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Nvidia RTX 3080 versus Nvidia RTX 3080 Laptop GPU

2020 and 2021 has so far been an absolute disaster when it comes to getting hold of new graphics cards, especially from Nvidia.  You need a lot of luck and patience to be able to grab a card or a lot of money to buy it via Ebay. One way …

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GeForce NOW – the perfect companion to your laptop

Game-streaming is something that has slowly caught on over the last few years. For quite some time now you have been  able to stream games on your network with Steam and Xbox. A local network is a very contained and easily controlled enviroment so I would say it works pretty …

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Undervolting the RTX 3080 and the RTX3090

What if you could find a way to lower both the temperature and the power consumption of your new GPU while still getting almost the same performance? Well, there is. It is called undervolting. Since the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 came out there has been a lot of talk about undervolting them to get better thermals while still getting kick-ass performance and of course I decided I wanted to try it out myself. In the following pages you can both read on how to do it yourself but also get an idea how it will affect both the performance but also the thermals (and noise level).

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Gigabyte RTX 3090 Eagle OC 24GB

Gigabyte RTX 3090 Eagle OC

At the same time Nvidia released the excellent RTX 3080 they also released the RTX 3090, a successor to both the RTX 2080 Ti and the Titan RTX. While the RTX 3080 comes with 16 GB VRAM, Nvidia has put a whopping 24 GB VRAM on the RTX 3090. In addition the RTX 3090 comes with 10496 CUDA cores (up from 8704 for the RTX 3080), 82 Streaming Multiprocessors, a wider memory interface and almost 1 TB/s in memory bandwith. Today I am looking at the Gigabyte RTX 3090 Eagle OC 24 GB. As the name implies it comes with a (minor) overclock. How much faster is it than the Gigabyte RTX 3080 Eagle OC? Is it worth the extra money? Read on to to get the answers on these and many other questions.

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Nvidia DLSS 2.0 and the Nvidia RTX2060-Max Q

Introduction/How does it work? With all the focus that has been given to Raytracing on the RTX-cards there is actually an technology that I found much more interesting: Nvidia DLSS (Deep learning super sampling).  The idea is that by using machine learning games that support DLSS are able to give …

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Oculus Quest – VR done right

Introduction I’ve been interested in VR for quite some time now. While I did not back the first Oculus Rift on Kickstarter I later got the second dev-version and since then have bought HTC Vive, Sony PSVR and Oculus Go. All these devices have been good or great but all …

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MOFT Invisible Laptop stand

Introduction I think it is safe to say that laptops and notebooks in many cases are more popular than the old stationary computer. For most use cases a notebook or laptop will works just fine and be easier to use as you can bring it with you and put it …

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MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X – Turing Without The RTX.

MSI Brings The New GTX 1660 Ti to Life With Some Gaming X Style MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X. Now, wait a minute, I thought the new cards were RTX? Well, that is true but this is the first …

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Master Windows 10 Updates (How To)

Master the Windows 10 Updates Windows 10 brings a host of new changes and among them is the fact that Windows Updates now are mandatory, you cannot turn them off, and that it can take advantage of Peer To Peer functionality. Both these features does have some good thinking behind …

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QuakeCon 2015 – Day 1

20 years. That’s how long America’s largest BYOC LAN party and associated events has been going on. From the humble beginnings in 1996 at a small hotel in a Dallas suburb, to the mega-sized event luring thousands of visitors to Dallas in the middle of the summer, QuakeCon has always …

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AMD Stacked HBM Promises Lower Power and Higher Bandwidth

We all know that AMD will release their next generation GPU soon. While the company has not yet disclosed the full details of their upcoming GPUs, it has announced that the upcoming GPU will feature a new memory chip type called High Bandwidth Memory or HBM. AMD made this announcement during their 2015 …

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Install Windows 10 Preview From A Flash Drive

It’s that time again, yet another version of windows to install. You can wait for long boring periods of time and install from an optical drive or you can supercharge the install from a Flash Drive.     What you’ll Need Windows 10 (preview) Windows 10 Technical Preview Direct from Microsoft Rufus “Create …

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Hardware for Mobile Gaming

Over the years mobile gaming has evolved, from the large dubiously heavy handheld devices that could be used more as a hammer than a communication device. Then fast forward a few years to the era of the near-invincible Nokia and other strange phone sub-species, like the side-kick, palm pilot and …

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AMD “Kabini” and “Temash” APU’s

AMD has officially released its entire mobile platform for the year 2013. Today the company released the Kabini SoC for the ultrathin notebooks and the Temash SoC for tablets. Built on the 28nm process, Temash and the Kabini are expected to deliver up to 20% better CPU performance, 75% GPU …

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AMD’s new heterogeneous Uniform Memory Access (hUMA)

We still have to wait a couple of months until Kaveri—the successor to the Trinity APU—is released. However, AMD is ready to talk a little bit about the upcoming APU. While we do not have any specific information on the model and the clockspeed, we have a bit of information …

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2013 AMD Mobile APU (Richland)

Today, AMD kicks off 2013 with the launch of Richland, the successor of the Trinity APU. The company launched four mobile APUs with 35W TDP designed for performance notebook. Architecturally, Richland is identical to Trinity as both APUs are based on the Piledriver CPU cores and Southern Island GPU cores. …

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Cooler Master’s Latest Gaming Gear, Coolers, and Gadgets

Cooler Master came prepared for CES 2013. They brought plenty of new goodies to show us in almost every category of products they offer. From new gaming peripherals, new chassis, all the way to some new ultrabook and tablet accessories. Read on to find out if any of these products …

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Bjorn3D Arrives at International CES 2013

Bjorn3D has arrived at CES 2013. Over the next few days, we’ll be bringing you detailed coverage of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Keep reading for our live coverage of the NVIDIA press conference, and stay tuned for more!

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