What is a graphics card? What do they do?

Updated: February 12th, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Guides7 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

GTX 1660 Ti rumors confirmed by EEC filings

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

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More Turing-based graphics cards are on their way. When they’ll drop is up to speculation, but we now have confirmation of the GTX 1660 Ti’s existence, if nothing else. Companies like MSI and Gigabyte have recently filed with the EEC to announce upcoming releases. In those filings, (here’s MSI’s) we … Read More

Is the RTX 2080 or RTX 2080 Ti worth buying?

Updated: September 19th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: ReviewsLeave a Comment

Well, they’re here. Nvidia’s lineup of RTX branded graphics cards – specifically the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti. But, are these are even worth buying? Maybe, maybe not; that’s exactly what we’re going to look at in this article. First, let’s take a look at each card’s listed specs. … Read More

To buy RTX, or not to buy… That is the question.

Updated: August 25th, 2018Author: BrantonCategory: Gaming & News1 Comment

When new tech is announced, there’s ALWAYS a lot of skepticism and speculation being thrown about. Source A might tell you one thing and Source B might tell you something completely different. All of this can make new tech releases, like in the case of Nvidia’s upcoming RTX cards, very … Read More