Why Corsair Gaming Jumped 10% Today

What happened

Shares of computer gaming hardware company Corsair Gaming (NASDAQ: CRSR) jumped more than 10% earlier today, and remain up 8% as of noon EST. The company’s shares have been on a bumpy ride since its initial public offering (IPO) in September 2020.

The stock didn’t behave like a hot tech IPO when it went public on Sept. 23, 2020 and closed the day down 5%. But shares have recovered since, and received more support last night from Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Mad Money.

So what

The gaming company seemed set to thrive when it went public in the midst of growth in home computer gaming and esports brought on by the pandemic. The initial negative stock reaction has since reversed and continues today with the boost from Cramer.

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T3’s best gaming monitors guide for 2020 has been crafted to make it as easy as possible to discover great screens to play games on.

a man standing in front of a computer screen: Best gaming monitors 2020

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Best gaming monitors 2020

Here at T3 our mission is to connect people with top hardware, and that means helping them find the best gaming monitor for them.

As such, in our gaming monitor guide you will find an expertly curated selection of specialist PC gaming screens that cover every budget and intended usage scenario.

These are monitors from the world’s best makers that deliver the features gamers need to make games look amazing. We’re talking high refresh rates like 144Hz and 240Hz, ghosting-killing response times like 1ms, and eye-popping HDR credentials that take in-game lighting to all new levels of immersion.

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The H31G is a mini PC, a class of devices that ditches the desktop tower in favor of a box no bigger than a DVD box set. Normally, these machines are made for office work, running a projector, or other low-intensity uses. But the H31G has gaming on its mind, and to that end it’s kitted out with a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card. Measuring just 154 x 153 x 62 mm (6 x 6 x 2.4 in), Minisforum says it’s the smallest mini PC to have a dedicated

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Corsair HS60 Haptic Stereo…

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Corsair’s HS60 Haptic is a bass-lover’s set of cans if ever a gaming headset could take that dubious accolade. But it’s one we’re not sure is really going to work for everyone.

The relationship between PC gaming and haptic feedback has always been a strange affair. Yes, we’ve gotten used to controllers that vibrate. That’s not enough! In efforts to find new ways to immerse yourself in your favorite games via vibrations, PC gaming’s mad scientists have found new ways to stuff motors into things whether we like or not. Over the years we’ve seen vibrating keyboards and mice, haptics vests, and even chairs with the natural course of evolution making its way to gaming headsets. 

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Upon arriving to PC, Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition was given a graphical overhaul as it was ported over from console. As a fantasy RPG with a long history, the fruits of Square-Enix’s successful partnership with NVIDIA are on display. The game uses the internal Luminous Engine, and as with other Final Fantasy games, pushes the imagination of what we can do with the hardware underneath us. To that end, FFXV was one of the first games to promote the use of ‘video game landscape photography’, due in part to the extensive detail even at long range but also with the integration of NVIDIA’s Ansel software, that allowed for super-resolution imagery and post-processing effects to be applied.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 reviewSource: Harish Jonnalagadda / Windows Central

The launch of a new GPU is always an exciting time, and that’s particularly true for the RTX 30 series. NVIDIA’s latest GPUs launched just ahead of next-gen consoles, and with Microsoft and Sony touting huge gains in graphics performance with their consoles, NVIDIA had to deliver something truly groundbreaking to satiate PC gamers.

With the RTX 3080, it has managed to do just that. NVIDIA is touting 50 to 80% better performance over the RTX 2080, and the best part is that the RTX 3080 slots in at the same $699 price point as its predecessor. Basically, the RTX 3080 is designed to deliver over 60fps consistently at 4K, and the new RT and Tensor cores offer considerable gains across the board from the RTX 20 series.

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Though a few strategic mentions of Intel’s forthcoming discrete mobile graphics solution, dubbed Iris Xe MAX, have surfaced earlier this month, today Intel is officially unveiling the product along with OEM partner laptop offerings from Acer, ASUS and Dell. You can think of Iris Xe MAX as the same base integrated GPU that resides on-board Intel’s Tiger Lake processor platform, but with a boosted 1.65GHz clock speed (up from 1.35GHz), and dedicated 4GB of LPDDR4x graphics memory with 68 GB/s of memory bandwidth. The discrete Intel graphics chip (code named DG1) is built on the same Intel SuperFin 10nm fab process but, in addition to its higher clock speed and VRAM, Intel has enabled its 11th Gen Tiger Lake platform to work in concert with the discrete chip, tapping both GPU engines for combined performance benefits in content creation

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