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AMD’s New 16-Core CPU Takes Aim at PC Gamers, Throws Shade at Intel

The next generation enhancements promises a whole new experience for AAA and esports games

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The generational gear shift based on AMD Radeon RX5700 series graphic cards and 3rd generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors. Pixabay

Gaming buffs had been waiting for this moment and chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has finally lifted the curtains to reveal six new CPUs, including the powerhouse world’s first 16 core Ryzen 9 3950X desk top processor promising to transform the graphic experience.

At the “next horizon gaming” event at E3 here on Monday, AMD president and CEO Lisa Su announced the generational gear shift based on AMD Radeon RX5700 series graphic cards and 3rd generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors.

Based on the Zen 2 microprocessor core and new RDNA gaming architecture, the next generation enhancements promises a whole new experience for AAA and esports games.

“We have made significant technology bets to push the envelope on high performance computing and give the gamers the hardware they need to power the experience they want,” said Su.

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Gaming buffs had been waiting for this moment and chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has finally lifted the curtains to reveal six new CPUs. Pixabay

AMD’s new processors promise super fast frame rates, realistic visuals and image quality to the games blurring the gaps with reality.

Apart from the CPUs, the entire gaming experience will undergo transformation with memory support, drivers and screens.

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The new line-up will be made available from July onwards and at a price less than the competing options. The flagship 16 core 32 thread Ryzen 9 3950 is priZed at $750. It has a huge 72 MB cache. (IANS)

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Reportedly, Sony Plans to sell off PlayStation Vue Streaming Service

PlayStation Vue's most basic plan increased by $5 per month, but the streaming service is still continuing to lose money

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For now, the PlayStation Vue app is still available on Roku, Apple TV, and of course, Sony PlayStation 4. Pixabay

 Sony is reportedly looking at selling its live TV streaming service PlayStation Vue as it struggles to turn a profit.

The company has reportedly recruited Bank of America Merrill Lynch to explore the possibility of selling off its PlayStation Vue streaming service.

Sony has already approached at least one potential buyer, the sports-focused streaming service FuboTV, with a sale that would include the service’s approximately 5 lakh subscriber base, alongside its underlying technology, The Verge reported.

Recently as this summer, PlayStation Vue’s most basic plan increased by $5 per month, but the streaming service is still continuing to lose money.

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Sony is reportedly looking at selling its live TV streaming service PlayStation Vue as it struggles to turn a profit. Pixabay

Vue was launched as an ambitious original project as one of the first broadcast-over-IP cable-replacement services in 2015.

Last year, PlayStation Vue has lost nearly 2.5 lakh subscribers, putting it significantly behind its compositors like Hulu or Sling TV.

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For now, the PlayStation Vue app is still available on Roku, Apple TV, and of course, PlayStation 4. (IANS)