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If you’re into PC gaming—or have a budding esports jock in the home—now is the time to upgrade your PC hardware with NVIDIA GeForce.

Gaming Laptops



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GeForce laptops are light, quiet, and engineered to hit the sweet spot of ultimate GeForce gaming and impossibly sleek design.  This season, look for GeForce gaming laptops from brands like, Razer, ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers), Acer Predator, Alienware, HP Omen, Lenovo Legion and MSI.

A gaming laptop’s GPU is the most important spec: Aim for an RTX 2060 or higher in your laptop with the highest refresh rates you can find.

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With the right hardware and peripherals, today’s PC gaming can truly deliver a cinematic experience. GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs deliver the ultimate performance for gamers and creators. They’re

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Nvidia introduces AI for generating video conference talking heads from 2D images

Nvidia AI researchers have introduced AI for generating talking heads for video conferences from a single 2D image capable of achieving a wide range of manipulation, from rotating and moving a person’s head to motion transfer and video reconstruction. The AI uses the first frame in a video as a 2D photo then uses an unsupervised learning method to gather 3D keypoints within a video. In addition to outperforming other approaches in tests using benchmark datasets, the AI achieves H.264 quality video using one-tenth of the bandwidth that was previously required.

Nvidia research scientists Ting-Chun Wang, Arun Mallya, and Ming-Yu Liu published a paper about the model Monday on preprint repository arXiv. Results show the latest AI model outperforms vid2vid, a few-shot GAN detailed in a paper published at NeurIPS last year of which Wang was lead author and Liu was a coauthor.

“By modifying the keypoint transformation only, we

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Nvidia, Intel, and AMD GPU shipments up 10.8% as consumers scoop up PCs

Demand is sky high for GPUs, according to industry intelligence firm Jon Peddie Research. In the company’s latest Market Watch report for calendar Q3 of 2020, it found that GPU shipments increased 10.8% year-over-year. AMD, Nvidia, and Intel all saw quarter-over-quarter increases as well.

As Jon Peddie notes in the breakdown of the report, GPU shipments are a leading indicator. Manufacturers purchase them before shipping PCs to consumers. This means that the market expects demand for PCs to remain high through the foreseeable future. The overall PC market increased 9.47% year-over-year, according to Jon Peddie.

Discrete GPUs from AMD and Nvidia were up 13.44% quarter-over-quarter. That jump is partially due to historical trends that lead to consumers purchasing more discrete GPUs in Q3 than Q2. But it also reflects the launch of Nvidia’s RTX 3000-series video cards in September. Those products flew off shelves and are still difficult to find.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition review: Spectacular 1440p

After a high-end shootout between Nvidia and AMD resulted in not one, not two, but six different graphics cards released with sky-high $500+ price tags, the next generation is finally trickling down to more affordable price points with the launch of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti on December 2. This excellent GPU may actually be the most exciting entry in Nvidia’s RTX 30-series yet.

At $400, the RTX 3060 Ti costs significantly more than the 60- and 70-class GeForce options of yesteryear (anybody remember the $330 GTX 970 and $380 GTX 1070?), continuing a trend we’ve seen in recent graphics card families. But if you can look past the name, you’ll find the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti delivers a lot of value, pumping out frames faster than last generation’s $800 GeForce RTX 2080 Super—the second-fastest graphics card in the world up until a few months ago—for half the price. Yes,

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Get an Nvidia RTX 3080 with these pre-built gaming PC offers

The Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card has become the white whale of 2020, proving harder to get a hold of than the Xbox Series X and PS5. But, there’s a way to get a slice of the top of the range Nvidia graphics card range by buying a brand new desktop gaming PC. Whether you’re looking to upgrade or make the move to gaming PC, there are plenty of great options available, and that’s because, much like for anything else, the Cyber Monday gaming PC deals are a fantastic time to get a serious saving.



