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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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NVIDIA promises RTX 3080 Founders Edition restock for next week

NVIDIA promises RTX 3080 Founders Edition restock for next week

By this point, many PC gaming enthusiasts have noticed that there's a severe lack of GeForce RTX 3080 cards out there. The GPUs launched earlier this week to a lot of excitement and seemingly sold out everywhere immediately. This includes on NVIDIA's website, where it offers Founders Editions of its new graphics cards. In fact, once the 3080 launched, NVIDIA's stock sold out so fast that many of those who were signed up for email notifications never even had a chance.

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NVIDIA Broadcast makes your room look and sound like a pro studio

NVIDIA Broadcast makes your room look and sound like a pro studio

Video conferences and chats are all the rage these days but that's not the only kind of live video streaming coursing through the Internet. Even before COVID-19 but now even more so, broadcasts and streaming have pretty much been normal in the gaming world. But while advancements in the likes of Zoom, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams focus on corporate use, NVIDIA's new Broadcast app gives the floor back to gamers with a helpful dose of AI.

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Chromebook gaming gets a bigger push with Google Play premium section

Chromebook gaming gets a bigger push with Google Play premium section

Chromebooks started out as affordable low-powered cloud-centric laptops designed more for basic school and office work. These days, however, they've pretty much become powerhouses, especially considering the number of operating systems and apps they can support. Despite all that, Chromebooks aren't exactly seen as fit for gaming, an image that Google wants to change with a new premium gaming section on Google Play Store that highlights the best Android games for Chromebooks.

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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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NVIDIA to officially buy Arm, focus on AI, promises neutrality

NVIDIA to officially buy Arm, focus on AI, promises neutrality

Putting all speculation to rest, NVIDIA has finally announced that it is making an official bid to acquire Arm Limited from SoftBank. While the final say will be with regulators, this would mean that NVIDIA could soon be the owner of the intellectual property that pretty much powers the world's smartphones, cars, and many embedded devices. That does raise concerns about NVIDIA's hold on such IP and the computer graphics tech giant promises it will be business as usual as far as that licensing business goes.

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NVIDIA answers some burning RTX 30-series questions: PCIe 4, 3080 RAM

NVIDIA answers some burning RTX 30-series questions: PCIe 4, 3080 RAM

The RTX 30-series, comprised of the RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090 GPUs, might just be the biggest tech topic of the week, and with NVIDIA promising some big jumps in capability with these cards, there are naturally some burning questions that prospective buyers want answered. NVIDIA has taken the time to answer some of these questions, giving us a better idea of what will be required to use these cards and why NVIDIA made some of the design choices it did with this new series.

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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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