Dell Responds to RTX 3070 Gimping in the Alienware M15 R5 – Highlighting NVIDIA’s “Transparency” on Mobile – CUDA Core Counts are OEM Adjustable

Yesterday we reported on how Dell somehow yet conveniently managed to fuck up Alienware M15 R5 Ryzen Edition laptops featuring the RTX 3070 with an artificial limitation that essentially lobs off 10% of its shader count (4608 vs 5120), along with reporting software such as HWINFO reporting incorrect values for RT Cores, Tensor Cores, ROPs […]

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Dell Caught Gimping GeForce RTX 3070 Alienware M15 Ryzen Edition R5 Laptops With Dodgy VBIOS

Dell has found themselves in hot water yet again as poor laptop consoomers have sadly discovered that their Alienware M15 R5 laptops with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 “Laptop GPU” come with fewer than specified CUDA cores. For those who don’t know, the GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU is supposed to come with 5120 CUDA […]

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Kepler Depression – NVIDIA to Abandon GeForce Driver Updates for Kepler Following R470 Drivers

Kepler was already EOL (end of life) but I guess for the sake that it continued to receive driver updates that don’t actually increase performance or stability in newer titles means it wasn’t exactly dead already. But I digress, having owned one of these piece of shit graphics cards I know what entails when you […]

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