Microsoft may finally be getting to fix File Explorer issues on Windows 11 23H2. There have been user complaints over the general performance and snappiness of the component, among others.
Windows 11 Insider build 23595 has some Copilot changes and more
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Intel's 6.0GHz Core i9-14900K snatches the crown back from AMD's 7950X3D
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A bug can apparently speed up Windows File Explorer when switching to full-screen mode (by pressing F11) and then exiting full-screen mode. It makes folder content and thumbnails load much faster.
Following AMD fixing its Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart issues related to rendering and ray tracing, Nvidia has now released a hotfix driver to fix its own DirectStorage performance problems.
Intel and Netflix co-developed the SVT-AV1 codec a few years ago, a software-based CPU encoding AV1 solution. The latest update of the codec claims to feature a performance boost of up to 40%.
The latest versions of Geekbench, v6.1, as well as y-cruncher, have improved support for Intel's AVX-512 instruction. However, Intel's own current processors do not support this anymore.
Unlike Microsoft's Windows 11, next-gen Linux will not only support older AMD Ryzen processors, but they could even get some decent performance boosts too. This is suggested by a recent patch.
After releasing Moment 3, Microsoft has gone in-depth in terms of details about the performance improvements it made to Windows 11 and its various applications and features over the year.
Microsoft has announced several developer tools and solutions today at its Build 2023 event. Leaked previously, the company has unveiled its new Dev Box today which claims to boost VS performance.
Microsoft has announced today a major update for its Lists app. The main highlight of the update revolves around performance and optimization as the tech giant promises twice the speed.
As Microsoft makes more progress with ReFS on Windows 11, Linux is also getting performance optimizations and improvements on some of its major file systems, namely, F2FS, Btrfs, and EXT4.
Intel is making a new L4 cache specifically designed for improving boot times on its next-gen Meteor Lake processors. This means we could expect faster booting on next-gen Windows 11, and more.
The latest version, 1.2, of the DirectStorage API brings new features, changes and improvements, as well as bug fixes. Microsoft says there is performance improvements in store as well, even for HDDs.
Following Teams, Microsoft's Teams for Education is also getting a two times performance boost, alongside reduced CPU, RAM, disk, and other resource usages. There are also other new features.
AMD recently released chipset drivers for Windows which are optimized for Ryzen 7000X3D chips and boost performance-per-watt. A new CPPC patch reveals power efficiency gains are also coming to Linux.
The reviews for AMD's highly anticipated Ryzen 7950X3D came out earlier today and it's a good gaming CPU. In this article, we show how the Xbox Game Bar app can be used to get the best of the chip.
While not publicly listed yet, some of AMD's partners have begun releasing AMD's new 5.01.29.2026 chipset driver which boosts performance of Ryzen 7000X3D CPUs on Windows 11 and Windows 10.
AMD has been on a roll lately. After promising performance gains with its previous GPU driver, it now claims to have fixed Ryzen and Radeon DX 11 issues with the latest Windows WHQL driver update.
Although AMD didn't promise any gains specific to ray tracing with its recent RX 6000-series driver, rumors suggested there were big gains to be had. We tested to see if there was any truth to these.
A major new version of Microsoft Teams will reportedly be released in a preview version in March. It will have lots of RAM, CPU, and battery life improvements and has been labeled as Teams 2.0 or 2.1.
AMD took a long time to finally release a driver for its last gen Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs. However, the delay may be worth it as some users are reporting massive performance gains in ray tracing.
The February update for Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) is here. The latest release claims to improve performance by up to 50% in the case of AMD and Intel CPUs, alongside other improvements.
Linux users who run AMD Ryzen systems can be very happy today. Latest testing data shows that the newer Linux platform is showing very significant performance gains over the last few years.
Macrium Reflect has released its latest update under version 8.1. While the new release brings many improvements like a BitLocker bug fix, BSOD fix, and more, the software is no longer free.
AMD announced its new Ryzen 7000X3D processors earlier. The company says it worked with Microsoft, and others, to optimize Windows 11 (and possibly Windows 10), to best take advantage of the new CPUs.
Microsoft's exFAT file system is about to get much faster on Linux thanks to contributions from Sony. This is the second time this year that exFAT is looking at such a large performance uplift.
Linux is set to receive another major boost to performance on Intel hybrid CPUs like 12th Gen Alder Lake, and newer CPUs. This is revealed by a set of new patches that have been sent in for RFC.
Microsoft detailed another big performance boost to Teams, claiming faster switching, responsiveness, and latency improvements. However, some of the percentage gains appear to be somewhat misleading.
Microsoft's recent gaming performance boost tips may be helping Intel in a bit of an unexpected way. Thanks to those disabled security features, Intel Arc is seeing a significant improvement.
Mozilla Firefox 105 is now available, it packs significant improvements to how the browser handles low-memory situations. Both Linux and Windows customers will see the benefits of these changes.
Microsoft and Intel touted special Windows 11 optimization on Alder Lake when it came out. However, the performance gap has shrunk and it could be completely wiped out thanks to new Linux patch.
Marvel's extremely popular Spider-Man Remastered becomes one of the first titles to show insane performance gains going from DDR4 to DDR5. In certain cases, the difference is nearly 40%.
Google TV has performance issues, admitted Google, and assured that users of the platform on Chromecast and third-party devices should see significant improvement in boot time, scrolling, and apps.
Intel is allegedly upping the power draw of the upcoming Raptor Lake-S flagship, the i9-13900K. The company is apparently bumping up the power headroom to 350W for a new "extreme performance" mode.
NASA has announced that is going to upgrade its ancient 30-year old systems with state of the art technology. The next-gen computing systems are going to be around a 100 times faster.
The $299 Xbox Series S could soon get a performance boost due to improvements brought on in the latest June 2022 Microsoft GDK. The boost will be the outcome of memory enhancements in the new GDK.
The ESA's MARSIS instrument inside the Mars Express orbiter is finally getting a much needed software upgrade to improve its performance. The previous software is 20 years old and based on Windows 98.
AMD's upcoming Windows 11 22H2 driver based on WDDM 3.1 will finally optimize the performance of OpenGL applications on Radeon GPUs, something which has been a problem for a very long time.
Microsoft has detailed how it was able to improve Teams' power efficiency by up to 50%. The improvements however are using June 2020 as baseline, but it is still quite impressive regardless.
A patch has been released by a Redditor that improves performance on AMD Ryzen CPUs in the extremely popular Cyberpunk 2077 title. The hotfix enables SMT on Ryzen for better CPU utilization.
Game Booster is an easy-to-use program that shuts down unnecessary system processes in order to improve the performance of resource-thirsty games.