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MINISFORUM H31G Mini PC comes with a discrete GPU and some caveats

MINISFORUM H31G Mini PC comes with a discrete GPU and some caveats

When it comes to PCs, power is most often associated with size. After all, you can't really escape the laws of physics so the more power you need, the more and bigger components you need. That said, you might not actually really need all that power and some desktops try to make a compromise in size, performance, and price. The MINISFORUM H31G Mini PC is one such example and, depending on your needs, it might actually hit the sweet spot even for some gamers.

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PS5 and RTX 3080 preorder kerfuffles suggest Winter is Coming

PS5 and RTX 3080 preorder kerfuffles suggest Winter is Coming

This week prospective buyers of the Sony PlayStation 5 and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3080 are having a rough time. NVIDIA proper has no stock for their own graphics card, and stock's gone low or gone at 3rd-party resellers aplenty. The Sony PlayStation 5 preorder situation is a far greater mess, as Sony announced one pre-order time/date, while retailers decided they'd just go ahead and drop all at once.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Review

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Review

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 is a big graphics card. Physically, this card is large - and it's got a new power connector, too. You'll need to to prepare yourself for the possibility that your current rig is too snug a fit for this new, slightly larger card before you buy it. You'll also want to prepare yourself for a jump in performance the likes of which you might never have seen before... but maybe you already have an RTX 2080, and you believe there's no reason to upgrade? Let's take a peek at what's in store here with the latest in biggest, baddest GPU power from NVIDIA.

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AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPU can be viewed in Fortnite

AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPU can be viewed in Fortnite

The days when graphics cards were simple boring slabs of green plastic and pieces of metal are pretty much ancient history now. As more powerful graphics cards become bigger, the opportunity to give them some visual personality and flair has also opened up. More than just cold, hard numbers, the likes of AMD and NVIDIA have taken to selling new cards' design as well. And what better way to do that than to dump the upcoming Radeon RX 6000's design where many gamers are most likely to see it: in Fortnite.

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Watch RTX 3080 4K gameplay with DOOM Eternal

Watch RTX 3080 4K gameplay with DOOM Eternal

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 gameplay appears in a video delivered this morning by NVIDIA depicting DOOM. It's a demonstration of sorts, showing DOOM Eternal with two different graphics cards. One is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, the other is the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080. If you've never seen DOOM before, know this: there's a lot of blood.

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NVIDIA Reflex vows to make input lag a thing of the past

NVIDIA Reflex vows to make input lag a thing of the past

Computer games are primarily graphics-focused, with developers, publishers, and hardware makers talking a lot about refresh rates, GtG times, color gamut, and the like. In fast-paced, twitch-based competitive games, however, it isn't just the graphics lag that can make or break the game. Input lag is equally just as critical to victory or defeat, and NVIDIA's new suite of tools and technologies under the Reflex brand promises to make the fight against input lag more accessible and affordable.

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Watch the moment NVIDIA gave AMD its newest nightmare

Watch the moment NVIDIA gave AMD its newest nightmare

Today the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, RTX 3080, and RTX 3090 graphics cards. This collection is otherwise known as the GeForce RTX 30 Series, and it'll be released as both Founders Edition graphics cards and in partner-made editions from brands like ASUS, EVGA, Colorful, Gigabyte, MSI, PYN, and Zotac.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU release dates, power, prices

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU release dates, power, prices

Today we're taking a peek at the latest NVIDIA GPU series, the GeForce RTX 30 series. The first NVIDIA GeForce RTX series cards include the GeForce RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090. The 3070 is what NVIDIA describes as "the sweet spot", while the "flagship" is the 3080 and the 3090 is "a big, ferocious GPU."

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Watch NVIDIA tease RTX 3090, 12-pin connector, future GPU design

Watch NVIDIA tease RTX 3090, 12-pin connector, future GPU design

Today NIVIDA revealed a video that makes graphics card design and processing look interesting and... maybe even fun. It is NOT easy to understand all the ins and outs of the process of designing something so intricate, but in one video, NVIDIA's broken down the components into relatively simple-to-see segments. In the process of doing so, NVIDIA's also teased their next RTX 3090 graphics card AND their new 12-pin connector.

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Microsoft OpenAI supercomputer in top 5 most-powerful at launch

Microsoft OpenAI supercomputer in top 5 most-powerful at launch

Microsoft announced a supercomputer developed for OpenAI this week with power that ranks in the top 5 supercomputers on earth. That's counting the world's publicly disclosed supercomputers, mind you - there may be more powerful computers operating in secret - but this is about computing for the public good. The creation and operation of this new supercomputer was done as part of Microsoft's AI at Scale initiative.

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Mac Pro Radeon Pro W5700X MPX module now available for purchase

Mac Pro Radeon Pro W5700X MPX module now available for purchase

Apple has received a lot of criticism for the design of its last two Mac Pros but few will deny that those designs are completely pointless. In the case of the 2019 "cheese grater" model, the design not only allows for better ventilation but also for easier upgrades. That is what the new modular system is for and now you can try out that for yourself with the standalone AMD Radeon Pro W5700X MPX GPU module. That is if you have the money to burn for one.

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New NVIDIA GeForce RTX laptops start at $1k, RTX Super gets creative

New NVIDIA GeForce RTX laptops start at $1k, RTX Super gets creative

A total of ten laptops were revealed today newly fitted with NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER GPUs and 10th Gen Intel Core processors. NVIDIA says that these graphics processors are "the industry's fastest, most power-efficient available today." NVIDIA's claimed that these GPUs are able to render 3D graphics up to 13x faster than a CPU, and up to 10x faster than a CPU for video editing. In other words, these laptops are made for more than gaming.

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