato Launches Light Strip and Wave Panels to Enhance Your Home Studio

    So some foam, and your common USB LED tape, but they'll be ludicrously overpriced because they've written "ELGATO" on them. Ok. Just like the insanely overpriced stream deck - it's just one parts bin tablet LCD with buttons on top, pretending to be a bunch of individual little screens.
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    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6900 XT Gaming OC

    Ever thought of looking at video quality in your reviews? At least when it's a new generation and thus a new encoder. AMD's H.264 is absolutely terrible, they don't seem interested in improving quality whereas nvidia has continually improved NVENC quality. H.265 doesn't fare any better, at this...
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    NVIDIA Silently Increases GeForce NVENC Concurrent Sessions Limit to 3

    Hard to imagine Nvidia being twitchy about VCE, its quality is absolute garbage compared to NVENC, especially for H.264. The latest VCE (which they pointlessly renamed to VCN) has even worse H.264 quality than their 3rd gen VCE (Tonga, 285 / 380). Even that is still worse than first-gen kepler...
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    GDP Win Max is an 8-inch Gaming Laptop with Intel's Ice Lake CPU

    Eh, ryzen 4000U pease
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    AMD Radeon RX 590 GME is a Dressed Up RX 580: No more 12nm, Lower Performance

    Eh, 280 was a rebranded first gen GCN 79xx, 285 (which was later rebranded as the 380) was a new 3rd gen GCN chip more like Fiji (FuryX) though. Meanwhile you had second gen GCN with Hawaii as the 290 and later rebranded as the 390. AMD's lineup is/was messy. Also funnily enough, Tonga (285...
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    Western Digital Unveils WD_BLACK Gaming Storage Lineup

    So it's a regular drive, but they feel entitled to charge extra for it because they've written "XBOX" on the case? It reminds me of those overpriced microsd cards from sandisk that cost 30% more because they're red and say NINTENDO SWITCH on them :laugh:
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    Ubisoft's UPlay+ Goes Live, September Month Free

    In the UK, no it isn't live.
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    Elgato Expands the Stream Deck Range with Stream Deck XL and Stream Deck Mobile

    Weird to limit it to apple when ~85% of the market chooses Android
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    Sapphire Outs Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ OC Sans "Special Edition"

    A re-released re-released 2016 GPU, meh. Make something new AMD :/
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    Domain Hoarder Sells "CPUCooler Dot Com" and Related Domain Names

    I bought one once, genuinely intending to start up a fansite of a game I played, but ended up couldn't be bothered doing all the programming. I ended up selling it to the publisher for 1,000 euros :p
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    Forza Horizon 4 Demo Out, Initial Benchmarks Reveal a More Demanding Racer

    I just can't trust them. I'm sure it's going to not be so much a racing game as a DLC / microtransaction template that also lets you drive cars.