4 alternatives to buying an overpriced GPU right now
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4 alternatives to buying an overpriced GPU right now

The GPU market is a disaster in 2021. A global semiconductor shortage, combined with massive demand from gamers and cryptocurrency miners, has driven graphics cards off the digital shelves. And with tariffs on imported goods from the East, cards are selling well above MSRP. Scalpers have only compounded the issue, selling cards on the secondhand market Read more

Intel employee claims first discrete gaming GPU is ‘right around the corner’
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Intel employee claims first discrete gaming GPU is ‘right around the corner’

Intel’s first discrete graphics card made for gamers could be coming soon, according to a hint posted by an Intel employee. Pete Brubaker, game development relations specialist at Intel, tweeted a new job listing at Intel that points to an upcoming release of the DG2. The position is for a Senior Game Developer Relations Engineer, Read more

Everything we know so far about the Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti
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Everything we know so far about the Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti

Although there hasn’t been an official announcement, we’ve known for a while that Nvidia is working on the RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti. These updated cards will offer a solid boost in performance over their base counterparts, and they’ll feature a redesigned GPU that should limit crypto mining performance. If the leaks and rumors Read more

RDNA 3 leak hints at how powerful AMD’s next-gen cards will be
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RDNA 3 leak hints at how powerful AMD’s next-gen cards will be

AMD released its RX 6000 graphics cards a few months ago, but next-generation cards based on the new RDNA 3 architecture are, of course, in the works. Leaker KittyYuko (via Wccftech), who had a successful streak with Ampere and Big Navi leaks, shared some information about the upcoming Navi 33 GPU. The cryptic tweak says Read more

PS4 vs. PS5
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PS4 vs. PS5

The Sony PlayStation 5 is finally here — and although it may not be the world’s fastest console, it’s a significant upgrade over the PlayStation 4. With a whole new architecture, superior resolution support, and faster storage thanks to the SSD, the PS5 console is better than the PS4 in almost every way. From specs Read more

Asus teases release date of powerful Tiger Lake-H gaming laptops
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Asus teases release date of powerful Tiger Lake-H gaming laptops

Asus posted a teaser to its Republic of Gamers Twitter account today to announce an event where Asus is encouraging gamers to “unleash the tiger.” The company also included #IntelGaming in the teaser, suggesting that the announcement is centered around Intel’s anticipated Tiger Lake-H processors. The event is planned for 8 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Read more

The best AIO coolers for 2021
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The best AIO coolers for 2021

For decades, PC enthusiasts have been looking to liquid cooling to maximize performance while minimizing noise. The reason is simple: Liquid can typically move heat away from the CPU faster than air, requiring less work from the fans, which generates less noise. Like any enthusiast technique, though, liquid cooling had a high barrier to entry Read more

AMD’s Link 4 brings a massive overhaul to its remote play software
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AMD’s Link 4 brings a massive overhaul to its remote play software

AMD released Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.4.1 today, bringing a host of updates, improvements, and features to Radeon cards. On the list is AMD Link 4, which expands Radeon’s remote play application with a native Windows app, multiplayer streaming, and support for 144 frames per second (fps) and 5.1 surround sound. The biggest improvement is dynamic Read more

Buckle in: Intel CEO says the chip shortage won’t recover until beyond 2022
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Buckle in: Intel CEO says the chip shortage won’t recover until beyond 2022

In speaking with the Washington Post, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said it will take “a couple of years” for the company to rebuild semiconductor capacity. The global semiconductor shortage has ravaged multiple industries, causing shortages in manufacturing equipment, medical gear, and off-the-shelf computers. Intel is targeting the auto industry first as it builds back over Read more

How to fix Joy-Con drift on Nintendo Switch
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How to fix Joy-Con drift on Nintendo Switch

Shortly after launch, Nintendo Switch owners started noticing a problem. Their thumbstick would start moving without any input. Known as Joy-Con drift, the design defect has plagued countless Switch systems and spurred multiple class-action lawsuits. That said, most players can fix the problem themselves. Here’s how to fix Joy-Con drift on the Nintendo Switch. More Read more