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GPU sales spike by 20 percent, fueled by cryptocurrency miners and laptop sales

GPU sales grew an astounding 20 percent at the end of 2020, spurred by pandemic-induced gaming, a new mining craze, and huge demand for laptops, according to a new report from Jon Peddie Research. 

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AMD's game-boosting Smart Access Memory is coming to Ryzen 3000

AMD's performance-enhancing Smart Access Memory feature will come to Ryzen 3000 processors after initially debuting on Ryzen 5000 only.

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AMD's $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT targets silky-smooth 1440p gaming

AMD will have "significantly" more Radeon RX 6700 XTs for sale than prior launches, and will take other steps to get GPUs to gamers.

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Blower-style RTX 3090 cards are disappearing, and that's bad for prosumers

Versions of the powerful RTX 3090 with blower-style coolers are disappearing from the web, with ominous implications for prosumers who need workstations for work and play.

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GeForce RTX 3060: 5 key things you need to know about Nvidia's new GPU

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card hits the streets today. Here's what you need to know before you buy.

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AMD will introduce another new GPU you probably can't buy next week

AMD will debut its latest Radeon RX 6000 graphics card to dejected and beaten-down gamers next week. Tight inventories have made it nearly impossible to buy even older Radeon cards.

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Nvidia cripples RTX 3060 mining ahead of launch, but don't expect miracles

Nvidia is cutting the GeForce RTX 3060's Ethereum capabilities in half and rolling out dedicated cryptocurrency GPUs, but still expect the graphics cards to disappear quickly.

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Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 gets a February 25 release date

Nvidia's first mainstream graphics card of this generation, the $329 GeForce RTX 3060, hits the streets later this month.

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Confirmed: Nvidia taps the GTX 1050 Ti to battle graphics card shortages

Nvidia confirms that it's shipping stock of older GPUs to help combat the current graphics card shortage—and it's a smart move.

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Intel is already testing its Xe HPG gaming GPU in 3DMark

Intel's first Xe graphics card for PC gamers is already being tested.

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How to see your PC game's frame rate with Steam's FPS counter

It's quick and easy to turn on Steam's in-game FPS counter. Here's how.

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PCWorld's February Digital Magazine: The Chip Wars Rage On

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti FTW3 Ultra review: Speed and sensors

The EVGA FTW3 Ultra is the fastest GeForce RTX 3060 Ti we've tested, albeit by a slim margin.

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Why Intel's first Xe graphics cards won't work in AMD systems

Intel's first Iris Xe discrete graphics cards are rolling out, but they require select Intel Core CPUs and motherboards to work.

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Intel's debut Iris Xe graphics cards are headed to prebuilt PCs (but not for gaming)

Intel will sell a discrete desktop GPU aimed at mainstream users and small businesses.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 mobile review: The fastest laptop GPU just arrived

Nvidia’s new GeForce RTX 30-series laptops offer very impressive graphics performance, even compared to some of the biggest and heaviest laptops around.

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How much of my budget should I spend on a graphics card? | Ask an expert

Figuring out how much GPU to buy depends a lot on your other components and future plans.

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There will be no GeForce RTX 3060 Founders Edition, Nvidia confirms

Nvidia won't release a Founders Edition model of its upcoming $329 GeForce RTX 3060, while custom graphics card makers are warning about price hikes.

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Best of CES 2021: The most intriguing and innovative PC hardware

CES 2021 was virtual, but the parade of PC hardware went on. Here are our picks for the more intriguing and innovative products at the show.

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PCWorld's January Digital Magazine: How much scalpers make selling the hardware you want most

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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