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Nvidia RTX Driver Update!!! Nvidia 20 series GPU framerates with DXR raytracing turned looked weak when Battlefield V first came out. (No, really, check HardOCP.) With the release of Nvida’s latest driver, performance got a bump. How big? We talk about the results Guru3D got in the video… and if it’s time to buy a 20 series Nvidia GPU yet (is RTX that good yet?), or stay with the trusty 10 series GTX cards!
PowerA Nintendo Switch Accessories Shannon’s annual roundup of Switch accessories is back! Check the video for hands on reviews of new gear from PowerA, including the Link (as in Zelda!) Character Series Wired Controller, the Link Silhouette Enhanced Wireless Controller, the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Nintendo Switch Comfort Grip, the Joy-Con and Pro Controller charging Dock, and the GameCube Style Controller for Nintendo Switch. (Super Smash Bros is in heavy rotation!)
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Dell 2719DC USB-C Ultrathin Monitor The 2718DC is brighter than Dell’s last 27” Ultrathin monitor (Vesa Display HDR600 certified up from HDR400), and we love the USB-C charging for your laptop, but there’s one thing we want to change… find out what it is in the video!
Sub-$1000 Gaming Laptop Recco Mikeybc23 tweets, “Hey @TekThing crew. Last week you covered the Lenovo Legion desktop gaming rig, which got me searching for my son for school/gaming. Any recommendations for a gaming laptop in the sub $1k price range? Thoughts on the Legion Y530 laptop?” Shannon’s thoughts on the Legion, versus her pick, the Acer Predator Helios 300 in the video!
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Do Something Analog!!! Like @Swamp_Daddy, who tweets, “I listen to you at work and laugh every time you two say now go do something analog. Is building new homes while listening analog enough?” Yes. Yes it is.
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