Tag Archives: video cards

Video games: RetroAhoy – Quake, overclock your video card, Nvidia GTX 1070 performance review

RetroAhoy has created a new documentary in regards to the video game industry. In a mix of video game history, gameplay explanations, excellent storytelling and great graphics, Retro Ahoy explains why Quake was the game that changed the face of video games for ever. The way the levels were created, number of enemies, fast-paced action […]

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Computer fun: how a CPU is made, aspect ratios, case recommendation

A CPU is build in a very strictly controlled environment where the transistors are build by simply building them layer by layer though a process called photolithography. Today we have CPUs in which the transistors are 14nm big. It is an incredible step since the first ICs in 1947, but basically a CPU is build […]

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PC games: gaming laptop NP987OU2 G, Sapphire AMD R9 380X Nitro, XFX Radeon R9 Fury. Bonus: light-field camera

The Sager NP987OU2 G gaming laptop costs about $3700, but you have the performance of a gaming desktop computer in it. You can play whatever you want given the specs. The one from the video above has desktp Intel processor 6700K and a Ddesktop video card Nvidia GTX 980, The base specs cost about $2300 […]

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What is HBM, the new memory type used in video cards [High Bandwidth Memory]

GDDR5 is history. Or at least it will be history, as HBM, High Bandwidth Memory, is able to provide at least two times more throughput than its predecessor. GDDR5 is over 7 years old now and has the memory chips attached directly to the video card’s PCB, around the GPU. If you needed more GDDR5 […]

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Tips and tricks: how to overclock a video card [video]

Jayz2Cents creates another great video for gamers. This time is about how to overclock a video card. I am the guy who usually doesn’t like to get into this king of stuff and thus I usually buy a good video card which can do all the things I want without having to tinker with any […]

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PC gaming: 3 GTX 970s vs 2 GTX 980s and what is M.2

Linus tested 3 GTX 970s vs 2 GTX 980s and found out that it is better to use 2 GTX 980s. Why? Because you won’t need to consume that much power with only 2 cards instead of 3 and the cards will not heat as crazy. Using three cards in SLI mode will result in […]

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How to choose a graphics or video card?

Jayz2Cents is here to the rescue. He first explains what those 8 – 12 manufacturers of graphics card do to those cards and then gives us details about what matters. Most often than not, some manufacturers will choose to add a ton of features to the base graphics cards someone like Nvidia prints specs out […]

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How to find the best LCD gaming monitor?

Tech quickie, while not always definitively correct, has some basics covered and this time we learn about how to find the best LCD monitor to enjoy a good gaming experience. I sound like a marketer ie a broken freaking record. In any case, since I’m too lazy to really write down all the details, here […]

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