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Regardless of which side of the pond you’re on, there are some fantastic Nvidia RTX 30-series 

Anyway, Whether you’re in the US or UK there are some seriously high-end gaming PCs on offer right now, which will give you (almost) immediate access to the best quality gaming you

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Up Over 120% in 2020, NVIDIA Stock Deserves Its High Price Tag

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) CEO Jensen Huang said his company was “firing on all cylinders” during the three months ended Oct. 25. It’s easy to see why. Revenue and adjusted earnings per share exploded 57% and 63% higher year over year on gaming and data center strength, easily clearing the bar set a few months prior and setting new quarterly sales records.  

Semiconductor stocks are cyclical, and at some point the company’s recent momentum will take a breather. Thus, at nearly 20 times full-year expected sales, NVIDIA shares are expensive. But this latest upswing may just be getting started as a wave of new hardware upgrades and new tech innovation gets underway. This stock deserves its ultrapremium pricing.

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Firing on all cylinders, but room for improvement

Huang’s comment that NVIDIA is “firing on all cylinders” doesn’t tell the whole story. The gaming segment — graphics processing units (GPUs)

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Quick! Get an Alienware desktop with Nvidia RTX 3080 in this huge Cyber Monday PC gaming deal

Scoring an Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 has been nigh-on impossible since it arrived in retailers back in September. Your best option, therefore, might be to grab a gaming PC with one built in, if it weren’t for the added cost. Fortunately, we’ve found one for a very competitive price, making it one of the best Cyber Monday deals we’ve seen.  

Right now you can get the Alienware Aurora R11 w/ RTX 3080 on sale for $1,808 at Dell by entering the coupon code “WEEKEND10” at checkout. Notably, this same config was on sale during Prime Day but is now $53 cheaper. In fact, it’s only the fourth time we’ve seen an RTX 3080-based gaming rig on sale, making it one of the best Cyber Monday PC gaming deals around. 

Aurora R11 w/ RTX 3080: was $2,010 now $1,809 @ Alienware
The ultimate gaming machine is on sale. Currently, Alienware has

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These pre-built gaming PCs are your best bet of getting an Nvidia RTX 3080 now

Trying to get your hands on an Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card right now is a legendary feat, but if you’re willing to upgrade your entire PC – or if yoiu’re looking for your first one – then there are some great options out there right now. And that’s because, much like for anything else, the Black Friday gaming PC deals are the best time to try and pick up something cheap, but something that you might not be able to get hold of otherwise. Like the 30-series cards *shakes fist* 



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Anyway, Whether you’re in the US or UK there are some seriously high-end gaming PCs on offer right now, which will give you (almost) immediate access to the best quality gaming you can buy right now. 

For US readers, we’ve got the Alienware Aurora R11 with an RTX 3080. You’ll need to

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You can save $500 on a Black Friday gaming PC with an Nvidia RTX 3080

If you’re in the market for a new gaming rig this Black Friday, Maingear has announced a massive savings of up to $500 off its Maingear Vybe gaming PCs – including one that packs an RTX 3080. These amazing deals mean you can pick up Maingear’s best-in-class gaming PCs from just $749 until November 30. 

The systems are available in four pre-configured options. The entry level Stage 1, which is the ideal setup for beginning eSports gamers, packs an AMD Ryzen 5 3400G processor, Radeon RX Vega 11 graphics, an AMD Wraith Cooler and 8GB DDR4 memory. There’s also a 250GB Barracuda SSD fitted into the system, which can now be picked up for just $749. 

If you’re after a top-of-the-line setup, look no further than the Maingear VYBE Stage 4, the perfect PC for those looking to make the plunge into 4K gaming. The system arrives kitted out with

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Cyberpunk 2077 Ray Tracing Will Be Exclusive To Nvidia At Launch

Even though it might be just as difficult to find stock, AMD’s new RX 6800 and RX 6800XT graphics cards offer come competition to Nvidia’s latest offerings. But if you’re planning to pick up a new GPU specifically for Cyberpunk 2077, you might want to stick to the Nvidia for now.

CD Projekt Red has revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 will not support any ray tracing on AMD GPUs when the game launches on December 10. Responding to a query about requirements for AMD cards, community lead Marcin Momot explained that support will come post-launch.

“Not for the release but we are working together with AMD to introduce this feature as soon as we can,” Momot replied.

Cyberpunk 2077 and its many ray tracing

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