GPUs

For gaming PCs that push the pretty pixels on the screens, the video card is the most important component. And given the sheer amount of custom options, choosing the right graphics card for your budget can be very difficult. In our Video Cards for Gaming guides, we give you our recommendations in terms of GPU models and current prices representative of an affordable non-blower custom card. Our guide targets common gaming resolutions at system-build price points similar to our CPU guides.

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.11.2

Just ahead of tomorrow’s Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) release, AMD has released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.11.2, bringing game support to Battlefront II as well as a...

5 by Nate Oh 2 days ago

NVIDIA Releases 388.31 WHQL Game Ready Driver

Ahead of Friday’s Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) release, today NVIDIA has released driver version 388.31, featuring Game Ready support for the aforementioned Battlefront II, as well as the...

4 by Nate Oh 3 days ago

VESA Announces DisplayID Version 2.0 Standard to Succeed EDID

This week, VESA has officially announced the DisplayID v2.0 standard, intended to succeed the venerable Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) used by monitors, TVs, and embedded displays. Like EDID/Enhanced...

2 by Nate Oh 3 days ago

Samsung Pre-Announces 16 Gbps GDDR6 Chips for Next-Gen Graphics Cards

In a surprisingly early revelation, Samsung has confirmed their plans to produce GDDR6 memory. The announcement was made as a part of Samsung’s pre-CES marketing campaign and does not...

21 by Anton Shilov 4 days ago

Intel Releases Graphics Drivers for Windows 15.60: HDR10 and Windows Mixed Reality

In light of the recent feature-filled Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, this week Intel has released their Graphics Driver 15.60, bringing HDR10 and Windows Mixed Reality support to a...

17 by Nate Oh on 11/10/2017

NVIDIA Announces Earnings of $2.6 Billion for Q3 2018, Once Again Sets Profit Record

This afternoon, NVIDIA announced its earnings for their 2018 fiscal year’s third quarter, which spans July 31 to October 29, 2017 (and not to be confused with the 2017...

23 by Nate Oh on 11/9/2017

Intel to Develop Discrete GPUs, Hires Raja Koduri as Chief Architect & Senior VP

On Monday, Intel announced that it had penned a deal with AMD to have the latter provide a discrete GPU to be integrated onto a future Intel SoC. On...

195 by Ryan Smith on 11/8/2017

Raja Koduri, AMD’s Radeon Tech Group Leader, Resigns

On the day following what’s perhaps one of the greatest (and oddest) product design wins for AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group, a second bit of surprising news is coming out...

54 by Ryan Smith on 11/7/2017

NVIDIA Launches Star Wars Themed Titan Xp Collector’s Edition Graphics Cards

Just in case you thought that NVIDIA’s Titan Xp-branded video cards were not special enough on their own, the company announced a pair of new Star Wars-themed collector’s edition...

21 by Anton Shilov on 11/7/2017

Intel to Create new 8th Generation CPUs with AMD Radeon Graphics with HBM2 using EMIB

Today Intel (and AMD) are announcing a partnership to create processors using Intel's high-performance x86 cores, AMD Radeon Graphics, and HBM2 within a single processor package using Intel's latest...

251 by Ian Cutress on 11/6/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.11.1

Since the launch of the Radeon RX Vega 64 in mid-August, AMD has been releasing new drivers every other week, sometimes more often, and this week is no exception...

4 by Nate Oh on 11/3/2017

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Founders Edition Review: GP104 Comes in Threes

Launching today is the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, announced last week when it was first available for preorders. As the third GP104 based GTX 10 series card, the GTX...

74 by Nate Oh on 11/2/2017

Arm Announces New Mali-D71 Display Processor and IP Blocks

Today, Arm is announcing their Mali-D71 display processor and two closely-related IP blocks, CoreLink MMU-600 and Assertive Display 5, angling for 4K VR and HDR implementations on mobile displays...

13 by Nate Oh on 10/31/2017

Razer Launches Core v2 TB3 eGFX Enclosure: Dual TB3 Controllers

Razer has launched a new version of its Thunderbolt 3 external graphics enclosure for video cards, the Core v2. The new Core v2 chassis uses dual Thunderbolt 3 controllers...

19 by Anton Shilov on 10/31/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q4 WHQL: Unified Vega Pro Driver

Last Thursday, the fourth Thursday of Q4, AMD has released Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q4 WHQL, one year after AMD launched the Enterprise Driver program with 16.Q4. 17.Q4...

1 by Nate Oh on 10/30/2017

Now (and Almost) Shipping: Radeon Pro WX 9100 and SSG, with New Vega Pro Drivers

Last week, AMD quietly announced the availability of the Radeon Pro WX 9100 and Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG), the former card shipping now and the latter shipping...

15 by Nate Oh on 10/26/2017

NVIDIA Unveils GeForce GTX 1070 Ti: $449, Available for Preorders Today

This morning, NVIDIA is finally unveiling the speculation-consumed open secret that is the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. Based on the same GP104 GPU as its GTX 1080 and 1070...

38 by Nate Oh on 10/26/2017

AMD Announces Q3 Earnings: $71M In The Black

2017 has been a great year for the tech enthusiast, with the return of meaningful competition in the PC space. Today, AMD announced their third quarter earnings, which beat...

68 by Brett Howse on 10/24/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2: Workload Toggle and 12x GPU Compute Support

Update (10/26/17): AMD has released a hotfix in the form of 17.10.3, resolving crashes or hangs on RX Vega cards in Wolfenstein II and singleplayer mission six of Destiny...

17 by Nate Oh on 10/24/2017

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