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When will the GPU shortage actually end? Join us as we discuss the return to PC building normality
When will the GPU shortage actually end? Join us as we discuss the return to PC building normality
The PC Gamer hardware team discusses what the end of the GPU shortage might look like, and when it might happen.
PS5 and Xbox Series X CPU Difference is Too Small to Matter for Next Gen Development – Dev
PS5 and Xbox Series X CPU Difference is Too Small to Matter for Next Gen Development – Dev
Monster Truck Championship producer Łukasz Bróg also discusses both consoles' difference in GPU speeds.
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel's gaming-focused Xe DG2 GPU is expected to release next year, and could bring some more variety to our currently two-branded best graphics card guide, if its performance is up to scratch. The card is expected to come with up to 512 execution units at a rumoured cost somewhere between $400 and $600, and this top-end model looks like it has the capability to trounce high-end cards like Nvidia's RTX 3070 and AMD's RX 6800 if a new video from Moore’s law is dead is anything to go by.
You can buy this gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3070 for under $1,600
You can buy this gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3070 for under $1,600
Save a bit of money on Lenovo's Legion Tower 5i equipped with a hard-to-find GPU.
So, actual graphics card smugglers are now a thing then
So, actual graphics card smugglers are now a thing then
Somewhere there's a GPU miner missing a whole lot of graphics cards after a 2am raid by Hong Kong authorities.
GPU, RAM, and SSD scarcity means they’re being smuggled into China on speedboats
GPU, RAM, and SSD scarcity means they’re being smuggled into China on speedboats
Gaming PC components have become such a high commodity in the great stock shortage of 2020/21 that graphics cards, RAM, and SSDs are now at the centre of smuggling rings.
Acer says chip availability will improve this year, which is good news for GPUs
Acer says chip availability will improve this year, which is good news for GPUs
While other reports have suggested GPU stock won't be sorted until 2022 at the earliest, it seems Acer believes the situation could be improving much sooner.
This 7nm GPU out of China is said to rival AMD and Nvidia's finest
This 7nm GPU out of China is said to rival AMD and Nvidia's finest
Tianshu Zhixin announces it's close to "mass production and commercial delivery" of it's new 7nm Big Island graphics cards.
Nvidia’s GTX 1080 Ti could be the next GPU returning to market
Nvidia’s GTX 1080 Ti could be the next GPU returning to market
With current stock issues preventing you from getting your hands on the best graphics card, Nvidia’s making a habit of relaunching older GPUs to satisfy demand.
You can now turn on Nvidia's excellent noise cancellation with any GeForce GPU
You can now turn on Nvidia's excellent noise cancellation with any GeForce GPU
Nvidia brings its free noise-cancelling feature to non-RTX graphics cards.
Global PS5, Xbox & GPU Shortage Partially Blamed On $1 Part
Global PS5, Xbox & GPU Shortage Partially Blamed On $1 Part
As we talked about last week, the global supply shortage affecting all kinds of products, from consoles to phones to cars, is down to a lack of semiconductors.
You actually can pause Outriders in singleplayer... if you've got an Nvidia GPU
You actually can pause Outriders in singleplayer... if you've got an Nvidia GPU
Sympathies to our AMD-owning brothers and sisters.
New AMD Ryzen APUs may offer a GPU fix during the global shortage
One of the biggest CPU and GPU makers spending $100bn to avoid further hardware shortages
The fate of Nvidia's RTX 3080 Ti GPUs shows just how scared it was of AMD's RX 6900 XT
The fate of Nvidia's RTX 3080 Ti GPUs shows just how scared it was of AMD's RX 6900 XT
HardwareLuxx user found the never-released RTX 3080 Ti GPU crossed out with a new name under their RTX 3090 FE card.
It's now easier to switch to Linux and play your PC games with an Nvidia GeForce GPU
It's now easier to switch to Linux and play your PC games with an Nvidia GeForce GPU
Nvidia loosens up the virtualisation divide between GeForce and Enterprise graphics cards.
You can now buy pre-built PCs without a GPU since nobody can find them
You can now buy pre-built PCs without a GPU since nobody can find them
Let’s be real people, if you want to get a new GPU you’re better off waiting.
This beehive-inspired Nvidia RTX 3060 is generating quite the buzz
This beehive-inspired Nvidia RTX 3060 is generating quite the buzz
The hivemind are divided about EmTek's Miracle honeycomb GPU shroud.
We’ve officially entered the era of gaming PCs shipping without a graphics card
We’ve officially entered the era of gaming PCs shipping without a graphics card
Prebuilt gaming desktops for people who already own a GPU.
