To be honest: 2021 is a nightmare year for graphics cards. If the surge in demand is not bad enough, then the global semiconductor shortage makes the situation worse. Coupled with the increase in the demand for cryptocurrency mining and the absurd price that can make any robot run at speed, we finally encountered a terrible drought in 2021.
Although these are PC gamer hardware awards, this means that we still hope to be one of the few graphics cards this year as the best graphics card of the year. This requires an in-depth understanding of the latest version released by AMD and Nvidia for our 2021 nominees. Unsurprisingly, this will not give us too many choices.
As you will see, we focus on the game graphics cards that have won these awards, mainly because we are talking about PC Gamer, but also because no matter how much I want to put AMD’s fascinating MI200 accelerator as a combination of this award, it There are important research to continue and the numbers to shrink, not to help me achieve high frame rates in Forza Horizon 5.
Best Graphics Card of 2021: Nominees
The winners of the 2021 Best Graphics PC Gamer Hardware Award will be announced on New Year’s Eve, so please look back and see which of these GPUs was crowned the best (a bad year).