Recommendations for PC gaming computers, covering the four main components that affect performance: CPU, RAM, drive, and video card. Updated for hardware available in late 2015 / early 2016.
Gaming PC Hardware Recommendations – Spring 2015
Recommendations for PC gaming computers, covering the four main components that affect performance: CPU, RAM, drive, and video card
Titan X – What is it and who is it for?
NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX Titan X isn’t for everyone – no $1000 video card ever will be – but it has some very specific roles where it excels. Click here to read about what the Titan X is and what it does well at!
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 – Mercury Playback Engine
Traditionally, over at least the past 15 years, the main role of a video card in a computer has been to accelerate 3D graphics. That is a large part of what has made modern computer games possible, and it has also contributed heavily to CAD / CAM work and digital animation. Video cards have also helped with 2D graphics and video playback, but the main focus has been on 3D speed.