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

The GTX 1660 Ti just released and it looks promising

Updated: February 23rd, 2019Author: BrantonCategory: Gaming & NewsLeave a Comment

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Amid tons of skepticism and speculation, Nvidia’s $279 GTX 1660 Ti has released and it looks great. If you’ve been waiting for another mid-range GPU option, the GTX 1660 Ti might be what you’ve been waiting for. Nvidia’s GTX 1660 Ti runs a Turing-based GPU, namely the TU-116. It comes with 6GB … 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

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