In this special part of a Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray focus courtesy only on a GPU predicament that’s sent graphics label prices skyrocketing, rendering DIY PCs unfeasible.
Why are prices so high? (Hint: It’s not only miners.) Are inexpensive consoles or inexpensive GPUs a improved choice for gamers in a pinch? What prebuilt gaming PCs are value your money? Can AMD’s imminent Ryzen/Vega APU mash-up emerge as a savior? Is a PC hardware attention doing anything to repair a supply problem? Will bitcoin’s new pile-up make graphics cards affordable again? (Hint: It’s not only miners.)
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