Category - Software

AMD removes anti-lag in all games

AMD has withdrawn support for Anti-Lag in all supported games due to reports of incidents and bans caused by anti-cheat software and game crashes. In their latest driver, Adrenalin 23.10.2, the Anti-Lag feature has been disabled. It was confirmed that Anti-Lag was the main reason for lockups in popular eSports titles like Counter-Strike 2. Other [...]

AMD improves anti-lag with system delay monitoring

AMD has added a useful feature called “System Lag” in its latest driver that allows latency monitoring in games that support Anti-Lag technology. Radeon RX 7000 GPU owners can use this feature to determine their PC’s system lag, especially when Anti-Lag is enabled. Similar to NVIDIA’s PCL feature in the FrameView [...]

Windows 12: Launch possible as early as fall 2024?

Windows 12 rumors have gained momentum in the industry. Now, a senior Intel executive has hinted that the new operating system may appear in 2024. David Zinser, Intel’s chief financial officer, said in an interview at the Citi 2023 Global Technology Conference that the coming year would be “particularly exciting,” especially for [...]

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000WX CPUs: CPU-Z support confirmed

The latest version of CPU-Z now supports the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000WX CPUs that will be part of the upcoming Storm Peak platform. This offers an early look at the new CPU generation that is expected to dominate the workstation segment. CPU-Z and similar applications are always a good way to learn about CPU series before they are released [...]

AMD ray tracing: RADV driver brings performance leap

AMD has significantly improved the ray tracing performance of its Radeon graphics cards on Linux. The new drivers, which are based on the open-source Mesa RADV Vulkan, use “monolithic pipelining” to boost performance. This means that ray tracing calculations are now performed in a single step, instead of multiple steps. This [...]

NVIDIA releases DLSS 3.5 SDK: Gamers already share DLLs and are amazed

This week has brought significant advances in the world of gaming technology. NVIDIA unveiled an updated version of their DLSS3 library with a strong focus on improving ray tracing capabilities. At the same time, AMD has unveiled its long-awaited competitor to DLSS3, which is analogously called FSR3. Both upscaling technologies are scheduled for [...]

XeSS 1.2 is now available and scores with clever backwards compatibility

If you were to continuously look at the development of Intel’s temporary upscaling technology, known as XeSS, you could definitely see noticeable progress. Apparently, a new version was recently released in conjunction with the current Software Development Kit (SDK). It can be assumed that this update contains a freshly revised libxess.dll [...]

AMDVLK 2023.Q3.1 with Phoenix APU support and performance tuning released

AMDVLK 2023.Q3.1 was released this morning as the latest update for AMD’s official open-source Radeon Vulkan Linux driver. This represents the first update since mid-June and brings several new features and improvements. One of the significant changes in AMDVLK 2023.Q3.1 is the integration of support for Phoenix APUs. This will enable smooth [...]