Graphics Cards

by Steven Wong ·Posted 04/13/2022
Designed to handle professional workloads such as 8K HDR video editing, engineering, and manufacturing, AMD’s Radeon PRO W6000 series graphics cards are built to deliver high performance and power efficiency while adding advanced features, such as hardware-based raytracing, to your workstation. This is thanks to the AMD RDNA 2 architecture, which provides up to 94% better performance compared to the previous generation GCN architecture, with a higher graphics core count and the inclusion of AMD Infinity Cache to help minimize data bottlenecks
by Steven Wong ·Posted 03/15/2022
AMD has made a significant expansion to its 5th and 4th generation Ryzen 7, 5, and 3 CPU models with the launch of six new desktop processors, most prominently with the announced launch date for the Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor, which is the first commercially available desktop CPU to feature AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology. Generally, the other announced CPUs are designed for budget-friendly builds that take full
by William Min ·Posted 01/04/2022
At its 2022 Product Premiere, AMD announced a whole host of graphics cards and processors for gaming, content creation, and productivity. There were the Radeon RX 6500 XT desktop GPU, the Radeon RX 6400 desktop GPU, 20 new AMD Ryzen 6000 Series mobile processors, three new Radeon RX 6000S Series GPUs for thin-and-light laptops, five new Radeon RX 6000M Series GPUs for gaming laptops, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D desktop processor, and more. AMD even teased the upcoming Ryzen 7000 Series desktop processors, which will be coming in the second half of
by William Min ·Posted 01/04/2022
During its CES 2022 Special Address, NVIDIA unveiled the new flagship powerhouse, the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti graphics card and the budget-friendly RTX 3050 graphics card. NVIDIA also announced new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti laptop GPUs, which will provide GeForce RTX to more than 160 new laptops, including new Studio laptops. NVIDIA is also adding more devices and platforms to its GeForce NOW ecosystem and launched NVIDIA Omniverse for creators. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti If you blinked, you might have missed NVIDIA confirming the existence
by William Min ·Posted 01/13/2021
During its GeForce RTX: Game On virtual event, NVIDIA announced the GeForce RTX 3060, adding to its already-impressive lineup of graphics cards. The RTX 3060 takes full advantage of the Ampere architecture, offering hardware ray-tracing capabilities and support for DLSS at a lower price point. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 features 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM and a 192-bit memory interface. With 13 shader-TFLOPs, 25 RT-TFLOPs, and 101 tensor-TFLOPs (to power NVIDIA DLSS), the RTX 3060 has twice the performance and 10 times the ray-tracing performance of
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/30/2020
I think we can all agree that 2020 could have gone a little better. Still, we can’t deny that throughout the year, tech companies came out with some impressive products—especially in terms of computer components like graphics cards and processors. Being such hot products has made it tough to get your hands on some of these items; however, assuming that production catches up in 2021, you might want to start planning out your next gaming PC build and figuring out which
by Steven Wong ·Posted 09/17/2020
Step into the next generation of high-end graphics with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and GeForce RTX 3090 graphics cards. Using the Ampere architecture and built by manufacturers such as MSI, ZOTAC, Gigabyte, and ASUS, these graphics cards are designed to
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 01/07/2020
Starting 2020 off with big news at CES, AMD announced the Radeon RX 5600 XT , the not-so-secret Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, its renewed focus on portables, and much more. Designed for 1080p gaming, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is a notch above the RX 5500 XT, offering maxed-out graphics performance and high frame rates for AAA and eSports titles. The AMD RX
by Staff Writer ·Posted 09/03/2019
While the desktop computer reigns supreme for most PC gamers, the gaming laptop is a good alternative for players who travel often. Your large desktop tower (plus accessories) will have a hard time fitting into your carry-on luggage. This is where the gaming laptop shines. Its portability makes it easier for you to play your favorite PC games on a plane or in a hotel room. If your budget allows, a gaming laptop can also be a good addition to your desktop computer. Steam, a popular PC gaming platform, offers a cloud save option so you can start
by Cris Silvestri ·Posted 06/27/2019
Another E3 has come and gone, and now that all the buzz about the latest and greatest games has gone with it, we’re left with the aftermath—what do we do now? We’ve seen the gorgeous graphics available for titles like Watch Dogs Legion and Gears 5, so many of us are now anticipating updating our rigs to handle the load. But there are a few of us (myself included) who enjoy the luxury of gaming on the go, and with a new crop of PC gaming-centric laptops out there, it’s time to look at the Top 5 Gaming Laptops we’ve discovered that will be able
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 06/06/2019
As the largest computer expo, Computex has no shortage of interesting designs, eye-catching hardware, and new technology. This gathering of more than a thousand companies includes many of the industry's top leaders, all showcasing their latest and greatest. There's plenty to cover, so here's a quick summary of what's to come and things that raised an eyebrow or two. Desktops and Laptops AMD, Intel®, and NVIDIA made big announcements, which you can read more about
by William Min ·Posted 02/19/2019
If you’re looking to push pixels on your favorite PC games, the EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards may be right for you. All EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards have 4352 CUDA cores and 11GB of GDDR6 VRAM as well 14 Gb/s memory speed. With Turing architecture, the EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPUs support real-time ray tracing for immersive reflections, refractions, and
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 01/10/2019
There was plenty of hype surrounding AMD this year at CES, mainly regarding details about its new graphics card. Well, AMD did deliver, in addition to news about its CPU advancements in the mobile, desktop, and server segments. While there was a lot shown, there was also a lot teased. I'm looking at you, Navi. Ryzen, Athlon, and A-Series Mobile Processors AMD started off its keynote with updated 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000-series, Athlon 300-series, and 7th Gen A-series processors for mobile platforms. Overall, these chips are focused on enhanced
by William Min ·Posted 12/18/2018
If the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics cards were made for powerful gaming performance, then the TITAN RTX GPU was engineered for AI research, data science, and creative applications. Driven by the Turing architecture, the TITAN RTX features 576 multi-precision Turing Tensor Cores, providing up to 130 TFLOPs of deep learning performance. It also has 72 Turing RT Cores that can deliver up to 11 GigaRays per second of ray-
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/20/2018
One of the biggest compliments I can give a piece of tech is, “It just works.” That’s how I feel about the ASUS XG Station Pro eGFX Enclosure. This Thunderbolt™ 3-equipped box is easy to use and set up, even for those who may have been afraid to open a computer prior to this. And, when used on a Mac mini, in conjunction with the