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Katharine Castle

3 days ago

Feature: Nvidia's flagship RTX cards go head to head

Nvidia RTX 3080 vs 2080: how much faster is Nvidia’s new Ampere GPU?

You may not be able to buy it anywhere right now, but Nvidia's new RTX 3080 GPU has very much set the bar for next-gen graphics cards. It represents a significant leap over the existing RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Super, both at 4K and lower resolutions, and it's hands down one of the best graphics cards Nvidia's ever made. But just how much faster…

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CPU deals of the week – 25th September 2020

If you've been thinking about upgrading your CPU recently to pave the way for one of those shiny new graphics cards coming out soon, then you're in luck. There have been several price drops on both Intel and AMD CPUs this week, making it a good time to pick up a good bargain. Below, you'll find all of the cheapest CPU deals from around the…

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4 days ago

Here’s where you can buy an RTX 3090, along with the 8K TV you’ll need to go with it

Update: many retailers are now out of stock of the RTX 3090, so here's an update on UK and US availability.Nvidia's monstrous RTX 3090 is upon us. Launching today at 6am PT / 2pm BST, Nvidia's so-called "BFGPU" will allegedly bring 8K gaming to the masses - a rather pointless endeavour if you ask me, especially since the only 8K displays you can actually buy…

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Nvidia apologise in advance for “limited supply” of RTX 3090 today

Nvidia have issued their second apology this week, this time for the launch of the RTX 3090. The so-called "BFGPU" isn't due to go on sale until 6am PT / 2pm BST later today, September 24th, but Nvidia's apology confirms previous reports that there will be a "limited supply" of GPUs available when it goes on sale. "We want to apologise upfront that this will…

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5 days ago

Feature: We test the Asus TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review

On paper, Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 3080 lays claim to a lot of sexy headlines. Its 4K gaming performance is significantly faster than its immediate and identically priced predecessor, the RTX 2080, and it even beats Nvidia's previous flagship, the RTX 2080 Ti, offering 4K 60fps speeds on max settings in almost all of today's top games for almost half the money - at least…

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Feature: Get back to gaming in no time

How to install a new graphics card (GPU)

Installing a graphics card is one of the most important steps in building a PC, and fortunately, it's also one of the easiest. Having a graphics card inside your PC is crucial, as you won't be able to play all your favourite games without it. Sure, some CPUs might have integrated graphics that you can use to play games with, but they're nowhere near as…

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6 days ago

Samsung’s 980 Pro SSD brings PCIe 4.0 speeds next month

The Samsung 980 Pro is official. Arriving in early October in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB size capacities (with a larger 2TB model due before the end of the year), Samsung's new NVMe SSD will be their first drive to support the new, super fast PCIe 4.0 standard, offering sequential read and write speeds up to a massive 7000MB/s and 5000MB/s respectively - provided you've got…

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Graphics card deals of the week – 22nd September 2020

With the launch of Nvidia's RTX 3080 and the imminent arrival of AMD's Big Navi GPUs on the horizon, now is not a great time to be buying a new graphics card. Prices for older cards haven't fallen as low as you might expect given they're about to be replaced by something newer and shinier, and many graphics cards simply aren't worth considering any more…

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090: release date, where to buy, price and specs

The RTX 3090 is almost here. Dubbed the "BFGPU" of the new Nvidia Ampere family (that's a reference to Doom's BFG, in case you're wondering), the RTX 3090 is set to be the world's fastest graphics card when it launches this Thursday, September 24th, thanks to its ability to play and capture games in 8K - a feat which sounds impressive until you realise that…

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Nvidia apologise for RTX 3080 launch, saying “we were not prepared”

Nvidia have apologised for last week's "frustrating" RTX 3080 launch, stating that demand for their new flagship GPU was "overwhelming" and that "we were not prepared for this level [of enthusiasm], nor were our partners." The apology was posted on their GeForce blog earlier today, answering community questions such as what the overall RTX 3080 stock situation is like at the moment, and why their…

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Here’s how to find Crysis Remastered’s benchmark

I'm still in the process of putting Crysis Remastered through its paces on PC, but if you want to see for yourself if your PC can indeed run Crytek's revamped FPS classic, then you'll be pleased to know the game has its own dedicated benchmarking tool. You won't find it in the game itself, sadly, as it's tucked away in the game's system files. Here's…

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7 days ago

Three Sabrent NVMe SSDs are 20% off at Amazon US today

It's not just Crucial SSDs that are seeing historic low prices today, as there's a trio of Sabrent Rocket NVMe SSDs going cheap in the US as well right now. With 20% shaved off their respective prices, these 1TB and 2TB NVMe drives could be just the thing for those after a truck load of storage on the cheap - especially if you've got your…

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SSD deals of the week – 21st September 2020

If your PC is constantly running out of space, then you should probably think about buying another SSD, and to help you get the best deals on today's best SSDs for gaming, we've rounded up all the cheapest prices going on in the UK and US. This week, prices have fallen on Crucial's excellent MX500 drive over in the UK, and our friends in the…

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Our favourite budget SATA SSD is now cheaper than ever

Good news for SSD hunters this morning. The excellent 250GB and 500GB versions of the Crucial MX500 have tumbled in price over at Amazon UK today, with the former falling to an all-time low of just £31, and the latter dropping to another all-time low of £48. You may also be tempted by Crucial's 480GB BX500 today, too, which is now down to a ridiculous…

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1 week ago

Feature: Honestly, it's uncanny

Final Fantasy 16’s reveal trailer has big Final Fantasy 15 energy and I am here for it

Final Fantasy 16's future on PC may have been thrown into doubt over the last 48 hours thanks to Square Enix's ongoing exclusivity mess, but man alive, I am EXCITED all the same. Partly because its brand new "Awakening" reveal trailer shown off during Wednesday's latest PS5 Showcase a) looked fantastic, and b) explicitly stated it had been captured on PC, thereby giving me hope…

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Here’s where you can actually buy an RTX 3080 right now

The RTX 3080 went on sale yesterday for seemingly all two minutes before it vanished into a puff of broken websites, out of stock stickers and ludicrous Ebay scalpers. Many retailers are still struggling to cope with demand, too - indeed, Newegg have said that they experienced more traffic than the morning of chuffin' Black Friday yesterday, and that their entire RTX 3080 inventory sold…

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Set tails a waggin’ with Humble’s You Can Pet The Dog bundle

The Can You Pet The Dog Twitter account is quite possibly one of the greatest forces for good in the history of games, especially now it's spawned its own Humble Bundle. The Humble You Can Pet The Dog Bundle runs from now until Thursday October 1st, and contains eight games of dog petting goodness, plus two soundtracks, all for £9 / $12. You also get…

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