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What You Should Know About AMD: History of AMD CPUs- Part One

These days, AMD CPUs can be found in a myriad of products: laptops, PCs, even single-board computers, consoles, phones and Teslas. Many of these products are good, providing competitive performance against Intel systems, particularly in the iGPU sector. But AMD wasn’t always competitive. For almost 10 years before Ryzen, AMD CPUs were completely pointless to …

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Nvidia GT 1030 Review

The Nvidia GT 1030 is Nvidia’s lowest-end GPU that anybody would consider buying. With 384 CUDA cores, 2GB of memory, a measly 64-bit bus, and either GDDR5 or DDR4 memory, it is a cheap option for prosumer and super budget gaming builds. Typically, it is $115+, but recently some of them have fallen from that …

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Ode to Old Hardware

In this world of iPhones and instant messaging, we’re pushed to buy fancy new hardware. “Get the 2022 Toyota Camry TRD, not this 2018 XLE!” ads and magazine articles tell us. And oftentimes we want the same things. We want iPhone 13s and HP Pavilions, not iPhone 8s or HP G62s. So we spend ludicrous …

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