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How To Boost Older GPU Performance, Since You Can’t Buy a New One

Right now, GPU prices are fluctuating between “insane” and “really insane.” The very cheapest cards may still be reasonably affordable, but everything above that has been shoved completely beyond reach for consumers. With prices like these, it’s impossible to recommend anyone buy a card for gaming right now — so what can you do to improve the performance of what ...

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Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung is throwing its hat into the GDDR6 ring and joining Micron in ramping the new memory technology for upcoming GPU products. It’s not a surprising move, but it does suggest that GDDR6 will be more widely adopted than its predecessor, GDDR5X. Samsung is touting ...

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GPU Prices Skyrocket, Breaking the Entire DIY PC Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re looking to build a PC today, chances are you’re in trouble. Cryptocurrency mining has driven the prices of GPUs from “inflated” to “utterly absurd.” In fact, prices are so high, they’re actually higher, in some cases, than we’d expect a person to spend ...

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New VR Tracking Tech Could Solve Platform’s Biggest Woes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtual reality has a problem. It’s not a security issue, a cost overrun, or something better lenses, higher resolutions, or lower power consumption can fix. When you put on a VR headset, the real world disappears and can’t be “re-entered” until you take the headset ...

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The Best Free Games on the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With so much money being generated by titles like Candy Crush Saga and Clash Royale on phones and tablets, it’s entirely reasonable that the game industry is taking the free-to-play model very seriously these days on every platform. We’ve done our share of groaning about ...

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Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter for Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft revealed the future of gaming in in November of 2010 and it was called the Kinect. This motion-tracking camera accessory for the Xbox 360 was supposed to usher in an era of controlling games with your body, but that never happened. Its newest consoles ...

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