Gamestop starts selling GPUs, obviously doesn't have any GPUs to sell
Gamestop starts selling GPUs, obviously doesn't have any GPUs to sell
Put your trade-in towards a new GPU, motherboard, or even a TV.
Intel accidentally confirms a bunch of different GPU specs for its new gaming Xe HPG cards
Intel accidentally confirms a bunch of different GPU specs for its new gaming Xe HPG cards
A quick search on Intel.com has unearthed a host of DG2 details to pick through.
XFX's Radeon RX 6700 XT Speedster Merc 319 GPU is true to its name
XFX's Radeon RX 6700 XT Speedster Merc 319 GPU is true to its name
More frames per second than AMD's reference design
Nvidia’s RTX 3080 Ti release reportedly delayed till May
Nvidia’s RTX 3080 Ti release reportedly delayed till May
Nvidia's high-end RTX 3080 Ti GPU was initially rumoured to arrive around mid-April, but Nvidia has reportedly delayed this date by a month, according to rumours from ITHome.
Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti now looking at a mid-May launch
Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti now looking at a mid-May launch
If rumours are true, this is the fifth delay for the bigge boi GPU.
Asus suggests Nvidia graphics card supply problems are down to low GPU yields
Asus suggests Nvidia graphics card supply problems are down to low GPU yields
The Taiwanese manufacturer doesn't think things will get better any time soon either.
Nvidia may be about to launch a $3,000 GPU that puts the RTX 3090 in the shade
Nvidia may be about to launch a $3,000 GPU that puts the RTX 3090 in the shade
The green team is rumoured to be repurposing its very first Ampere GPU, the A100, for cryptocurrency mining.
You can buy an HP Omen desktop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for as little as $1,150
You can buy an HP Omen desktop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for as little as $1,150
Get a full PC with an RTX 3070 for less than what scalpers are charging for the GPU alone.
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
We're eagerly awaiting more information from Intel on the release of its new gaming-focussed graphics cards, which could break the Nvidia and AMD duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for gaming.
AMD’s latest GPU driver adds a tool to stress test your overclocked graphics card
AMD’s latest GPU driver adds a tool to stress test your overclocked graphics card
The built-in tool negates the need to seek out a third-party utility to ensure your GPU overclock is stable.
We might finally get to see Intel’s long-awaited gaming GPU this month
We might finally get to see Intel’s long-awaited gaming GPU this month
In a surprise announcement, Intel put out a media alert today about an upcoming online event regarding the company’s future.
Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti – everything we know about the upcoming budget GPU
Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti – everything we know about the upcoming budget GPU
There could be a new budget GPU coming in the near future: the RTX 3050 Ti.
Nvidia RTX 3050 and Intel Tiger Lake details leak on Geekbench
Nvidia RTX 3050 and Intel Tiger Lake details leak on Geekbench
Another day, another leak for Nvidia's entry-level Ampere GPU.
Our $400 ultra budget gaming PC doesn't care about a GPU shortage
Our $400 ultra budget gaming PC doesn't care about a GPU shortage
This ultra budget gaming build is as cheap as it gets, and will game without a graphics card.
How to overclock your CPU and GPU
How to overclock your CPU and GPU
Learning how to overclock the CPU and GPU safely used to be a task reserved for only those techies who live and breathe static.
Nvidia accidentally unlocks the RTX 3060 for crypto miners
Nvidia accidentally unlocks the RTX 3060 for crypto miners
The RTX 3060's the first GPU to be released with drivers that reduce Ethereum mining hash rates by 50%, as Nvidia tries to reserve GeForce cards for gamers rather than crypto miners.
Nvidia's GeForce GPU shortage isn't improving anytime soon
Nvidia's GeForce GPU shortage isn't improving anytime soon
Nvidia's reportedly going to struggle to get chips into market for the foreseeable, and so is turning to TSMC for help.
Astro’s Playroom Composer Shares How That GPU Love Song Became Such A Bop
Astro’s Playroom Composer Shares How That GPU Love Song Became Such A Bop
PlayStation 5 pack-in Astro’s Playroom is full of amazing tracks, but the standout is most definitely its ode to the console’s powerful graphics processing unit (“GPU” to friends).
I’m Your GPU – Crafting the digitally-infused pop of Astro’s Playroom
I’m Your GPU – Crafting the digitally-infused pop of Astro’s Playroom
Hi folks! To mark the release of the official digital soundtrack for Astro’s Playroom later this week, I thought it’d be fun to take a wee “behind the scenes” look at the creative process for the track that players have responded to the most enthusiastically – the GPU song.
