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PC Gamer

It's a terrible time to buy a graphics card
PC Gamer
Not too long ago we warned of a potential impending surge in graphics card prices. Unfortunately for those looking to upgrade graphics cards or buy a new GPU, that prediction has come true, and then some. Right now is the worst time in the history of ...
Why Building a Gaming PC Right Now Is a Bad Idea, Part 2: Insane Graphics Card PricesTechSpot

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PCWorld

Graphics card prices are ludicrous. Here's how to keep gaming in the coin mining era
PCWorld
Miners have been inflating graphics card prices since the middle of the year. But the damage was limited to the middle of the market for most of 2017. Currently, virtually every gaming-class graphics card is affected. The theoretically $200 3GB GeForce ...



Ars Technica

Here's why you can't buy a high-end graphics card at Best Buy
Ars Technica
Jared Walton of PC Gamer sums up the situation: "It's a terrible time to buy a graphics card." The graphics card shortage is happening because high-end graphics cards are the best way to mine Ethereum and other non-bitcoin cryptocurrencies. With the ...



How-To Geek

How to Overclock Your Graphics Card for Better Gaming Performance
How-To Geek
A Windows-based PC: It's possible to overclock GPUs on macOS and Linux, but Windows is still the home of PC gaming by a huge margin, so that's what we're going to use in this guide. A discrete graphics card: PCI-Express-based desktop cards are still ...



PC Gamer

The $3K Titan V is the fastest graphics card, even though it's not for gaming
PC Gamer
Nvidia's surprise announcement and launch of the Titan V upped the ante for the fastest graphics card in the world. Former Titan cards cost $1,000, and the Titan X and Xp moved the target a bit further north to $1,199. With the Titan V, Nvidia goes for ...



Bitcoinist

NVIDIA Asks Retailers to Sell Graphics Cards to Gamers Over Cryptocurrency Miners
Bitcoinist
For example, a GeForce GTX 1080 from NVIDIA would normally sell for $499 at a retailer, but right now the same graphics card can cost as high as $1250. The high price and scarcity of graphics cards have angered a lot of people in the PC gaming ...
To Combat Shortage, Nvidia Asks Retailers to Limit Graphics Card OrdersPCMag
NVIDIA Pressuring European Retailers to Avoid GPU Sales to Miners?Bitsonline

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Tech Advisor

How to Increase FPS in Games: Tips to Boost PC Graphics for Free
Tech Advisor
Some rely on a graphics chip that's integrated into the main CPU, while others have blazing-fast PCI Express graphics cards. No matter your setup, here are some general tips on how to eke out extra fps (frames per second) from what you have. Of course ...



The Atlantic

The Invasion of the German Board Games
The Atlantic
Much of this success is traceable to the rise of games that, well, get those adults acting somewhat more like children. Clever, low-overhead card games such as Cards Against Humanity, Secret Hitler, and Exploding Kittens (“A card game for people who ...



PC Gamer

Hang onto your graphics cards, as cryptocurrency mining spikes GPUs prices
PC Gamer
The past week saw a repeat of something that has been an ongoing problem for PC gamers looking to pick up a new graphics card: cryptocurrency profitability is way up, leading to shortages of popular graphics cards once more. We've talked about ...



CNBC

Gaming giant Nvidia, after 113% gain, could surge another 23%, BofA analyst says
CNBC
The analyst said the company's current generation "Pascal" gaming graphics cards have 40 percent share of Nvidia card owners on PC gaming distribution platform Steam. He said there is still "a large upgrade potential" from the previous Nvidia "Maxwell ...

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