New Patches Resolve AMD Issues in Windows 11

When Windows 11 launched, AMD Ryzen owners quickly discovered the new OS could hit performance hard. Multiple third-party review sites have confirmed that AMD CPUs were taking a hefty L3 cache latency penalty under Windows 11 and paying a penalty for it in real-world applications and games. While some programs…

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Cryptocurrency Miners Bought 700,000 GPUs in Q1 2021

Ever since Ampere’s launch in September 2020, there’ve been questions about how much of the shortage was driven by semiconductors and how much was driven by cryptocurrency demand. Reports over the last 10 months have pointed to various additional causes, including low yields at Samsung, GDDR6 shortages, and ABF (Ajinomoto…

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How to Download Windows 10 for Free

Ever since Microsoft launched Windows 10, it’s made the OS officially or unofficially available. Officially, you stopped being able to download or upgrade your system to Windows 10 on July 29, 2016. Unofficially, you can still download an upgrade license for the OS. And despite statements from Microsoft that it…

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