Astro's Playroom Soundtrack: The Story Behind the Catchy GPU Jungle Song
Astro's Playroom Soundtrack: The Story Behind the Catchy GPU Jungle Song
Astro's Playroom's score will be digitally available this week, and composer Kenny Young spoke with us ahead of its launch to discuss how the catchy tunes to Astro's adventure came to be.
Nvidia's unhackable GeForce RTX 3060 hashrate limiter supposedly hacked in just two weeks
Nvidia's unhackable GeForce RTX 3060 hashrate limiter supposedly hacked in just two weeks
Looks like there's a modified driver coming out of China which makes the mainstream Ampere GPU a great mining GPU.
These bizarre cryptocurrency stock images almost make us forget the GPU shortage. Almost
These bizarre cryptocurrency stock images almost make us forget the GPU shortage. Almost
Bitcoin stock imagery but it gets weirder the further you scroll down.
Modder gives RTX 3070 a 16GB upgrade before Nvidia has the chance
Modder gives RTX 3070 a 16GB upgrade before Nvidia has the chance
He's not taunting the GPU-less by hacking his RTX 3070 to use 16GB RAM, honest.
AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
That's kinda all it can do right now to combat the rise in cryptocurrency mining and the dearth of gaming graphics cards.
Nvidia releases a GPU hotfix to address screen flickering and Fortnite stuttering
Nvidia releases a GPU hotfix to address screen flickering and Fortnite stuttering
This out-of-band driver update fixes over half a dozen problems.
AMD's graphics card market share has dropped by a third in one year
AMD's graphics card market share has dropped by a third in one year
Everyone wants a new GPU, but it looks like AMD is struggling to make its mark.
This Gateway laptop with a GTX 2060 and 120Hz screen is back down to $799 again
This Gateway laptop with a GTX 2060 and 120Hz screen is back down to $799 again
Save $200 on this gaming laptop with a full-power (read: not Max-Q) GeForce GTX 2060 GPU.
As GPU shipments rise, analyst cautions it would be ‘foolish’ to buy one for mining
As GPU shipments rise, analyst cautions it would be ‘foolish’ to buy one for mining
GPU shipments have skyrocketed, too bad all the discrete ones are going to miners and scalpers.
Everything you need to know about AMD's RX 6700 XT GPU
Everything you need to know about AMD's RX 6700 XT GPU
Price, specs and release date confirmed
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
Get up to 16% more performance when paired with an RX 6000 GPU
Watch AMD's new RX 6700 XT GPU reveal right here
Watch AMD's new RX 6700 XT GPU reveal right here
Set your watches for 11am ET / 4pm GMT
CPU upgrade – how to install your new processor
CPU upgrade – how to install your new processor
If the GPU provides the muscle, then it’s fair to say the CPU is the brains of your gaming PC.
The profitability of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining has halved in a week
The profitability of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining has halved in a week
But it's not all good news for gamers, as the popular cryptocurrency for GPU mining is gradually bouncing back.
Does AMD need to announce its own GPU hashrate limiter to combat cryptocurrency mining?
Does AMD need to announce its own GPU hashrate limiter to combat cryptocurrency mining?
AMD is unveiling the RX 6700 XT tomorrow, but it remains to be seen whether the red team will follow Nvidia in tackling mining.
New Intel listings suggest devs and manufacturers are testing Xe gaming GPUs
New Intel listings suggest devs and manufacturers are testing Xe gaming GPUs
Intel is prepping the wider GPU ecosystem for its DG2 gaming cards, expected later this year.
Nvidia's GTX 1060 GPU is coming out of retirement to mine cryptocurrency
Nvidia's GTX 1060 GPU is coming out of retirement to mine cryptocurrency
Palit has registered a heap of new P106 graphics cards, effectively dumb versions of the GTX 1060.
Valheim: Improve Your Performance by Enabling the Vulkan API
Valheim: Improve Your Performance by Enabling the Vulkan API
Learn how to enable to Valkan API in Valheim in order to increase your FPS and fix other game-related GPU crashes.
Intel gaming GPU rumours suggest six Xe cards coming in 2021
Intel gaming GPU rumours suggest six Xe cards coming in 2021
Twitter's suggesting six different graphics cards in the Xe DG2 lineup, and the specs at least look right.
Nvidia made up to $300 million from miners, but could nerf more GeForce GPUs
Nvidia made up to $300 million from miners, but could nerf more GeForce GPUs
GPU stock could struggle until 2022, but that hasn't stopped Nvidia from pulling in record numbers in its final quarter of the year.
