Why are new graphics cards so disappointing?

Updated: March 5th, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Gaming & NewsLeave a Comment

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A lot of the recent PC hardware releases have been met with lots of “meh” responses. Not many people can get hyped and a lot of people feel either let down or disappointed. But, why is that? In this article, I’m going to explore one plausible cause that I think … Read More

AMD’s Radeon VII in the hands of reviewers

Updated: February 5th, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Gaming & NewsLeave a Comment

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AMD’s newest flagship graphics card, the Radeon VII, has finally hit the hands of reviewers amid a swarm of unboxing videos… Whoopie, everyone’s favorite… Early results show it keeping up with Nvidia’s 2-year old GTX 1080 Ti as well as being on par with their new RTX 2080. However, no … Read More

What is a graphics card? What do they do?

Updated: February 12th, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Guides8 Comments

Graphics cards, or GPUs, are one of the primary¬†components of any computer. But, what is a graphics card? Why is having one so important? From playing games to editing videos and even browsing the web, graphics are everywhere. With that in mind, you need something to render what’s on your … Read More

Radeon VII trades blows with the RTX 2080

Updated: January 31st, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Gaming & News1 Comment

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In some recently leaked benchmarks, AMD’s new powerhouse the¬†7nm Radeon VII is shown as beating Nvidia’s RTX 2080 in certain scenarios… And losing to the RTX 2070 (and lesser cards) in others. Let’s take a look! According to leaked synthetic benchmarks pulled from 3DMark’s Fire Strike 1.1, a “Generic VGA(x1)” … Read More