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PCMag

The Best Graphics Cards for 4K Gaming
PCMag
If your budget can't quite bear laying out $550 or more for a graphics card, you can find some less-expensive options that can handle 4K gaming at lower settings. You won't get the absolute best visuals possible, but 4K gaming is technically attainable ...
Frenzied demand for Nvidia's graphic chips shoot prices through the roofReuters

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Gizmodo

AMD's Newest Processors Are So Good You Can Skip the Graphics Card
Gizmodo
APUs, and CPUs with integrated graphics, don't need an additional graphics card (or GPU) in order to function, and right now that is a very big deal. These two new APUs are very good at what they do, and they easily rival their Intel competitors, while ...
Ryzen APU review: Ryzen plus Vega saves budget gamers during a GPU droughtPCWorld
Desktop Ryzens with Vega graphics: Is fastest-ever integrated GPU fast enough?Ars Technica
AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega graphics will redefine desktop PCsZDNet
AnandTech -PCGamesN
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Polygon

Graphics card shortage leads retailers to take unusual measures
Polygon
Lower-end cards like the GTX 1050 and 1060 weren't affected initially, but miners have moved on to them as the better cards have sold out, pushing up prices for the cheaper GPUs as well. And, as the value of bitcoin spiked in December, prices rose even ...



PCWorld

The Full Nerd episode 40: How to survive the graphics card pricing crisis
PCWorld
(Hint: It's not just miners.) Are cheap consoles or cheap GPUs a better option for gamers in a pinch? What prebuilt gaming PCs are worth your money? Can AMD's imminent Ryzen/Vega APU mash-up emerge as a savior? Is the PC hardware industry doing ...



The INQUIRER

Nvidia wants retailers to flog its graphics cards to gamers, not crypto miners
The INQUIRER
i heard they might make a version that is locked to mining for a cheaper price so miners will go for those and leave gaming cards alone so gaming cards can go back to normal prices. the mining cards will not have video ports on them so basically can ...
Cryptocurrency mining is causing high-end GPU shortagesSlashGear
Nvidia is asking graphics card retailers to prioritize gamers over minersTechSpot
cryptocurrency - SlashGearSlashGear
ComputerBase -PCMag
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PC Gamer

How to build an efficient cryptocurrency mining PC (if you insist)
PC Gamer
Good news: you may be paying a premium for a graphics card and a high capacity power supply, but you can cheap out a bit when it comes to your system memory and storage. We generally recommend at least 8GB for a PC running modern Windows, but you can ...

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Hot Hardware

Major eTailer Tells Affiliates To Stop Promoting Graphics Cards Because It Can't Keep Up With Bitcoin Demand
Hot Hardware
Under this new policy, Newegg will "slow active promotion" of all graphics cards, probably in an effort to starve traffic to its VGA category. Enthusiast sites like HotHardware are definitely gamer-centric, and Newegg can't handle anymore demand. The ...



TechRadar

AMD suggests mining with Threadripper to make upgrading your PC cheaper
TechRadar
However, we chatted to AMD's technical marketing manager, Damien Triolet, about how the company wants to highlight cryptocurrency mining on its processors, especially its Ryzen Threadripper range, and how this can actually help make building a high-end ...

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Wccftech

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060 3GBs Rendered Less Than Optimal For Ethereum Mining After Windows Update
Wccftech
Since GeForce GTX 1060 3GBs are suddenly less than optimal for mining purposes, you will see an increase in 1060s dumped to the second hand market flooding it with cheap GPUs that anyone can snag up. While we would recommend exercising extreme caution ...

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PCMag

The Best Windows Micro Desktops of 2018
PCMag
Of course, it's still easy enough to find ordinary business boxes and hulking power towers packed with big video cards and multiple drives. But starting with the "small-form-factor" (SFF) PC revolution of the '00s, many desktops have gone from half ...


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