The next AMD RX 6000 GPU is being announced on March 3rd
Nvidia mining cards look to use Turing and separate fab process from Ampere
Nvidia mining cards look to use Turing and separate fab process from Ampere
The lack of GPU supply has reached profound levels of absurdity since last fall.
3dfx never released a quad-GPU Voodoo 5 6000 so a modder built a custom one
3dfx never released a quad-GPU Voodoo 5 6000 so a modder built a custom one
While not an exact replica of the Voodoo 5 6000, this custom project shares the original's same specifications.
Nvidia unveils new crypto mining processors ahead of RTX 3060 launch
Nvidia unveils new crypto mining processors ahead of RTX 3060 launch
If you’ve been in the market for a new GPU during the last few months, I’m so sorry.
Nvidia are nuking the RTX 3060's crypto-mining credentials
Nvidia are nuking the RTX 3060's crypto-mining credentials
They're limiting the GPU's hash rate, and launching a new mining-focused CMP series
What is FreeSync? – How you can run AMD’s tech with an Nvidia GPU
What is FreeSync? – How you can run AMD’s tech with an Nvidia GPU
Nobody likes screen tearing when playing videogames, and while Vsync does an, er, admirable job at preventing it shall we say, we need something more robust that doesn’t tank our game’s performance in the process.
AMD’s latest GPU driver quietly delivers a massive boost in Mesh Shader performance
AMD’s latest GPU driver quietly delivers a massive boost in Mesh Shader performance
The mystery of higher than expected CPU usage tied to Radeon Software remains unsolved, though.
These RTX 3080 gaming laptops get a 20% performance boost from a little GPU hacking
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
The Xe-HPG chip has been shown running in an unreleased Mesh Shader feature test, no less.
Report: Nvidia RTX 30-Series supply to get even worse
Report: Nvidia RTX 30-Series supply to get even worse
Some bad news today for those hoping to finally get their hands on a new Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series GPU.
MSI GS66 Stealth RTX 3080 gaming laptop review
MSI GS66 Stealth RTX 3080 gaming laptop review
There's a price to pay dropping Nvidia's new RTX 3080 16GB GPU into a thin gaming laptop.
AMD's latest GPU driver promises up to a 9% performance bump in The Medium
AMD's latest GPU driver promises up to a 9% performance bump in The Medium
It also cures a couple of display flickering issues.
AMD GPU stock could be improved by outsourcing production to Samsung
AMD GPU stock could be improved by outsourcing production to Samsung
With the current stock issues plaguing graphics cards, AMD's manufacturing partner, TSMC, is at capacity, reportedly forcing the company to consider what's more profitable: accepting excess demand with a lack of stock or outsourcing to Samsung's own process in order to extend the production of its graphics cards and APUs by up to 50%. This rumour came from South Korean hardware forum Clien.net (via Guru3D).
Xbox Series X SSD and GPU Will Lead to More Efficient Content Streaming and More Immersive Experiences – Dev
Xbox Series X SSD and GPU Will Lead to More Efficient Content Streaming and More Immersive Experiences – Dev
Warhammer 40K: Darktide developer is impressed with several aspects of the Xbox Series X.
Leaked benchmarks put Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti GPU within a whisker of RTX 3090
Leaked benchmarks put Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti GPU within a whisker of RTX 3090
Rumoured GPU is back, this time with detailed specs and benchmarks.
You can play Cyberpunk 2077 on the gaming PC inside the new Tesla Model S
You’ll struggle to get AMD CPUs and GPUs until July, according to CEO
You’ll struggle to get AMD CPUs and GPUs until July, according to CEO
Following on from Nvidia's disappointing revelation that GPU stock would continue to fall short during the first quarter of 2021, we've now heard similar words from AMD's CEO, Lisa Su (via Tom's Hardware), indicating that Ryzen CPUs and Radeon GPUs will continue to be difficult to get hold of until July under the current projection. In AMD's 2020 financial year report, Su stated that shortages were caused by excessive demand, affecting the availability of the best gaming CPUs, best graphics cards, and the AMD-powered Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Intel’s first desktop GPU in two decades might not be a gaming contender
Intel’s first desktop GPU in two decades might not be a gaming contender
As we've known for a while now, Intel is expected to rival Nvidia's RTX 3070 and AMD's Radeon RX 6800 with its own Xe DG2 gaming graphics card later this year, but before that comes its first dedicated GPU in two decades.
With 28 flavours, graphics card names mean almost nothing for next-gen Nvidia gaming laptops
With 28 flavours, graphics card names mean almost nothing for next-gen Nvidia gaming laptops
Baffling array of clock speeds and TDPs makes choosing an RTX 30 Series mobile GPU a potentially tough task.
