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How to buy the right video card

How to buy the right video card But choosing a video card isn’t all that easy.The first thing you need to determine before buying a card is what you want that card to do for you.

AMD’s Radeon Pro Duo formally launches, targets content creators and developers

AMD’s Radeon Pro Duo formally launches, targets content creators and developers Six weeks ago, AMD announced its Radeon Pro Duo GPU, a dual graphics solution based on the company’s 28nm Fiji graphics chip.The Radeon Pro Duo is formally launching today, at a cool $1,500, but it’s explicitly intended for VR developers and isn’t expected to be available in wide production.

Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers

Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers 3 billion, with strong gains in gaming, data centers, and the automotive market.Reportable segment revenue reflects Nvidia’s chosen method of grouping its businesses (Tegra, GPU, Other).

Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops While the relative performance of laptop GPUs compared to desktop cards has varied, both companies have generally recognized the need to build lower-power cards to fit into laptop chassis.PCG reports that Nvidia will bring the full-fat versions of both the 1080 and 1070 to mobile systems, with clock speed tweaks to ensure the GPUs don’t draw more power than the laptop can handle.

AMD’s new Catalyst 16.7.1 driver fixes Radeon RX 480 power concerns

AMD’s new Catalyst 16.7.1 driver fixes Radeon RX 480 power concerns For those of you just tuning in, the brand-new Radeon RX 480 launched last week with an unusual power configuration.1 driver (the launch driver for the RX 480 was Catalyst 16.

New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost

New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost According to AMD, the RX 480 is up to 27% faster in 1080p when using Vulkan and 23% faster in 1440p.1 and Windows 10 x64 using the game DOOM on the ultra preset.

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI The Civilization franchise has evolved to encompass new features, units, and scenarios over its twenty-five year life.Now, AMD and Firaxis have jointly announced that the upcoming Civilization VI will be built around DirectX 12, with features like asynchronous compute and explicit multi-adapter GPU support.

Nvidia’s GTX 1060 GPU: Fast, cool, and potent competition for AMD’s RX 480

Nvidia’s GTX 1060 GPU: Fast, cool, and potent competition for AMD’s RX 480 As a result, we have the GTX 1060 — a 6GB Pascal GPU with 1,280 CUDA cores, 80 texture units, and 48 ROPS.The major question on everyone’s mind: How does the GTX 1060 compare with the RX 480?

Report: Nvidia has settled class-action lawsuit over the GTX 970’s 3.5GB memory issue

Report: Nvidia has settled class-action lawsuit over the GTX 970’s 3.5GB memory issue When Nvidia launched the GTX 970 and 980 back in the fall of 2014, Maxwell quickly rose to prominence thanks to strong performance and excellent power efficiency.Early reviews showed good results on both cards, but deeper dives into the GTX 970 post-launch turned up troubling behavior: The card strongly preferred to limit its available memory to 3.

What A Gaming Laptop Decked Out With Two Desktop GPUs Can Do

What A Gaming Laptop Decked Out With Two Desktop GPUs Can Do In other words, on a GeForce GTX 1080-powered laptop you can expect 1080-like desktop performance, or thereabouts.The clunky old GTX 980 has been dropped for GTX 1080 SLI.

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together Now, there’s talk that Apple might switch back to Nvidia.As for the proverbial feather in Nvidia’s cap, Apple occupies a weird spot in the overall PC market.

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap For the record: The Surface Book With Performance Base uses a Core i7-6600U with a 2.The general review consensus on the Surface Book With Performance Base is that this update dramatically improves GPU performance, but offers comparatively little improvement in CPU performance.