In the media, it has been widely reported that some 128 staff at Intel are being laid off. The job loses are coming from HQ as Intel as chosen to focus on other aspects of business as it tries to recover from a lot of technical problems. Intel has been slow to modernize the production... Continue Reading →


Been playing the development version of Halo: Combat Evolved, Steam ed. The beta is not open to the public as experienced testers are needed to identify exact locations of bugs as well as specific issues. The first 2 chapters are not available yet so the action continues at the Pillar of Autumn which the player... Continue Reading →


Deep Silver was a day late publishing Metro Exodus on Steam. Recall the outrage of removing the game at the last minute and selling the game exclusively with the Epic loader alienated a lot of the community. Today the game is selling briskly but this may have been motivated by the 40% discount that the... Continue Reading →

R5 3600 ON THE X470

The MSI X470 Gaming Plus is likely to be in use for quite some time. The domestic protestors have shut down the rail so postal services are impacted. Parking my R5 3600 on that board was good, bad and ugly: The good, RAM at DDR4-3200. The bad the RX 480 8GB seems to be seen in error... Continue Reading →

442.37 HOTFIX

GeForce driver 442.37 is available for Windows 10 x64. GeForce Hotfix display driver version 442.37 is based on the latest Game Ready Driver 442.19 FIXES AND UPDATES [Zombie Army: Dead War 4][Vulkan]: Game may display flicker when in game HDR is enabled [Red Dead Redemption 2][Vulkan]: Random crash during gameplay on Pascal and older GPUs... Continue Reading →

E3 2020 IN JUNE

It seems that E3 2020 has some big names not attending. E3 2020 is scheduled to run from June 9 through June 11. Sony will not be presenting its play station for example. It may be that they are focusing more on their home market where their market share is very high. If they change... Continue Reading →


MSI Live Update has managed to brick the X570-A PRO motherboard. So the R5 3600 is now installed on the X470 Gaming Plus pending recovery or RMA. Running the BIOS recovery was useless. The CPU LED was on at all times. It seems that something serious has happened winch has left the board as unusable.... Continue Reading →


The AMD R5 3600 CPU has arrived and it is now installed on the MSI X570-A PRO. Some issues with the RAM were fixed when the RAM was reinstall one stick at a time to get the BIOS to reset properly. Now the RAM runs at the native DDR4-3200 which is what the RAM was... Continue Reading →


KB4532693 applies to: Windows 10 version 1903, Windows Server version 1903, Windows 10 version 1909 and Windows Server version 1909. This brings the build to 18363.657. Addresses an issue that occurs when migrating cloud printers during an upgrade. Improves the installation experience when updating to Windows 10, version 1903. Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows Fundamentals,... Continue Reading →

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