For a certain section of the populace, Black Friday and Cyber Monday only mean one thing: good deals on graphics cards. We're happy to report that these deals have continued to appear, with retailers on both sides of the Atlantic offering excellent discounted prices on graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia alike. Here are our selections for the best deals available, cross-referenced with our usual graphics card recommendations. We'll keep this page updated throughout the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping season, so that you won't miss out on any late-breaking deals. Some UK retailers are embracing a "Cyber Week" of deals, so we'll keep updating this as long as deals keep being added! In a hurry? Skip to our best US graphics card deals or best UK graphics card deals. Looking for something to go with your shiny new graphics card? See all of our Black Friday 2018 tech deals, including PC hardware and peripherals. UK Cyber Monday 2018 graphics card deals Now ordered from highest … [Read more...] about Digital Foundry’s best Cyber Monday graphics card deals
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Have you had enough of Black Friday yet? I know I have, but as your appointed and most trusted deals herald, I must therefore continue my search for the best Black Friday graphics cards. A couple of the best US graphics card bargains have since gone out of stock over the last 24 hours, but I’ve scoured the web for some hopefully just as good replacements. Whether you’re in the UK or the US, I’ve managed to find a Black Friday deal for almost every single one of today’s best graphics cards now, which are all presented below for your viewing pleasure. If you’ve been waiting for prices to fall after the year of inflation we’ve had, now’s the time to do it. Here are all the best Black Friday graphics card deals available right now. As always, you’ll find all our best Black Friday deals over in our big Black Friday 2018 hub, but I’ll be regularly updating this list as well to keep all the graphics card discounts in one place. … [Read more...] about Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018: Best graphics card deals
Would you look at that, it’s somehow Black Friday week already. Yes, it may have seemed like Black Friday for months on end at this point, but now we’re finally into Black Friday proper territory now, and man alive the best graphics card deals just keep getting better and better. If you’ve been waiting to pick up one of today’s best graphics cards on the cheap, now is absolutely the time to do it, especially now that Amazon’s joined the Black Friday fray as well. So, you know what to do. Time to fish out your deals basket, pull up a chair and take a look at all the best Black Friday graphics card deals available right this goddamn second. I should note, there are still a couple of non-Black Friday deals hanging around at the moment, but they wouldn’t be listed here without good reason, so consider them as good a deal as any right now – until a better one comes along, of course. As always, you’ll find all our best Black Friday deals over … [Read more...] about Black Friday 2018: Best graphics card deals
There are just three and a bit weeks to go until this year’s big Black Friday jamboree now, and man alive I can practically taste the deals already – or maybe that’s just the giant bowl of Halloween candy sitting on my desk, who really knows. Either way, the season of deals is almost upon us, so why not prepare yourself with our handy Black Friday deals guide? To help you make the most of this fabled ‘day o’ discounts’, which is more like a ‘week o’ discounts’ these days (those pesky retailers just don’t understand the length of a day any more, I tell ya), I’ve gathered everything you need to know right here, including what deals to look out for, where to shop and whether that shiny new peripheral you’ve got your eye on is actually as much of a deal as it makes out to be. If you’ve been thinking about building a new gaming PC recently, now’s the time to bag yourself a sack load of deals and do it on the … [Read more...] about Black Friday 2018: The best PC gaming deals on graphics cards, monitors, SSDs and more
Snuck out a few weeks back, the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB has been met with some degree of bafflement and bewilderment from the PC hardware press, but choose the right model - like the Gigabyte example reviewed here - and you have the best entry-level budget GPU on the market. As things stand, our only major criticism of the vanilla GTX 1050 is its meagre 2GB of framebuffer memory - not enough for console-quality textures on many games. This revised model beefs up processing power and adds that crucial extra gig of RAM, but it comes with a sting in the tail - memory bandwidth drops significantly, meaning a performance penalty in some games. It's a curious situation but the bottom line is that the GP107 processor used in both 1050 and 1050 Ti comes equipped with a 128-bit memory interface - good for 2GB and 4GB VRAM configurations but incompatible with a 3GB set-up. The only way Nvidia can create this new model is by shaving the memory interface down to 96-bits, meaning a substantial 25 per … [Read more...] about Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 3GB review: the best budget graphics card?