What Is Smart Access Memory

What Is Smart Access Memory

The last couple of years have truly been phenomenal for AMD. While their processors are consistently beating those of Intel, their graphics cards have made huge strides against Nvidia’s RTX 3000 GPUs. It means after many years, it finally makes sense to use AMD’s CPU and GPU inside the same machine. And to further incentivize … Read more

How To Reduce GPU Temperature

How To Reduce GPU Temperature

Being a central part of any gaming PC, the graphics card is more heat-resistant than many of your other components and can reach 75-85 under load in normal circumstances. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t put any effort into lowering down its temperature. In fact, doing so will prevent thermal throttling and make your graphics … Read more

Is A GPU Backplate Worth It?

Is A GPU Backplate Worth It

PC Master Race is not just about the performance. Style is a big part in this equation. And there’s no reason why you won’t want to show off your 2000-buck machine to your friends. Over the years GPUs have got more and more attractive. OEMs have made their shrouds look attractive, added in backlighting, made … Read more

GPU Power Connectors Explained

GPU Power Connectors Explained

No matter how powerful graphics card you’ve put into your PC, it won’t run at its full potential unless you supply the power it needs. Some GPUs don’t require a lot of power to run. These are usually lower-end GPUs that can simply take power from the motherboard itself and don’t require any external power … Read more

GPU Fans Not Spinning

GPU Fans Not Spinning

Every graphics card comes with one or two fans, with some high-end models even coming with 3. It’s because they’re critical in maintaining the temperature of the graphics card while it’s rendering graphics during games. As you can imagine, you can have a lot of performance issues if these fans stop spinning, for whatever reasons. … Read more

8 Graphics Card Specifications Explained

8 Graphics Card Specifications Explained 1 :

A graphics card is the PC component responsible for rendering graphics to the display. It takes the graphical tasks away from the CPU and RAM, making them perform other tasks quickly. Most peomaple use the terms graphics card and GPU interchangeably (including us), but it’s not technically correct. GPU, or graphics processing unit, is just … Read more