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NVIDIA CMP revealed for crypto mining (for $ETH) as RTX nerfed [UPDATE: No retro-nerf]

NVIDIA CMP revealed for crypto mining (for $ETH) as RTX nerfed [UPDATE: No retro-nerf]

NVIDIA just revealed their next big plan for capitalizing on the current supply VS demand issues in graphics cards. Part one of their plan is nerfing GeForce RTX graphics card cryptocurrency mining power (hash rate) so said cards are less desirable to cryptocurrency mining operations. The second bit of the plan is creating a whole new category of product, the NVIDIA CMP, or Cryptocurrency Mining Processor.

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NVIDIA RTX 3060 coming next week with a tempting price tag

NVIDIA RTX 3060 coming next week with a tempting price tag

NVIDIA is having one hell of a time meeting the non-stop demand for its latest RTX 30-series graphics cards but it seems that one of its strategies to compensate is to make yet another one. Of course, the affordable NVIDIA RTX 3060 has been rumored for quite a while now so far be it for the world's biggest graphics tech company to bow out because of a supply shortage. It seems that all things are ready to go for the company's cheapest 30-series card and it might be launching as early as next week.

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NVIDIA’s answer to RTX 30 restock hell is some familiar old GPUs

NVIDIA’s answer to RTX 30 restock hell is some familiar old GPUs

NVIDIA may not be able to keep up with GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card demand, but its stopgap fix for the frustrating shortage will involve some familiar old GPUs rather than a sudden restock of the cutting-edge chips. As anybody who has tried to upgrade their PC or outfit their new-build with an RTX 30 GPU has discovered over the past few months, getting hold of one of the prized graphics cards is about as tricky as finding a new Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 at retail.

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NVIDIA RTX 30-Series supplies might actually be worse this quarter

NVIDIA RTX 30-Series supplies might actually be worse this quarter

Last year's final months were filled with drama in the tech and gaming industries, including companies hyping products to the point that demand far outstripped their ability to produce adequate supply. Of course, market dynamics are not exactly simple or clear-cut and NVIDIA promised that the shortage of its latest-gen RTX 30-Series GPUs would be resolved by the start of 2021. What it might not have said was that things might actually get worse before they get better, especially in the first quarter of the year.

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Intel Iris Xe desktop graphics cards are here but you can’t have them yet

Intel Iris Xe desktop graphics cards are here but you can’t have them yet

While Intel still holds the lion's share of the CPU market, it has never really been known to have any solid footing when it comes to the graphics department. Sure, its integrated GPUs power many a laptop or tablet but those still pale in comparison to even the mobile versions of NVIDIA's and AMD's chips. Intel has been making strides and heavily pushing its new Iris Xe architecture and now its first-ever discrete graphics cards for desktops have arrived, but you won't be able to buy them just yet.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 revealed for $329

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 revealed for $329

Today NVIDIA revealed the GeForce RTX 3060 desktop GPU with a starting price of $329 USD. This device should allow the masses to get ahold of a variety of next-generation features released in the RTX 30 family, here for a significantly lower price. The RTX 3060 works with 13 shader TFLOPs, 25 RT-TFLOPs for ray tracing, and 101 tensor-TFLOPs (ready to roll for NVIDIA DLSS). This next-gen GPU works with a 192-bit memory interface and 12GB of GDDR6 memory right out the gate.

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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT review round-up and where to buy

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT review round-up and where to buy

Today reviews of the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT were released alongside the card itself - in stores online. The AMD Radeon 6000 series' most powerful beast aims to deliver 4K gaming top to bottom. This graphics card has a release date that matches the date of the reviews - which is relative bad news for those of you out there waiting to see positive reviews before pulling the trigger on a purchase.

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GeForce RTX 3060 Ti sale fail – and how to fix it

GeForce RTX 3060 Ti sale fail – and how to fix it

This morning it became clear that the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti launch wasn't going to be simple. As sources like NewEgg noted, inventory did not match traffic. Not by a long shot. As of two hours ago, NewEgg suggested they had RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards available for sale. In well under an hour, they made a statement.

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RTX 3060 Ti is today’s best graphics card for a 1440p monitor

RTX 3060 Ti is today’s best graphics card for a 1440p monitor

If you have a 1440p monitor and a gaming PC that's in need of a graphics card upgrade, look to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. As NVIDIA revealed today, and as reviews of the card have proven in the first hours after the card's official reveal, the RTX 3060 Ti is the 2020-generation NVIDIA graphics card that delivers the biggest bang for your buck. Let's take a peek at the reasons why.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Review – Price pinch

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Review – Price pinch

So you're looking for an NVIDIA RTX graphics card here in the year 2020 and you've struck out, time and time again. We've run through the RTX 3080, the RTX 3070, now it's time for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. This card sits below the rest, but retains some key features of this most current (and often far more costly) set of graphics cards.

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AMD 6800 stock – where to buy and what’s out [UPDATE]

AMD 6800 stock – where to buy and what’s out [UPDATE]

Today we're taking a peek at the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series and where cards are available for sale. The graphics card series including AMD Radeon 6800 and 6800XT were released for sale this week and reviews suggest they're winners. If you're able to get through to any of the stores that claim stock for the cards, you'll find them here.

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Apple Silicon M1 outperforms older NVIDIA, AMD desktop GPUs in benchmarks

Apple Silicon M1 outperforms older NVIDIA, AMD desktop GPUs in benchmarks

Apple's first-ever ARM-based Silicon, the M1, will be powering its next generation of Macs and MacBooks, some of which will be used for more than just casual computing tasks. Naturally, there are concerns about its performance versus tried and tested processors from the likes of Intel and AMD. Early CPU benchmarks already proved that the M1 can run circles around MacBooks running on recent Intel chips and now GPU benchmarks are proving Apple's claims of impressive graphics performance.

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