Diablo IV has already become available for a number of players, and the authors of Tom`s Hardware decided to test the game on different video cards, including very old ones, because the project has low system requirements, and gamers who participated in the beta test reported that the game feels great on older GPUs.
It turned out that even old 3D cards like the GeForce GTX 670 are enough for normal operation of the game in Full HD at minimum graphics quality settings. Even such an adapter with only 2 GB of memory provides more than 60 fps, although the 1% Low indicator drops up to 28 fps. The GTX 1050 performs better, hitting 56 fps and around 40 fps for 1% Low.
At the same resolution, but already at the maximum graphics quality settings, the GTX 1050 is no longer enough, as the 1% Low value drops to 15 fps. But the GTX 970 or RX 570 handles the game without any problems.
In the same mode, but at 1440p resolution, it is better to get something like the RX 590 or GTX 1070, although the activation of FSR 2 allows you to continue using the same GTX 970.
4K resolution traditionally places much higher demands on the graphics subsystem. Here you already need a video card of a level not lower than the Radeon RX 6600, but better than the RTX 3060. For the cherished 60 fps, you will have to buy at least an RTX 4060 Ti or RX 6700 XT.
It is also worth noting that the game does not currently support ray tracing, but soon such a mode will appear, which will increase the requirements for the GPU.
The Huawei Kirin 9000s platform is truly unique. It has a 12-core processor, although it’s far from record-breaking performance.
The Kirin 9000s platform continues to bring surprises, although smartphones based on it have been on sale for some time.
After the latest Huawei flagships received HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11, Geekbench software began to define the characteristics of the new SoC differently. If earlier it was seen as an eight-core solution, now the number of processor cores is indicated as 12.
It’s worth remembering here that AnTuTu initially determined that the platform had exactly 12 cores, however, including two Cortex-A34.
Geekbench, well, indicates the types of cores, but talks about three clusters: four cores with a frequency of 1.53 GHz, two with a frequency of 2.62 GHz and six with a frequency of 2.15 GHz. This information is confirmed by screenshots from the mobile version of the benchmark.
We have not yet seen mobile SoCs with 12-core CPUs. At the same time, the performance of the Kirin 9000s, despite this configuration, is far from flagship by 2023 standards, that is, the cores themselves are not the most powerful.
A year after the start of sales in China, Xiaomi’s 30-inch gaming monitor has finally reached Europe. The price has been announced
Sales of the new Xiaomi gaming monitor began in Europe: in April 2022, this model entered the Chinese market under the name Redmi Curved Monitor 30, but in Europe the device is called Xiaomi Curved Gaming Monitor 30.
The resolution of the curved panel is 2560 x 1080 pixels, the radius of curvature is 1.8 m. Maximum brightness is 300 cd/sq.m., contrast is 3000: 1. The stated pixel response time is 4 ms, AMD FreeSync Premium, Picture- in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture. Video inputs include one DisplayPort, HDMI 2.1 and HDMI 1.4.
In the UK, the Xiaomi Curved Gaming Monitor 30 costs 240 pounds, in Spain – 240 euros.
The Core i9-14900KF is extremely slightly ahead of the Core i9-13900K and significantly behind the Ryzen 9 7950X3D. The results of the new Intel CPU have appeared in PassMark
The Core i9-14900KF processor appeared in the PassMark benchmark database and immediately became the leader in the single-threaded performance rating.
Despite the fact that technically the Core i9-14900K/KF is a complete copy of the Core i9-13900KS, apparently there are some settings related to power limits. As a result, the new model is still a little faster than its predecessor, although this is unlikely to be noticeable in practice.
But in multi-threaded mode, which is much more important from a practical point of view, everything is more interesting: the new product differs vanishingly little in performance from the Core i9-13900K, and is even inferior to the Core i9-13900KS. And all of them are noticeably behind the Ryzen 9 7950X3D.
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