Even the Absurdly Expensive RTX 3090 is More Popular Than All Radeon 6000s Combined
Nicek, 05 August 2021, 16:11
Steam's monthly hardware survey shows which company dominates the gaming GPU market. Nvidia easily beats AMD, whose flagship chips did not appear in the list.
Next-gen GPUs May be a Nightmare for PSUs
Nicek, 02 August 2021, 17:06
The release of new Nvidia and AMD graphics cards is still ahead of us, but rumors about the power consumption of GPUs of the upcoming generation have appeared on the web. We don't have good news.
Radeon RX 6600 XT Announced - RTX 3060 Slayer Inbound?
Sodar, 30 July 2021, 17:33
„Amazing gaming at 1080p resolution.” Such a slogan is advertising the AMD's new GPU model, the Radeon RX 6600XT. It is supposed to be the answer to the RTX 3060 from Nvidia.
New World Beta Literally Burns RTX 3090 GPUs; Amazon Responds
Iltutmis, 22 July 2021, 13:44
The closed beta of New World, an upcoming MMORPG from Amazon Games, began on July 20. Owners of RTX 3090 GPUs need to be careful, as the game destroyed some users' cards during testing.
Chinese Giant Goes Bankrupt - is Chip Market in For a Shock?
Przemyslaw Dygas, 19 July 2021, 16:09
The chip market may face another shock. All because of the bankruptcy of Tsinghua Unigroup, an important Chinese producer of the aforementioned components.
PS5's CPU Soon to be Available in PCs?
Nicek, 14 July 2021, 21:47
Soon the offer of PCs based on AMD components will grow by several dozen models. They will be equipped with the AMD 4700S chip known from PlayStation 5.
AMD: Component Availability Won't Improve Until 2022
Eklerek, 10 July 2021, 12:26
AMD is steadily ramping up production, but component availability is expected to be poor until at least the end of this year. The head of the company, Lisa Su, predicts improvement in the global market in 2022, although not in all its segments.
RTX 3080 Cooled by a Magnetic Device Pulled Straight From a Forge
Sodar, 02 July 2021, 16:17
A Youtuber has built an efficient computer cooled without the use of fans. Instead, he used something like a magnetically driven bellows. The result is marvelous.
DLSS With Ultra Quality Mode - Nvidia May be Preparing Even Better Scaling
Sodar, 01 July 2021, 17:08
Nvidia is probably working on an Ultra Quality mode for DLSS 2.0. That's according to some information in the Unreal Engine 5 documentation. This, of course, could be a response to an analogous setting in AMD's FidelityFX.
AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution is Ready; List of Supported Games
Sodar, 23 June 2021, 14:07
AMD's answer to DLSS, Fidelity FX Super Resolution, is now ready to roll out. Seven games support it to begin with, and the number will increase over time.
GPU Prices Dip in Chinese Market Due to Cryptomining Ban
Sodar, 22 June 2021, 18:15
Some GPUs already cost less, but the biggest reductions are noted in China, where the prices of selected models are even 45% lower. Let's hope it is not a temporary tendency.
Nvidia Will Cease Support of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Later This Year
Hubert Sledziewski, 13 June 2021, 22:10
Later this year, Nvidia plans to cease support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. New drivers will only appear for Windows 10.
GPU Prices Increased by Up to 300% and May Continue to Rise
Sodar, 11 June 2021, 14:24
Buying a GPU these days is a big expense due to high prices, as over the last year they have increased severalfold. Unfortunately it may get even worse.
First Reviews GeForce RTX 3070 Ti - a Worthy Rival to Radeon RX 6800
Bart Woldanski, 09 June 2021, 16:38
Nvidia officially unveiled two new GPUs on June 1: the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti. Reviews of the former are known, so it's time for benchmarks of the latter. How does the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti perform in games against, among others, the Radeon RX 6800?
GPU Sales Explode; Chips are Still Short, but Supply is Increasing
Nicek, 09 June 2021, 12:25
The last few months will definitely be remembered as the ones where buying a GPU bordered on miracle. Despite severe shortages, the PC GPU market continues to grow.
First Reviews: GeForce RTX 3080 Ti - Expensive as Hell But With Divine Performance
Bart Woldanski, 02 June 2021, 17:35
The wait for the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPUs has dragged on forever. After months of rumors, Nvidia has finally announced the next top model of the Ampere family. Traditionally, independent benchmarks were published before the launch - how close to RTX 3090 does it perform?
Intel on Chip Shortages - Better Get Used to It
Jacob Blazewicz, 01 June 2021, 13:35
Pat Gelsinger once again addressed the current chip supply problems. Unfortunately, Intel's CEO still confirms that the semiconductor shortage could last for several years.
