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How Graphics Cards Work

Ever since 3dfx debuted the original Voodoo accelerator, no single piece of equipment in a PC has had as much of an impact on whether your machine could game as the humble graphics card. While other components absolutely matter, a ...

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Graphics Card Prices Are Finally Improving, but Is It Time to Buy?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in February, we covered the enormous surge in graphics card prices and the impact this had on AMD and Nvidia hardware. For the past ...

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With New Graphics Cards Out of the Question, How’s the GTX 680 Looking These Days?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the past few months we’ve been examining various aspects of the GPU market, and how gamers waiting for prices to calm down can take ...

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With New Graphics Cards Out of the Question, How’s the GTX 680 Looking These Days?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the past few months we’ve been examining various aspects of the GPU market, and how gamers waiting for prices to calm down can take ...

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New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers. New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s ...

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New GTA V Redux mod gives Grand Theft Auto a massive graphics and gameplay overhaul

One of the advantages to being a PC gamer is the vast array of mods and user-created content available for many titles. While not every game is moddable, titles that support modding are more likely to spawn robust, long-lasting communities. ...

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JEDEC certifies GDDR5X — will AMD, Nvidia tap it for next-gen graphics after all?

Share This article Last fall, Micron announced that it would bring a new type of GDDR5 to market, GDDR5X. At the time, it wasn’t clear if the announcement would amount to much, since Micron didn’t expect availability until the end ...

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AMD R9 Nano review: Stellar performance in a pint-sized graphics card

Share This article At E3 this past summer, AMD announced four new GPUs that would make up its next-generation product family: The Radeon Fury X, the Fury, the Fury Nano, and the as-yet-unreleased dual-GPU Fury. We’ve covered each launch in ...

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