When you first get a new graphics card, your games run buttery smooth. Over time, you might start to notice that it doesn’t run as well, even on the same games. What gives? This video explains what causes performance degradation over time.
First, you spend too much on a new graphics card. Then, you fire up your chewiest, toughest PC games and make them beg for mercy. For one brief moment, your exorbitant purchase feels completely reasonable.
The price of entry to PC-based virtual reality just got a lot lower. The first graphics card based on AMD’s Polaris architecture arrives at the end of June, promising VR performance of a $500 GPU for less than half the price.
The hardest part of building a PC is picking the parts, especially when everyone around you seems to have an opinion. And no flame war is more prevalent than the NVIDIA snobs vs the AMD fanboys. What’s really going on with these two companies, and which card should you get?
You might say 2015 hasn’t been the most exciting year for graphics cards, though in many ways it was more eventful than 2014. The only big highlight last year was the arrival high-end Maxwell GPUs in the form of the GeForce GTX 980 and 970. Then this year Maxwell did what many thought was impossible: becoming…
Although I didn’t spend much time playing Batman: Arkham Origins, I remember the game rather well after testing it on no less than 30 graphics cards and 20 CPUs. Arkham Origins appeared to take full advantage of Unreal Engine 3, it ran smoothly on affordable GPUs, though it’s worth remembering that Origins was…
Project CARS (or Community Assisted Racing Simulator) is a racing simulation game that’s been on everyone’s radar since its drool-inducing visuals started to make the rounds as far back as 2012.
Nvidia's kicking off this year's CES madness with the Tegra K1, the first Nvidia chip with freaking 192 CUDA cores. Does that sound like a desktop thing, not mobile? It sort of is. According to Nvidia this bridges the gap between Kepler-based desktop cards and the mobile-based Tegra chips. Not just Tegra 5 but like…
Black Friday is just about upon us, Cyber Monday is just around the corner, and there's a Steam Autumn Sale happening, and yet we still have an entire additional set of great deals for you to pick through below. It's a great day to pick up Enslaved on the PC if you missed it on the consoles.
Brace yourself because we've got a ton of deals today. Nothing fancy, just a laundry list of great discounts not only on PC, PS3, and 360, but on PS4, Xbox One, and Mac. The standout thing to grab is of course the Bioshock Triple Pack, but my personal recommendation goes to the Trine 2 Complete Story, Flower, Super…
Head over to the Microsoft Store and get $10 credit back on select pre-orders, reducing this great selection of games to $50/piece, or buy 6 get 1 free. You also have the option of walking into a physical Toys R Us and getting a $50 gift card with 3 Xbox One games purchased, which works out to be slightly cheaper, but…
It's a good day for deals, headlined by great discounts on the 3DS XL in multiple colors. If you're looking for anything from a Vita to a new graphics card to a monitor, we've got you covered.
Professor Dong Wong Cho of Chungbuk Provincial College in South Korea has an idea about violent video games. And it's truly bonkers.
This video is almost certainly the launch video for Nvidia's new GPU, the GeForce GTX680, leaked ahead of schedule.
A hundred bucks isn't what it used to be. It won't get you a new pair of Jordans or take you halfway to buying your way out of a Union army conscription. But it'll buy you a half-decent video card.