Graphics Shootout: 17 Cards for a Better Gaming PC
Review: How much video card do you need? Which ones deliver the most bang for the buck? In our sort-of annual graphics card roundup, we evaluate 17 cards that cost from $80 to $600. (ExtremeTech)If we have learned anything from our collective years of testing and writing about PC hardware and related technology, its this: Not everyone has the same needs and budget. Sure, those brand-new, high-end graphics cards make all your games run fast with all the settings cranked way up, but the vast majority of PC enthusiasts dont have $600 to drop once or twice a year.
Similarly, those $100 cards offer tempting savings, but will they get the job done? Can you really play that game thats giving your current video card so much trouble?