Dedicated cryptocurrency mining cards are here! But… Not?

Updated: August 8th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: Guides2 Comments

Amid a worsening graphics card shortage, companies like MSI, EVGA, Sapphire, and Asus have stepped up to offer dedicated cryptocurrency mining cards running either AMD or Nvidia GPUs. But, supply still isn’t meeting demand. Over the past few months, both AMD and Nvidia’s mid-range graphics cards have become all but impossible … Read More

What Caused The Great Graphics Card Shortage of 2017?

Updated: August 8th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: Guides3 Comments

If you’ve been trying to build a new PC or upgrade your dusty old graphics card this month, you’ve probably noticed that the prices are seemingly higher than they should be – and that’s because they are. But why have the prices of mid-range graphics cards like the RX 580 … Read More

The GTX 1080 Ti – Almost a Titan X Pascal for half the cost?

Updated: August 8th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: Guides2 Comments

Nvidia’s flagship graphics card, the GTX 1080 Ti, is dropping tomorrow (March 10th) and this is something that you guys building those higher-end PCs should definitely keep in mind! Especially considering that Nvidia has claimed that the 1080 Ti provides the biggest improvement over any other Ti card – a … Read More

How to Speed Up a Gaming PC For Free (or close to)

Updated: June 24th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: GuidesLeave a Comment

Gaming can be very demanding on the resources of your PC and therefore you need to get the most out of your system. Follow these steps to improve the performance of your current setup and then if you still aren’t seeing the results you want, you may need to look … Read More

When new tech releases…

Updated: August 8th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: GuidesLeave a Comment

With all of the new tech releasing this year, I felt this post was pretty much overdue. Generally speaking, when something new releases, it’s out and available for public consumption on the “release day”, but, when speaking about something like graphics cards, that isn’t always the case. In fact, more often … Read More

Why you should wait to buy a GTX 1080 or GTX 1070

Updated: August 8th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: GuidesLeave a Comment

Nvidia’s new Pascal-based GTX 1070 officially released today, following the GTX 1080s May 27th release. Woohoo, right? Well, chances are you’re only “woohooing” if you preordered a card, because scalpers have currently taken over the market and prices are absolutely insane. As of this morning, there are Founders Edition models … Read More