Things to keep in mind would overclocking your graphics card

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EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GBThere are many important things to consider when you’re trying to overclock your video graphics card. In the past, attempting to overclock your GPU would oftentimes result in overheating your graphics card and damaging certain components. However these days, there many safeguards that are put into place that will help protect you from damaging your expensive hardware, as long as you at least somewhat understand what you are doing and you don’t make any rookie mistakes.

Before you get started, figure out what your limits are.

If you want to go about overclocking your graphics card scientifically, then you should probably keep track of all the data in the notebook so that you can compare it see what improvements and changes need to be made.  in order to do this you’re going to need to get some software that’s going to analyze your performance such as a benchmarking software.

Take your time, there is no need to completely blast your video card.

Unless you are an expert at overclocking computer hardware,  we recommend you take your time and slowly move up in performance and speed while keeping track of the temperature of your graphics card. There’s no need to go completely overboard if you are going to utilize all of that video memory and performance.

Be sure to test everything in stressful situations.

If you think that your overclocking efforts are complete and that you are ready to save your settings and move on with your life, we recommend that you first to some stress testing to make sure that your new GPU speed will hold up if you are really taxing your computer with high-performance video games.

What’s the best gaming graphics card? Meet the EVGA GeForce GTX 970

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Gaming video cardIf you’re in the market for a video graphics card to put into your gaming computer, and you want to put one of the best graphics cards available to help you play the games that you want to play at the highest possible settings, then you are going to want to get a graphics card like the GeForce GTX 970.

The 970 provides you with 4 GB of video memory, which means that you will fulfill the maximum requirements for all of the latest and newest games for at least 2016. Most games currently only require 2 GB of video memory for a graphics card to be able to play smoothly, I however am running a 3 GB graphics card, so I’m still able to play all games on the highest settings.

Today we are looking at specifically the EVGA version of the GeForce GTX 970. It is the number one bestseller on Amazon, and is currently priced at $315.19. That’s 10% off of $34.80. You can also get this graphics card shipped using two day shipping and it is also shipped directly from Amazon so you don’t have to worry about delays and can expect your hardware to come on time at your doorstep.

Check out some of the tech specs to help give you an idea of what you will be getting if you choose to buy the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card. It’s an amazing video card for gaming builds and won’t put a huge dent in your budget. You should be aiming to spend $1,000 – $1,500 total if you decide to go with this graphics card and are building a computer from ground up. If you buy cheaper parts, then your processor or your power supply unit or other components in your gaming build will hold your graphics card back and you won’t be able to take full advantage of the huge amount of video memory available.

Technical Details
Max Screen Resolution 4096×2160
Memory Speed 7010 MHz
Graphics Coprocessor NVIDIA
Chipset Brand NVIDIA
Graphics Card Ram Size 4 GB
Brand Name EVGA
Item model number 04G-P4-3975-KR
Item Weight 2.7 pounds
Item Dimensions L x W x H 10.10 x 4.37 x 2 inches

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XFX R9 390 – Best Gaming Graphics Card for $300

XFX Double Dissipation R9 390 graphics card

Today we are looking at the XFX Double Dissipation R9 390 graphics card. Although it is quite expensive at $319.99, it does provide a huge amount of graphics performance with 8GB DDR5 video memory. This is one of the highest amount of video memory that you can find on the market, if you wanted to go higher with 12GB of size, you would need to pay over $1,000.

XFX Double Dissipation R9 390 graphics card

What makes this graphics card so great?

Well it was just released in June 2015. That means it’s one of the most recent models and that it runs at some of the best settings which includes 1000Mhz GPU Clock and with a specific Double Dissipation Cooling Design.

graphics performance with 8GB DDR5 video memory

Ratings and reviews from Amazon customers

Some of the people who bought this video card left reviews on the Amazon store. It currently has a 4.8 out of 5 star rating and you can read over 40 customer reviews.

One user who left a 5 star review said that this video card is awesome and allows him to play at 100FPS at 1440p using ultra mega settings. This is something most gamers can only dream about, because it requires the best possible hardware for your computer. However with the this $300 video card, you will be able to play with the best possible settings on nearly any video game that will be released this year or next. This is truly a next-generation video card that should keep any gamer happy and satisfied for quite some time.

The power consumption for this graphics card is 275 watts, so make sure your power supply unit can handle this card as well as the rest of your gaming hardware in your computer. The warranty for this card is also set to 2 years, and it will not be eligible for a lifetime warranty. However after 2 years, if you graphics card is still working, you may even consider upgrading so you will not need to use a lifetime warranty.

8GB graphics card memory requirements

This card will last you many years

However this card will certainly outlast the next 2 years and you’ll be able to play the latest games for many many years to come, because no one games are running anywhere near 8GB graphics card memory requirements.

Meet the GTX Titan Z – EVGA’s Epic $1,600 Grapics Card


GeForce GTX TITAN ZEVGA has released yet another gaming monster into the PC computer world. It goes by the name TITAN Z for short, and its long title is EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN Z.

You can find this insane graphics card online for over $1,600, and it’s actually something that many people buy. Although this computer will set you back over a grand, it does have some insane features that might make it worthwhile if you have a high budget for a gaming PC build.

Read moreMeet the GTX Titan Z – EVGA’s Epic $1,600 Grapics Card

EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN X – The Most Expensive Graphics Card Series

GeForce GTX Titan video cardThis graphics card known as the EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN X is the most epic computer gaming video card ever release. It comes in 3 different styles which include the base model GTX TITAN X (12G-P4-2990-KR), the GTX TITAN X HYBRID (12G-P4-1999-KR) and the GTX TITAN X Superclocked (12G-P4-2992-KR).

The best features of the GTX TITAN X is that it has a huge amount of memory. Most of the graphics cards these days get around 2 GB to 4 GB in memory size, however this massive monster of a video card gets 12 GB of memory. That’s triple in size of what anyone else is using these days.

Read moreEVGA GeForce GTX TITAN X – The Most Expensive Graphics Card Series

Top 10 Graphics Cards for PC Gaming in 2015

EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN X Video Card

Today we are going to be looking at the 10 best graphics cards for PC in 2015 gaming. If you are looking into playing the latest video games on your computer, then you’re going to need to get a good graphics card that is going to allow you to run the game smoothly on high settings.

There many different graphics cards to choose from, and most of the newest ones that just get released will usually run you over $300. However you don’t have to spend that much to be able to play the latest games, and a video card between $150 and $300 will be more than sufficient to allow you to play the latest games.

Read moreTop 10 Graphics Cards for PC Gaming in 2015

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