AMD has somewhat justified its higher power consumption on the Radeon RX 7000 series compared to those on Nvidia's side. A senior exec feels that many gamers don't care about power draw much.
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AMD has finally managed to fix the high power draw issue which affected its Radeon RX 7900 XTX and 7900 XT GPUs on multi-monitor or 4k144 FreeSync monitors. VR gaming issues have also been fixed.
Nvidia is claiming a pretty ridiculous eight times faster performance on its upcoming RTX 4060 compared to its Pascal-based GTX 1060. The company is also trying to sell the GPU on its efficiency.
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.
Although AMD's all-new Ryzen 9 7950X3D could not be an i9-13900K killer in terms of gaming performance, the new 3D V-cache part completely annihilates the Intel i9 in terms of efficiency.
AMD has reiterated that it's Radeon RX 6000 GPUs offer much more efficiency and value than Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3000. The company has also shared some details regarding the next-gen RX 7000 (RDNA 3).
AMD has issued a correction regarding the 170W power figure that was present on the company's Computex 2022 slides. There was a lot of confusion surrounding this on whether it meant TDP or PPT.
Testing has revealed that Alder Lake P Core i5 parts are outperforming the corresponding higher Core i7 CPU variants. For consumers looking to buy some, this makes choosing much harder.
The displays in Apple's new foldable iPhone models will have 'excellent' power efficiency, according to renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The analyst has also explained the reason behind it.
The performance and efficiency of the AMD RDNA 2 graphics powering the Samsung Xclipse 920 inside Exynos 2200 SoC do not look good. The Exynos 2200 powers some of Samsung's new Galaxy S22 phones.
Nvidia GeForce Ampere RTX 3000 cards fail to save power when the framerates are locked in games. The behavior is common in both the RTX 3070 Ti and the RTX 3090 across the games tested.
Samsung and Marvell have announced a new system-on-a-chip design for massive MIMO and advanced radios. It will become available to Tier One operators in the second quarter of the year.
Microsoft has quietly run battery tests with its Edge browser in Windows 10 October 2018 Update, once again finding it to be more power efficient than Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Apple's new smarthome device is supposed to be a step up from competitors such as Amazon Echo and Google Home. So while the power draw is higher, it is expected to need less than as a 10W LED.
During a talk at this year's Develop conference, former Xbox lead Boyd Multerer discussed his opinions on the PC and how the shift to power-efficiency has left the platform 'confused and forgotten'.
Using a pair of attached headphones, the team from the University of Washington was able to make and receive calls through Skype on the mobile phone they developed that does not have any battery.