Why Intel’s first Xe graphics cards won’t work in AMD systems

Intel started shipping its first Iris Xe graphics cards to PC manufacturers on Tuesday—a fantastic milestone for the company’s newfound push into discrete GPUs. But shortly after we covered the announcement, the company delivered a major bummer of a clarification: Intel’s first graphics card won’t work on AMD-powered systems. “The Iris Xe discrete add-in card […]

More graphics card makers roll out significant price hikes

A week ago, Asus warned that its graphics cards and motherboards were about to receive significant price hikes due to “increases in cost for components, operating costs, and logistical activities plus a continuation of import tariffs.” Now, other GPU makers are...

Beware terrible graphics card ‘deals’ that aren’t worth your money

Be wary if you’re browsing hardware deals with an eye toward upgrading your gaming PC. Many of the “sales” we’re seeing on graphics cards during Amazon Prime Day and Newegg’s FantasTech sale aren’t really deals at all, and if you’re not careful, you could wind up...

Why we can’t laugh at laptop integrated graphics anymore

Integrated graphics, long the butt of jokes among PC gamers—that technology so worthless that it comes free with your laptop—is finally due some respect.Integrated graphics that didn’t stink started with Ryzen 3000, and continued with Intel’s 10th-gen Ice Lake and...