Don’t bother buying a GPU right now (unless you really need to)

AMD RX 480

The market for PC components right now is a strange one. RAM pricing continues to be a little too high, but GPUs are where the really crazy listings are at. AMD cards are difficult to locate and NVIDIA GPUs are priced extortionately¬†high. I’m talking a further ¬£100 (or more) on top of the RRP. A GTX 1070 can set you back at least ¬£500 right now. Continue reading “Don’t bother buying a GPU right now (unless you really need to)”

Cryptocurrency mining continues to inflate GPU pricing

AMD RX 480

It’s not a good time to be a PC gamer in the market for a new GPU. Cryptocurrency miners continue to hoard graphics cards to more efficiently make money through solving computing puzzles. More GPUs means better ROI and enhanced earnings. Unfortunately, for the average gamer, this means prices for GPUs have skyrocketed. And it doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon. Continue reading “Cryptocurrency mining continues to inflate GPU pricing”