How to Set Your PC Games’ Graphics Settings with No Effort

PC gamers have to set a myriad of graphics options to balance performance with graphics quality. If you don’t want to tweak them by hand, NVIDIA, AMD, and even Intel provide tools that will do it for you.Sure, if you’re a serious PC gaming geek, you’ll probably want to do this by hand. Doing it yourself can still get you the best combination of performance and looks for your specific preferences, but you’ll have to know what the options are

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How to Overclock Your Graphics Card for Better Gaming Performance

If you want a little extra oomph out of your PC’s graphics card without spending tons of cash on a new model, overclocking the GPU is a surprisingly simple way to go about it. And it has indeed become simple, on Windows-based PCs at least—while the process is time consuming, it doesn’t require any particular knowledge or advanced skills. Here’s how you go about it.Warning: while the risk is pretty low, there’s still a chance that overclocking your GPU could damage it or

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Should You Buy AMD Vega Graphics Cards? 5 Better Alternatives

In the GPU market, the debate between AMD and Nvidia Should You Use AMD or NVIDIA GPUs on Linux? Should You Use AMD or NVIDIA GPUs on Linux? Looking for a fast graphics card? You have two main options: AMD and Nvidia. But getting the most from them with Linux drivers can be challenging. Should you choose proprietary drivers or open source? Read More rages on. AMD has long reigned as a king of affordable yet powerful hardware. Its recent

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The best graphics cards of 2017

The graphics processing unit (GPU), otherwise known as the video card or simply the graphics card, is an essential piece to the PC puzzle if you’re looking to game. Especially if you aim to pull off the high-resolution textures featured in the likes of Fallout 4, you’re going to need only the best graphics card available to do so.That being the case, you might be tempted to go after the most lavish GPU on the market. If that’s your prerogative

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Nvidia Graphics Cards: Which One Is Right for You?

If you’re thinking about buying a graphics card 5 Things You Have to Know Before Buying a Graphics Card 5 Things You Have to Know Before Buying a Graphics Card Here are five key points to keep in mind before you buy your next graphics card, otherwise you may regret your purchase. Read More , there’s a good chance you’ll buy from Nvidia. These cards have a strong hold on the market because of their phenomenal performance and excellent prices. But which one

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Nvidia’s new graphics card game bundle includes Gears of War 4

Nvidia has launched a new game bundle today that gives buyers of either the GeForce GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 a free copy of Gears of War 4, the upcoming third-person shooter from Microsoft Studios and The Coalition.Gears of War 4 will be bundled in the box of not only GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards, but also in laptops that use the notebook GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 variants. As with all GPU game bundles, not every product

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The Best Graphics Cards 2016: TechSpot’s top picks for every budget

The Best Graphics Cards – TechSpot (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({‘gtm.start’:new Date().getTime(),event:’gtm.js’});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],j=d.createElement(s),dl=l!=’dataLayer’?’&l=’+l:”;j.async=true;j.src=’http://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js?id=’+i+dl;f.parentNode.insertBefore(j,f);})(window,document,’script’,’dataLayer’,’GTM-5WRH’); Login _Welcome to TechSpotWhy should I register?Sign up for a new account or log in here:Forgot your password?Couldn’t sign you in, please try again.Social SharingFind TechSpot on…FacebookGoogle+TwitterYouTubeSubscribe to TechSpot RSSGet our weekly newsletterSearchTechSpotTrendingReviewsFeaturesBest OfDownloadsLatest DownloadsPopular AppsEditors PicksDevice DriversProduct FinderForumsCommunity ActivityToday’s Posts Best OfGraphicsThe Best Graphics CardsBySteven Waltonon September 19, 2016TechSpotFacebookTwitterGoogle PlusRSSComments When it comes to GPUs we like to go fully in-depth. We test dozens of graphics cards year in and year

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