Thursday, August 22, 2019

Video Card Comparison: GTX 1050, 1060, 1070, 1080

  Price and Benchmarks   1050 1050 Ti 1060-3GB 1060-6GB 1070 1070 Ti 1080 1080 Ti Price $110 $150 $200 $270 $410 $460 $510 $710 G3DMark  4393 5757 8696 8778 11003 12234 12072  13594 Cumulative 100% 114% 195% 210% 289% 337% 365% 446% Relative +0% +15% +72% +7% +38% +17% +8% +22% Benchmarks were from Passmark and Userbenchmark.  Of course, take these numbers with a little skepticism because (a)...

XLR vs. USB Microphones

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Cheap Kick-Ass Ryzen APU Gaming PC Build

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Overclocking Your Monitor

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USB Type-C: Why Do We Need It?

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Tips for Building a 4K Video Editing PC

This is a concise guide for those who want to do pro editing via Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas and other programs.   CPU The most important...

How to Make Your PC Quieter

9 Tips to Make Your PC Dead Silent For those building PC's for a home recording studio, or those who just want to reduce the...
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini

January 2018: GPU Price Hike

Unfortunately for PC builders and PC gamers, the year of 2018 is off to a bad start.  The continued growth of the cryptocurrency mining...

[Cryptocurrency] Avoiding Scam Coins

After BitConnect lost 90% of its value overnight and the company's exchange closed, it basically confirmed to be what many of us have said...