AMD says CPU and GPU supply will be tight until second half of 2021
Gigabyte unveils Aorus Master and Gaming OC 6900 XT models
Gigabyte unveils Aorus Master and Gaming OC 6900 XT models
More and more variants of graphics cards based off of the latest generation of GPU architectures from AMD and Nvidia continue to release.
The PC gaming hardware glossary – convince the world of your tech cred
The PC gaming hardware glossary – convince the world of your tech cred
Having difficulty telling your CPU from your GPU, your FLOPS from your ROPs? We've all been there.
You can expect Nvidia’s RTX 3060 to cost more than the 3060 Ti
You can expect Nvidia’s RTX 3060 to cost more than the 3060 Ti
Nvidia's latest GPU announced at CES 2021, the RTX 3060, is set for a late February release.
Nvidia wants you to know 'Max-Q branding is not going away.'
Nvidia wants you to know 'Max-Q branding is not going away.'
But it is up to laptop manufacturers to specify GPU specifications.
Try this Nvidia hotfix GPU driver if your games are crashing or SteamVR is stuttering
Try this Nvidia hotfix GPU driver if your games are crashing or SteamVR is stuttering
Nvidia's latest hotfix addresses a handful bugs, including several crashing issues.
New Chinese 7nm GPU rivals Nvidia and AMD for performance
New Chinese 7nm GPU rivals Nvidia and AMD for performance
But it’s only for data centres, for now…
Here's one new graphics card no one is rushing out to buy: the 256-core Pascal GT 1010
Here's one new graphics card no one is rushing out to buy: the 256-core Pascal GT 1010
There's a new GPU on the block, but you probably don't want one.
Nvidia's RTX 30-series GPU supply could be constrained until May, CFO says
Nvidia's RTX 30-series GPU supply could be constrained until May, CFO says
We're looking at April, at the earliest, but most likely May if we consider Nvidia's quarterly jargon.
Nvidia interview suggests GPU stock will continue to be an issue in 2021
Nvidia interview suggests GPU stock will continue to be an issue in 2021
We know the game industry has thrived throughout the global lockdowns of last year, and this has no doubt contributed to the stock shortages that still plague gaming hardware everywhere - from graphics cards to consoles to flight sticks. If you thought these stock issues had been left in 2020, think again.
EK's backplate water block turns your GPU into a liquid-cooled sandwich
EK's backplate water block turns your GPU into a liquid-cooled sandwich
A great cooling solution for low temperatures and showing off your PC.
Planning a GPU upgrade? Power it with this high quality 700W PSU that is just $70
Planning a GPU upgrade? Power it with this high quality 700W PSU that is just $70
Save $20 on EVGA's 700W power supply unit with 80 Plus Gold certification.
Graphics card prices are increasing, but EVGA will honour pre-tariff MSRPs in its GPU queue
Graphics card prices are increasing, but EVGA will honour pre-tariff MSRPs in its GPU queue
Another reason to be patient and let the system work itself out.
Nvidia announces RTX 3060 12GB for $329, launching late February
Intel pits Xe against Big Navi using 7nm 'enhanced' process for its gaming GPU
Intel pits Xe against Big Navi using 7nm 'enhanced' process for its gaming GPU
Up-to-date process could give Intel a fighting chance against AMD and Nvidia.
This gaming laptop with a GTX 1650 is just $589 right now
This gaming laptop with a GTX 1650 is just $589 right now
One of the cheapest laptops we've seen yet with a decent dedicated GPU.
Nvidia gaming laptop GPU specs leak, but is it really an RTX 3080?
Nvidia gaming laptop GPU specs leak, but is it really an RTX 3080?
Different specs, different GPU, same name.
Grab a gaming laptop with a Core i7 CPU and GTX 1650 Ti GPU for $769 after rebate
Grab a gaming laptop with a Core i7 CPU and GTX 1650 Ti GPU for $769 after rebate
Save $330 on MSI's GL65 Leopard with a 144Hz IPS display.
The fantastic 14-inch Asus ROG G14 gaming laptop is about as cheap as it's ever been
The fantastic 14-inch Asus ROG G14 gaming laptop is about as cheap as it's ever been
With the best mobile CPU AMD has ever created, and a quality Max-Q Nvidia GPU, this ROG machine is a fantastic price today.
So, when will I be able to buy a new graphics card?
So, when will I be able to buy a new graphics card?
It might be a while if you're looking to upgrade your GPU anytime soon.
German retailer tips a gaming laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3080 mobile GPU
German retailer tips a gaming laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3080 mobile GPU
It looks like the latest generation AMD CPUs and Nvidia GPUs are getting ready to be ported over to mobile.