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Understandably, AMD is really keen to sell through the remaining stock of its previous-generation RNDA 2-based graphics cards. To that end, the company has put up a blog post with a bunch of price-versus-performance data that carefully outlines why its Radeon RX 6000 series cards offer the best... Read more...
There are many examples of why buyers should beware if they are considering perusing the used market for graphics cards. However, sellers of used, and possibly abused, old graphics cards have hit upon a new technique to deceive GPU hungry folkpainting memory chips to make them look factory... Read more...
If you were looking forward to playing Square-Enix's new open-world fantasy title Forspoken this weekend, well, hopefully you have a brand-new graphics card. Not only are the game's system requirements surprisingly high, but there's also the consideration that AMD has only released a game-specific driver... Read more...
When Intel announced the lineup for its Arc "Alchemist" graphics cards, there were three tiers, just like its CPUs. We've seen Arc A300 GPUs, and we've seen Arc A700 GPUs, but so far, the A500 series is missing in action. Well now, a new benchmark leak may contain exactly that; with 16 Xe Cores, it lands... Read more...
NVIDIAs refreshed GeForce RTX 3060 Ti model, with the spec boosted by the provision of faster GDDR6X memory chips, has appeared online in its first review. Polish tech site ITHardware got the scoop, after acquiring a KFA2 GeForce RTX 3060 Ti GDDR6X 1-Click OC model. However, in the extensive set of tests it has run... Read more...
The so-called liquid metal thermal compounds are well regarded for their heat conductivity, but they come with extra hazards. They are thus not the best choice for novice or nervous PC DIYers. This fact is illustrated very clearly by a graphics card sent to overclocker Roman der8auer Hartung, which was... Read more...
In the short time it's been on the market, there is evidence to suggest NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is proving popular among gamers. That evidence comes by way of sales data from a major retailer in Germany. Looking at the site's sales figures for the third week of January, the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is outselling all... Read more...
The performance of the upcoming, but officially unconfirmed, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti comes into the spotlight again today. An eminent GPU leaker has asserted that the upcoming Ada Lovelace architecture graphics card will perform on a very similar level as the existing Ampere architecture RTX 3070. We... Read more...
An unbranded NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 built into a blower-style cooling shroud has been put through a handful of tests by a PC enthusiast. Redditor BottleneckEvader shared a variety of images of the graphics card, a few sys-info screenshots, and a pair of 3DMark tests. His summary is that this 2-slot... Read more...
Remember when the eMachines brand permeated the PC space with value priced systems and a 'Never Obsolete' upgrade program? If that's before your time, then take our word for it that eMachines had a big presence in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Harkening back to that era, the latest episode of GeForce Garage... Read more...
One of the more peculiar statements to come out of a processor company last year was AMD's insistence that the Navi 31 GPU was "architected for 3GHz". As hardware enthusiasts will likely be aware, even the top-end Radeon RX 7900 XTX doesn't approach 3GHz most of the time. It can go well past that clock rate in some... Read more...
NVIDIA has allegedly reconfigured its yet-to-be-announcedGeForce RTX 4060 Ti graphics card with a lower TDP, according to seasoned Twitter-based GPU leaker Kopite7kimi. Instead of a 220W or 200W TDP, the hot money is now on the RTX 4060 Ti coming with a significantly lower 160W TDP. Thats a 20% lower TDP... Read more...
A photo of a graphics card PCB with an NVIDIA AD103-301 GPU installed has been shared on a Chinese language tech forum. The image is clear enough to make out the GPU model number moderately easily and, if genuine, shows the PCB in a new breed of GeForce RTX 4080 graphics cards on the way... Read more...
Apple is rolling out the hits today. Fans of the company's compact desktops have a new Mac Mini over which to salivate, and the portable crowd can "ooh" and "ah" at the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro units. Inside, you'll find a new generation of Apple's custom silicon in the form of the M2 Pro and M2 Max (above)... Read more...
Many folks would agree that NVIDIA has done a pretty good job designing its Founders Edition graphics cards, both in regards to cooling performance and aesthetic appeal. Of course, the latter is completely subjectivebeauty is in the eye of the beholder, after all. Even so, we think most people would also... Read more...
DirectStorage is out! No, seriouslyDirectStorage 1.1, which can drastically accelerate game asset loading time, is already released and available for developers to use. Unfortunately, there aren't actually any games that take advantage of DirectStorage yet, which is why PCGamesHardware.de had to use a synthetic demo... Read more...
Back in September, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced Raptor Lake, the companys 13th generation of Core processors, and teased a chip coming to stores in early 2023 that would be able to hit 6GHz right out of the box. Well, it's now 2023, and Intel launched the worlds first 6GHz CPU this morning. Bearing the name Core i9-13900KS, this speed Read more...
Most of the time, when a graphics card fails, you'll either return it to the manufacturer (assuming it's inside its warranty period), sell it to someone for parts, or simply discard it. You could, however, send it to a repair shop like Germany's KrisFix. Around the world, electronics enthusiasts... Read more...
The starting price for a GeForce RTX 4090 is $1,599.99 for a Founders Edition model and custom cards that stick with the reference blueprint. From there, prices go up to around $2,000, or even higher if you're willing to pay scalper pricing on eBay. Or you could score an amazing deal and nab one from a major... Read more...
If you follow the competitive overclocking scene at all, you are probably familiar (at least in passing) with the name of Shamino. The legendary figure works at ASUS now, but he's still up to his old tricks. In fact, he just released the simply-named "Arc OC Tool", which fellow expert tuner Skatterbencher used to take... Read more...
The first purported images showing NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 graphics card packaging have emerged, and they depict what appears to be the inside and outside of a Founders Edition reference model carton. NVIDIAs RTX 4070 remains unannounced, despite whispers that it would make an appearance at CES 2023... Read more...
PC enthusiasts and DIYers with the deepest pockets always get to try the latest and greatest GPUs first, with mass-market offerings arriving several months after the halo products have been available. NVIDIA's Ada Lovelace RTX 40 generation seems to be following this well trodden path, but we have got some new... Read more...
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