AMD Announces DLSS Slayer; Big Performance Gains, Also on GeForce
Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 June 2021, 12:48
AMD has unveiled the FidelityFX Super Resolution technology that will help increase the frame rate when playing demanding titles. It is the company's answer to DLSS from Nvidia.
RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti Are Official - Price and Release Date Revealed
Sodar, 01 June 2021, 12:12
The new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti cards will hit stores in early June 2021. Nvidia revealed the specs and pricing of the devices during the Computex 2021 conference.
Chip Prices Increased by 30%; Electronic Components Price Hike Inbound
Sodar, 25 May 2021, 13:11
The announced increases in chip prices are becoming a reality. A large part of manufacturers are raising them as we write these words, and some have already done so. Differences reach up to 30%, depending on the type of chip.
GeForce RTX 5000 Series Could Offer as Much as 100 TFLOPS
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 May 2021, 19:35
We'll be waiting a long time for GeForce RTX 5000 GPU series, but apparently, they'll be worth it. Reliable sources suggest that the new chips based on Hopper architecture can offer up to 100 TFLOPS.
RTX 3090 Ti Approaching? Nvidia May be Preparing a New Performance King
Bart Swiatek, 20 May 2021, 12:38
According to leaks that have surfaced online, Nvidia may be planning to release a GPU with even more processing power than the GeForce RTX 3090.
RTX 3000 Prices Up to Three Times Higher Than MSRP
Nicek, 18 May 2021, 12:41
Following the situation on the GPU market, we can easily see that their current prices are a deterrent to purchase. The amounts we would have to spend on GeForce RTX 3000 or Radeon RX 6000 are even three times higher than suggested by Nvidia and AMD. .
Radeon RX 7900 XT Up to Three Times Faster Than RX 6900 XT
Nicek, 06 May 2021, 15:20
After almost half a year after the release of Radeon RX 6900 XT has passed, first information about its successor, based on RDNA 3 architecture, appeared on the web. RX 7900 XT is to be up to three times more efficient than the current AMD flagship.
Nvidia to Refresh Entire RTX 3000 Line Because Cryptocurrencies
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 April 2021, 15:27
According to unofficial reports, Nvidia is preparing to refresh the entire GeForce RTX 3000 series. Apparently, crypto miners have contributed to the release of the new revision of all Ampere GPUs. What changes can we expect?
This Dedicated Crypto Mining Rig Gives Hope to Gamers Without GPUs
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 April 2021, 19:42
Bitmain is preparing another hardware for crypto miners. The Antminer E9 is expected to provide Ethereum yield equal to 32 units of the GeForce RTX 3080.
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU Release Date Leaked
Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2021, 12:20
A new leak on the web reveals the release dates of Nvidia's new GPUs - GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 Ti. The chips are expected to debut in late May or early June this year.
DDR4 RAM Prices to Increase Even Further, Followed by GPU Memory Prices
Sodar, 21 April 2021, 15:55
GPUs have probably never been this expensive. Could it get any worse? Absolutely. Expected price increases for DRAM modules may be higher than expected, making DDR4 and DDR3 RAM more expensive as well.
Intel and TSMC Claim Chip Shortage is a Long-term Problem
Jacob Blazewicz, 16 April 2021, 17:02
The problem with shortage of chips and, subsequently, hardware that needs them may drag on for years. That's the grim scenario being drawn by the CEOs of Intel and major semiconductor manufacturer TSMC.
Radeon RX 580 Recall Frauds Reported in China
Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 April 2021, 20:57
Chinese retailers have started scamming customers for AMD Radeon RX 580 GPUs, all due to their desire to make money from crypto mining.
Unity Will Get DLSS Support; More Games Will Offer the Feature
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 April 2021, 15:24
Nvidia has confirmed the introduction of native DLSS 2.0 support for the Unity engine. Developers using this technology will be able to provide support for this useful feature later this year.
Nvidia Finally Admits RTX 3000 Shortages Will Last Until 2022
Evil96, 14 April 2021, 12:44
Nvidia's CFO Colette Kress says the RTX 3000 shortages will continue until at least the end of 2021. Demand is simply too high compared to supply.
GeForce RTX 4000 Launch in 2022; Nvidia Lovelace Announced
Bart Woldanski, 13 April 2021, 14:20
Nvidia officially announced that the release of Ampere's successor, the GeForce RTX 4000, will take place next year. The upcoming generation would be based on the Lovelace architecture, which should bring a very big performance boost.
