The dynamic is fast-shifting from performance, heat, and noise considerations to electricity consumption and even rewiring your homes just to play a game decently on a new GPU. Where will this path lead us?
Better airflow? More fans? Liquid cooling? Case cleaning? Repasting? Frequent stress tests? Moving to Alaska? How do I manage my GPU’s red-hot temps!
And suddenly, the RTX 3090 makes a lot more sense.
With GPU prices finally coming down for a few months consecutively, gamers are finally open to more options. But of course, not all of us can spend $1500-2000 on a GPU. So, how much is a good amount to spend on the video card in your PC?
Benchmarking your CPU and video card are both critical to avoid damage in future and stay in the knowhow of your hardware’s performance. Here’s how, using games.
The AMD RX 6800 XT outperforms Nvidia RTX 3080 on key metrics, and we are glad AMD can offer cheaper competition that’s sufficient for average gamers.
RDNA 3 is coming Q2, 2022, confirming previous Navi 32 design speculations (along with Zen 4 CPU architecture). The Radeon RX 7000 series can see a 30% price jump.
AMD is seemingly heralding a new age of laptop gaming with their suspected “6000S” series of mobile GPUs – 6nm cards for laptops. Performance technicals remain sparse, but they might be coming soon with the Ryzen Rembrandt mobile APUs.
Intel Arc Alchemist – the first GPU lineup to go head-to-head against Nvidia’s RTX and AMD’s RX series of gaming GPUs.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Ti with 24 GB VRAM coming January 27, 2022.