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Despite the issues with PC hardware this year that has resulted in limited availability and inflated prices for graphics cards and processors new and old, the future of gaming monitors is looking pretty exciting with 4K 240Hz and 1080p 480Hz screens on the horizon. But refresh rates aren’t always what gamers are looking for.
Virtual reality gaming may seem like a very expensive gimmick to a lot of people, and in terms of sales numbers it’s hard to dispute that. But Valve CEO and co-founder of Steam, Gabe Newell, has reiterated that the company is in for the long haul when it comes to hardware ventures like VR and the Steam Deck.
Intel might have been in a bit of rut the last year or two, but they are certainly going to bounce back soon with the launch of their 12th gen Alder Lake processors with a new hybrid architecture design, as well as their brand new DG2 graphics cards. A new rumor suggests that the Blue Team’s first GPUs could be launching at CES 2022.
For a while now AMD has been teasing a new entry into the mainstream graphics card market, and for a while we have been going back and forth on what it will actually cost. But now AMD has officially revealed the new RX 6600 XT GPU, launching on August 11th with an MSRP of $379.
With the current situation of the global chip shortage and graphics card shortages that have proven a massive problem throughout the year, many have been worried about what the future has in store for the next generation of graphics cards and processors from AMD. Thankfully, AMD has now confirmed that they are still on track for a 2022 launch of their RDNA3 GPUs and Zen 4 CPUs.
Intel recently held an event known as the Intel Accelerate webcast which revealed some key information about Intel’s upcoming processor roadmap as well as some interesting changes to their node naming scheme. However, one of the more interesting tidbits was a tease for the upcoming 12th gen Alder Lake launch…
The current year has been pretty awful for the PC hardware industry, as not only are the new graphics cards hard to come by, they are usually overpriced by a considerable amount. That said, a new GPU launch is always exciting, and new reports suggest the new RX 6600 XT could be launching soon for a decent MSRP.
Valve surprised everyone when they announced the handheld gaming console known as the Steam Deck, which is essentially a portable PC to play your games on. However, since its reveal there has been some details released regarding the device’s performance and quality.
If you live anywhere in the northern hemisphere, then you’ll know that we’re right on the tail end of Summer now. But before we all get sad that Summer is nearly over, some of us are still experiencing intense heat waves, which can sometimes spell doom for our beloved gaming PCs.
Recently, there has been a bit of scare surrounding brand new high-end hardware in the latest Closed Beta release for an upcoming and highly anticipated MMORPG, New World. Namely, some users were reporting the game had bricked their expensive RTX 3090 GPUs, rendering them useless.
A warning is going round for any users who own an RTX 3090 graphics card and planning to play the recently released Closed Beta for the upcoming MMORPG from Amazon known as New World. As it turns out, some users have been reporting issues that end up bricking their GPU, rendering it unusable.