Intel Xe-HPG DG2 May Compete With RTX 3080
Sodar, 10 April 2021, 16:52
The first pictures and specs of Intel GPUs have leaked. The most powerful Xe-HPG model is expected to rank between GeForce RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 in terms of performance. Intel is also preparing an equivalent of Nvidia's DLSS.
Availability of PC Components is so Bad It Pays Off Smuggling Them on Fishing Boats
Sodar, 08 April 2021, 17:13
Customs officers in Hong Kong stopped a fishing boat filled with contraband, including PC components. The shortage of computer parts is so bad that smugglers have decided to cut a slice of the pie for themselves.
Nvidia Increases GTX 1650 Supply, Ressurects GT 1030
Sodar, 06 April 2021, 18:23
Nvidia's older cards from the Pascal and Turing generations are set to reappear in stores. We're talking about the weakest GeForce GTX 1650 and GT 1030 models, and the sales restart of these cards may be related to the shortage of newer models.
Nvidia GPUs and Intel CPUs Still Reign Supreme on Steam
Karol Laska , 03 April 2021, 19:49
Steam, according to tradition, examined how the hardware used by platform's users has changed in March 2021. There are no surprises - Nvidia and Intel remain at the top.
Does RTX 3070 Need 16 GB VRAM? Russian Youtuber Tests Performance
Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 April 2021, 21:07
A Russian youtuber decided to check how the additional VRAM in GeForce RTX 3070 will affect the stability of games. His modified version of the GPU has as much 16 GB.
Chip Prices to Increase by 25% Before 2022
Michael Kulakowski, 30 March 2021, 21:03
Taiwan-based company TSMC, a leading global microprocessor manufacturer that works with major tech giants, is said to be gearing up for big price hikes of up to 25 percent on its products.
Nvidia Takes Aim at Its Own Foot and Delays RTX 3080 Ti Again
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 March 2021, 14:33
Irritated by the lack of new GPUs in stores? Then you can add the release of the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti to the list of complaints, as it may come even later than reported in recent leaks.
RTX 3000 Cards May Become Even Harder to Obtain
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2021, 17:02
According to representatives of Asus, shipments of Nvidia's GPUs decreased in the first quarter of this year. This means that the availability of the company's GPUs may become even worse than in recent months.
Reanimated GTX 1050 Ti at Absurd Price in Answer to GPU Shortages
Bartlomiej Sagan, 24 March 2021, 15:57
The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is making a comeback. According to the latest reports, Nvidia's reanimated GPU is back in stores.
Chip Shortages - Factories are Waiting, Electronics Prices Will Increase
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 March 2021, 19:33
The prices of electronics (not just consoles, GPUs and smartphones) will continue to increase in the coming months. All because of a chip manufacturing problem that is affecting the entire industry.
Nvidia Prepares a Crypto Mining GPU to Dethrone RTX 3090
Sodar, 23 March 2021, 14:14
According to leaks, Nvidia is working on the most powerful crypto mining device in history. The powerful chip A100 may be the heart of the 220HX, a card intended aimed specifically at miners.
RAM Price Hikes Inbound; GPUs and DDR4 to Become More Expensive
Evil96, 22 March 2021, 17:16
Due to the high interest in electronics, memory prices are increasing. This is reflected in the increase in prices of DDR4 RAM, GPUs and smartphones.
AMD Will Not Restrict Crypto Mining on Radeons
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2021, 14:16
AMD's Nish Neelalojanan confirmed that Radeons will not have limitations that would slow down Ethereum mining. Company's production manager believes that the very architecture of the new cards makes them a poor proposition for crypto miners.
First Reviews: Radeon RX 6700 XT - Good, but Too Expensive
Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2021, 21:28
First reviews of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU appeared in the web. How does the new proposal of the company compares with competitive systems? We invite you to familiarize yourself with a set of reviews.
Nvidia Accidentaly Removed Anti-mining Limiter in RTX 3060
Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 March 2021, 14:11
The performance limiter on cryptomining implemented in GeForce RTX 3060 was supposed to remedy the dire situation with the card's availability on the market. However, the safeguards have accidentally been removed in driver code.
Intel Xe HPG GPU May Match RTX 3070
Evil96, 15 March 2021, 14:33
The Intel XE HPG has may compete with the GeForce RTX 3070, and the card is said to be 20 times faster than the Iris Pro 5200, indicating high performance, able to match Nvidia's card.
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Not Far Away; Said to Pack More VRAM Than RTX 3080
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 March 2021, 18:12
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti still doesn't have an official release date. However, recent rumors suggest that we won't be waiting long for the debut of this GPU.