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AMD Radeon 5500 brings a secret weapon to the GPU midrange

AMD Radeon 5500 brings a secret weapon to the GPU midrange

Today, AMD announced the Radeon RX 550 line of GPUs for both laptops and desktops. While AMD gets a lot of attention for its high-end cards, these new GPUs are decidedly mid-range, boasting support for resolutions up to 1080p and framerates that fall between 60 and 90 FPS depending on the game. While you won't be running new triple-A titles at 4K with these graphics cards, not everyone needs that enthusiast-level hardware.

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Acer Swift 5 and 3 gain Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake, NVIDIA GeForce MX250

Acer Swift 5 and 3 gain Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake, NVIDIA GeForce MX250

The NVIDIA GeForce MX250 is now available in builds of the Acer Swift 5, a laptop that's gotten this refresh at IFA 2019. This newest version of the Acer Swift 5 will be released starting in either September or November, depending on region. The newest version of the Acer Swift 3 was also revealed with Intel's latest with 10th Gen Ice Lake processors.

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NVIDIA GeForce Gamescom driver boosts performance, adds low latency mode

NVIDIA GeForce Gamescom driver boosts performance, adds low latency mode

NVIDIA has already enjoyed a good start to Gamescom, announcing yesterday that ray tracing will soon be coming to Minecraft. Today, however, the company announced the roll out of a new GeForce Game Ready Driver specifically for Gamescom. The driver adds a lot of features, but perhaps most importantly, it's bringing a performance boost to a number of popular games.

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW game streaming Android Beta release revealed

NVIDIA GeForce NOW game streaming Android Beta release revealed

The system known as NVIDIA GeForce NOW was previously in free Beta for PC, Mac, and SHIELD TV, now it'll be opened on Android devices of several sorts. NVIDIA announced several feature updates to GeForce NOW today, also including the transition to RTX-enabled graphics processors for certain regions. NVIDIA also gave a cryptic note on the timing for release of the full service, suggesting "the sun is starting to set on the free beta period."

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NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

Back at Computex 2019, NVIDIA announced the RTX Studio program. The basic premise was to team up with OEMs to release a series of Studio-branded laptops aimed squarely at creators and artists who could leverage the capabilities of an RTX graphics card. Fast forward to today, as SIGGRAPH 2019 is getting underway, and NVIDIA is announcing a 10 new RTX Studio laptops, bringing the grand total of available models up to 27.

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NVIDIA RTX 2060, 2070, 2080 Super GPUs make a big bet on ray tracing

NVIDIA RTX 2060, 2070, 2080 Super GPUs make a big bet on ray tracing

We're sorry to say it, but if you recently purchased an RTX 2060, 2070, or 2080, then NVIDIA just made an announcement that'll likely make you regret that purchasing decision. Today, NVIDIA announced its new line of RTX Super graphics cards. Comprised of "Super" versions of the three cards we just named, this new line promises more performance at price points that are either similar or just straight up the same as existing cards in the RTX 20-series.

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NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA’s still relatively new RTX graphics cards definitely have some advantages for high-end PC gamers, but gamers aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a bump up in graphics power. Today at Computex, NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Studio program, which will see it teaming with various manufacturing partners to produce a line of laptops based around these high-end RTX cards.

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NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

Going hand-in-hand with the announcement of its new Studio program - which will see a collection of RTX-powered laptops launch with content creators and designers in mind - NVIDIA revealed that it will also be releasing a line of Quadro RTX mobile workstations. These Quadro RTX laptops will be on the high-end of spectrum for Studio computers, with the Quadro RTX 5000 being the flagship GPU for the program.

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NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

The new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 card is official now, with a whole bunch of designs off and running in manufacturer editions. NVIDIA's GTX 1650 is ONLY available in custom designs, as it is a relatively unique sort of release. This piece of hardware rolls with a Turing GPU (TU117) without all the extra ray tracing and/or DSLL action.

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Razer Core X Chroma eGPU brings on the RGB lights, USB ports

Razer Core X Chroma eGPU brings on the RGB lights, USB ports

Laptops are getting thinner and some PCs are getting smaller. While that may be a boon for portability and space economy, there's only so much you can cram inside of them. Thanks to technologies like Thunderbolt 3, however, you can keep computers small and slim and offload the brunt of the work to external components. With Razer's latest Core X Chroma, Windows laptop and MacBook users can not only offload graphics intensive work to the GPU enclosure but even charging and data transfer as well.

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NVIDIA brings ray tracing to some GeForce GTX cards today

NVIDIA brings ray tracing to some GeForce GTX cards today

Back at GDC 2019, NVIDIA revealed that it would be bringing ray tracing to some of its GTX cards by way of a new Game Ready driver. What used to be the sole domain of NVIDIA's higher-end RTX cards, this announcement meant that many more PC gamers would get the chance to see real-time ray tracing in action. That Game Ready driver is landing today, so those of you with a GTX card can give it a download and get a taste of what ray tracing adds to video games.

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NVIDIA GTX 1660 brings Turing to Battle Royale fans on a budget

NVIDIA GTX 1660 brings Turing to Battle Royale fans on a budget

After unleashing the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti at the end of last month, NVIDIA is back today with an even more affordable card in the GTX 1660. Like the 1660 Ti, the standard 1660 is built on NVIDIA's Turing GPU architecture, so it shares something with the company's top-of-the-line RTX cards. There isn't any support for real-time ray tracing in the GTX 1660, but that's okay because it more than makes up for that missing feature in its price.

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