NVIDIA Announces GeForce RTX 3060 GPUs

Yesterday morning as a part of CES 2021, Jeff Fisher, Senior Vice President of Nvidia GeForce took the stage to announce the RTX 3060, as well as a line of 30 series powered gaming laptops. 

 

The event began with a recap of 2020. With COVID-19 restrictions across the world keeping people at home, gaming apps and services have exploded in popularity. Steam, Discord and Youtube gaming have seen their audiences more than doubled when compared to user statistics from 2018, while the global Esports audience has grown by one hundred million. Fisher then recounted the Nvidia Read more…

AMD Announces Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs

On Wednesday, AMD revealed their new Radeon 6000 Series graphics cards. The keynote titled “Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2”, a follow up to the CPU reveals of October 8th, AMD took aim at NVIDIA. Despite rumors and supposed leaks, the event did have a few surprises, including official pricing for these new GPUs.

 

Radeon RX 6800 XT

 

The presentation began once again with Dr. Lisa Su, AMD president and CEO. Just as she did earlier in the month, Dr. Su began by touting the company’s recent accolades, including awards Read more…

AMD Announces Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs

Yesterday morning, AMD had a presentation announcing the highly anticipated Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. They revealed their new Zen 3 architecture, and touted the increase in gaming performance in this new line. The keynote was titled “Where Gaming Begins” and that was clearly the focus of this interesting announcement. 

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su started the show with an emphasis on AMDs gaming capability. The PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S Read more…

A Beginners Guide to PC Peripherals and Gaming Accessories

When it comes to your first gaming setup, picking out a PC is easy. You know the kinds of games you like playing, you know the settings you’d want to play them at, and you can pick a PC to suit those needs. However, when it comes to filling out the other necessary parts of your set up, things can start to get confusing. Do you need a gaming mouse? What about a gaming keyboard? How do you decide on a monitor? What about other accessories, like racing wheels? In this blog, we’re going to break down the essential Read more…

She’s Making The Switch To PC! Meet Our Sponsor Courtney Elizabeth

We know that it might seem like an unlikely partnership, after all what does a PC gaming company have in common with a beauty vlogger? But if you take a closer look at Courtney Elizabeth, you’ll no doubt see what we did; an impressive, tenacious creator with a real passion to help people. In partnering with Courtney, we’re giving away a $300 VRLA Tech gift card, good towards any of our available gaming PCs. Before we get into details, we’ll let Courtney introduce herself.

 

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NVIDIA Announces new GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs

NVIDIA’s hotly anticipated GeForce special event certainly delivered. This morning on a live stream, NVIDIA confirmed the rumors and unveiled their brand new GeForce RTX 30 series of graphics cards, along with some interesting software.

NVIDIA Reflex

The show began with the announcement of NVIDIA Reflex, a technology targeted at e-sports players. It’s said to optimize the rendering pipeline in a way that will reduce latency by up to 50%; increasing reaction time in fast paced e-sports titles. Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Warzone, and Destiny 2 will be the first to support this new Read more…