It’s finally possible again to buy a PC video card without getting price gouged. With the crypto-mining craze starting to stabilize and the arrival of efficient ASIC miners replacing much of the demand for GPUs, alongside the imminent launch of Nvidia’s 20 series, graphics cards can again be found at around (or even below) MSRP, particularly if you’re lucky enough to find them in stock at physical retailers. If you were put off by the massive spike in prices around the beginning of the year, or are just getting the itch to upgrade, it’s finally starting to again resemble something of a buyer’s market for GPUs. A proper graphics card will always be the anchor of any gaming PC build (check out our build guide if you’re looking to assemble a machine from scratch). It’s the beating heart that is primarily responsible for rendering the increasingly mind-blowing, photorealistic graphics of the modern triple-A video game behemoths and is the key … [Read more...] about How to buy a PC graphics card that suits your lifestyle and your wallet
What graphic card to buy
There has never been a better time to pick up one of today’s best graphics cards. It’s taken a while, but graphics card prices are finally coming back down to normal, bringing the likes of Nvidia and AMD’s latest and greatest finally within reach again. To help you choose the best graphics card for your needs and budget, we’re here to help. This article is all about identifying the single best GPU you can get for playing games at 1080p, 1440p and 4K at a price that suits you. Read on for our in-depth buying advice on what and how to buy your next graphics card for 2018. To clarify what we mean by ‘best’, it won’t just be the card that can get the highest frame rate regardless of all other factors – otherwise it’d just be the Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti for every resolution. Instead, we’re more concerned with what cards can capably handle 60fps at each res for the least money. That said, you should seldom actually … [Read more...] about Best graphics card 2018: Top GPUs for 1080p, 1440p and 4K
The graphics cards prices have been going through the roof and if you were wondering whether or not the introduction of the Nvidia GTX 2080 and other Nvidia Ampere graphics cards will decrease the price of current gaming graphics cards then you have come to the right place as we are going to talk about just that. We have been getting word that the upcoming Nvidia GTX 2080 will be released at GTC in May and if that is the case then you can expect the prices of current graphics cards to fall. How much the prices will increase is something that we cannot confirm right now but keeping in mind that the cryptocurrency miners are buying everything they can get their hands on, it is safe to assume that the drop in price will not be as great as what we are used to. Currently, Nvidia flagship graphics cards are priced well over $1000 so it is no surprise that you are wondering that upcoming graphics cards will also be expensive. Plus Nvidia has also confirmed that this will indeed be the case. … [Read more...] about After The Reveal Of Nvidia GTX 2080 Can You Expect Graphics Cards Prices To Go Down?
With graphics card prices soaring once again thanks to the lovely exploits of nefarious cryptocurrency miners, choosing what graphics card to buy has never been more difficult – which is why this here article is all about identifying the single best GPU you can get for playing games at 1080p, 1440p and 4K at a price that suits you. Read on for advice on what and how to pick your next graphics card for 2018. Before we begin, here’s a short list of every graphics card review we currently have on RPS. This should hopefully make it easier to find out what we think of specific cards, as well as provide a handy index should you want to compare our top picks with other types of graphics cards. We’ll also be updating this list every time we get a new graphics card in for testing so everything’s in one place. Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti review Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 review Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 review Nvidia GeForce GTX … [Read more...] about Best graphics cards 2018 for 1080p, 1440p and 4K gaming
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 graphics cards to buy or upgrade this all-important gaming component. I've run through the list of current generation GPUs, and I've even looked at previous generation GPUs. The price changes in the past two weeks are staggering. Here's the full rundown, starting with Nvidia and then moving to AMD, from highest performing to lowest performing parts. Note that many of the cards are only showing prices from third-party resellers, as Amazon and Newegg rapidly sell out of their inventory (often at lower prices). If you're interested in buying a GPU, I'd recommend putting a "notify" alert on it and be ready to order ASAP if it comes back in stock at a reasonable price. All the current Nvidia graphics cards GTX 1080 Ti 11GB: Launched with a … [Read more...] about It’s a terrible time to buy a graphics card