The new GeForce RTX 4080 is clearly impressive, delivering on average 111 fps at 4K across the games we tested. That's 20-30% over previous-gen flagships. That's all great except for that price.
China is slowing down its processors to comply with US sanctions, Nvidia unveils less-powerful chip for the same reason
Modern Warfare II is breaking franchise records and today we're throwing over 40 graphics cards at this new Call of Duty game to see what kind of hardware you need to achieve your desired frame rate.
What just happened? The Modern Warfare 2 official launch has already left many PC users dealing with crashes and in-game bugs. A tweet from the PC version's lead studio, Beenox, identifies Nvidia's most recent driver package as the cause of some of these errors. The tweet recommends that users stick with Nvidia driver versions 516.59 or 522.25.
A deep dive into Intel's XeSS technology to see whether it's worth using on Nvidia and AMD hardware and how it competes against Nvidia's DLSS and AMD's FSR.
A hot potato: As Nvidia continues to investigate incidents of burning and melting power adapters that come bundled with its new RTX 4090 graphics card, the team over at Igor's Lab believes it has found the culprit. According to the publication, the issue isn't the 12VHPWR connection itself but rather, the quad 8-pin to 16-pin adapter distributed by Nvidia. Specifically, whoever manufactured the adapter performed a very poor soldering job.
Why it matters: Nvidia's new flagship RTX 4090 is a beast in multiple aspects. On top of its unprecedented gaming performance, consumers have expressed worry over its power requirements. Those fears may now bear out weeks after warnings about the GPU's power connectors.
Every few years new processors with ever-higher demands for energy are launched. Is 250W for a CPU too high? Should any GPU need 450W? Let's peel off the heatsinks to look at the truth behind power numbers.
It's time for another look at graphics card pricing and this month it's particularly exciting as we enter a new generation of GPU hardware. So what impact has that had on other GPUs?
As next-gen GPUs arrive and pricing returns to sane levels, we are left with "new" mainstream priced graphics cards. Here's a big comparison between the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and the Radeon RX 6800.