Guide: What is the minimum processor recommended for each graphic card?

One of the matters that worries most of the users when configuring a new PC is the known topic of the bottleneck originated by the CP, something understandable since each graphic card may have determined requirements and may need a processor of lower or higher capacity.

Beforehand, I would like to clarify in a vast and transparent way what the bottleneck originated by the CPU is, since it is a big enough topic and I believe that not everyone has completely understood it, not even after reading this publication, that I believe you should read.

This bottleneck implies that one or more of the components offers a lower performance to the one provided by other system elements, and as they are supposed to work together with these, they are slowing or limiting their true potential. This is the simplest definition I can provide.

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We Show You the New Architecture of the Upcoming AMD Radeon Vega

Even though the graphics cards market has been moving quite a lot in the recent year 2016, especially since September until now, with the launch of the new Polaris 10 and 11 graphic cores by AMD Radeon, and the Pascal cores by NVIDIA, the market continues to exploit basically a similar architecture. This is something Radeon Group plans to change with the upcoming Vega graphics cards, which will implement new components within the core that will make them the most powerful and efficient models that AMD has manufactured to date.

The first thing I want to say is that in this article I am only going to talk about the new architecture, given that the graphics cards themselves are scheduled to launch in the first HALF of 2017, So do not expect photos of the graphics cards, given that there are still 3 to 5 months left for these kinds of photos to be released. Anyway, while Polaris 10 and 11 were the last efforts by the AMD to regain ground in the mid-range, I assure you that Vega is 100% designed to be a high-end graphics card.

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How to control the temperature and speed of your processor or graphic card

Our computers have hardware components that determine the performance of our equipment. Among them, we can highlight the processor or CPU and RAM, but we cannot leave out the importance of the motherboard and graphics cards, especially in computers from where we spend more time playing our favorite games. Although good components can always guarantee a great performance, there are some external agents that can alter their behavior or the performance itself.

Heat or high temperatures are one of your biggest enemies, even though the components themselves transform the energy they need to run on heat, while they are working. Today’s processors, boards, memories, or graphics cards are designed to withstand high temperatures, however, if we put them to work for a long time, we increase the risk of breakdowns and strange behavior.

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An AMD Vega GPU runs Doom 2016 in Ultra HD at more than 60 FPS

The next generation of AMD high-end graphics cards based on the Vega architecture has already been presented at an event that took place in Sonoma, California, earlier this week. The architecture will debut with the Radeon Instinct MI25 geared towards deep learning as a GPU accelerator, but they also showed a prototype of the Vega commercial GPU running the Doom 2016 at Ultra HD resolution with the graphic settings to the maximum while maintaining more than 60 FPS stable.

68 Average FPS and no drops is the result of the benchmark made by AMD in the demonstration, not bad considering it is a prototype, with unpolished drivers, and was running a relatively new game at Ultra HD resolution and graphics maxed out. Of course, it should be noted that the demonstration was performed using the Vulkan graphical API on which AMD collaborates. AMD Vega GPU

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Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050Ti Review

Introduction Nvidia has presented without much ostentation their new low range chips made with Pascal architecture which also gives life to their new mid and high range lines. An architecture that has boosted the efficiency and performance that Nvidia has been already boosting for the last several generations. This is their most affordable option and … Read more

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, Which one should you buy?

Now that both the AMD Radeon RX480 and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 have been on the market for a while, and that they have been completely established, it’s time to write an article like this one for those users who want to upgrade their graphics card but don’t know which one to buy. Which of these two cards is a better option right now?

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

You already know that on this website we have analyzed both versions (RX480 and GTX1060), in both cases their “complete” models for lack of a better term (the 8GB version from AMD and the 6GB version form NVIDIA), so in terms of performance, we are able to give a verdict, and as we mentioned in said analysis the winner in this area is the GTX 1060 from NVIDIA, at least when the analysis was done.

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Nvidia GTX 1060 vs GTX 960 vs GTX 970 vs GTX 980 vs GTX 1070 vs AMD RX 480 vs R9 390: Specs and Benchmark Comparison, which model should I choose?

Just a few weeks after the launch of AMD’s affordable Radeon RX 480, Nvidia counters with its proposal for the mainstream market. The new GeForce GTX 1060 is more expensive than the two Radeon RX 480 models and loses two gigabytes of VRAM compared to AMD’s 8GB, but Nvidia promise to compensate with more power, and performance levels like those of a GTX 980. A couple of years ago that meant an investment of almost six hundred euros. Today, thanks to this new card, just a little more than three hundred. It is an interesting offer, but does the GTX 1060 meets all it promises?

Based on the new GP106 chip using Pascal architecture, Nvidia processor has much in common with its equivalent of the previous generation, the GM206. The company took the model that uses the current top performance and reduced its CUDA cores by half, putting it at 1280 shaders. This gave us a good product (Though not a great one) with the GTX 960, but Nvidia has taken measures this time to improve performance, and as our tests show the leap is considerable.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 vs GTX 1070 vs GTX 1080 vs GTX TITAN X Pascal Specs and Benchmark Comparison, which model should I choose?

We will continue part two of this guide talking about the new AMD RX and the NVIDIA GTX 1000, where our goal will be to help you choose the model that best suits your needs.

For that reason, we will focus on the real features of each graphics card,the different resolutions with which each card works best and we will also talk about the value of each product. This allows us to draw clear conclusions based on the price-quality ratio of each card.

In the first part, we saw the basics of the article and reviewed the RX 400 models that AMD currently offers as part of their consumer range, and now we will talk about NVIDIA.

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Guide: AMD Radeon RX 460 vs RX 470 vs RX 480 Specs and Benchmark Comparison, which model should I choose?

The new AMD RX and NVIDIA GTX 1000 are now available for purchase, a new generation of graphics cards with which their manufacturers have followed a very clear and distinct strategy.

On one hand, AMD has presented three new products: the RX 480, the RX 470 and the RX 460, while NVIDIA has presented a total of five: the 3GB GTX 1060, the 6GB GTX 1060, the GTX 1080 and the GTX TITAN X Pascal.

As we can see, the folks at Sunnyvale have made a more controlled launch, betting on upper middle and lower middle range products, but are working on Vega, their new high end graphics card, planned to be launched in 2017.

This strategy is easily understood for one simple reason, which is that they are trying to capitalize on the investment they made on the Fury and Fury X, equipped with HBM memory cards and that are capable of great performance.

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