• The Amazon MMO New Worlds Beta Is Frying RTX 3090 GPUs

    13 days ago - By ExtremeTech

    The beta for Amazon's MMO, New World, dropped yesterday. It was quite popular, with reports of up to 187,000 simultaneous players at times. But if New Worlds was in the news for its popularity yesterday, it's making waves today for an entirely different reason: It's frying graphics cards. Strange New World It's impossible to over-emphasize how odd this is. Back about 10 years ago, applications like Furmark were capable of damaging GPUs because they behaved more like thermal viruses than actual software. AMD and Nvidia both took steps to limit these kinds of workloads and built algorithms...
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  • Amazon MMO 'New World' Is KILLING RTX 3090s, And No One Really Knows Why

    Amazon MMO 'New World' Is KILLING RTX 3090s, And No One Really Knows Why

    13 days ago - By Tech Times

    Amazon's new MMO 'New World' just entered a public beta test, but it's not doing any favors to owners of high-end RTX 3090 GPUs from NVIDIA.
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  • Amazon's New World's Closed Beta Is Allegedly Bricking RTX 3090 Graphics Cards

    Amazon's New World's Closed Beta Is Allegedly Bricking RTX 3090 Graphics Cards

    13 days ago - By IGN

    Multiple reports have emerged that the closed beta for Amazon's MMO New World is reportedly killing Nvidia RTX 3090 graphics cards. Reports first came to the surface via the New World subreddit , where the user 'greyone78' posted that their EVGA RTX 3090 RTW3 Ultra graphics card was bricked after adjusting their graphics quality in New World. After saving the new graphical setting, the GPU seized up, according to greyone78 who previously said that they were playing Cyberpunk 2077 on the Ultra settings with the same card before it died. Greyone78 was not the only one to see their EVGA RTX...
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  • New World Opening Cinematic

    New World Opening Cinematic

    13 days ago - By GameSpot

    Check out the opening Cinematic for New World Amazon's MMORPG which is now in Closed Beta.
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  • New World Is Riding A Pre-Release Wave, And That's A Good Sign For Amazon

    13 days ago - By GameSpot

    Amazon Games' upcoming MMORPG New World is having a moment in the spotlight prior to its August 31 release, currently sitting as the most-viewed game on Twitch and best-selling game on Steam. It's all largely thanks to the game's closed beta, which is now live. Preordering the game, either via Steam or Amazon, gives players guaranteed beta access. Many Twitch streamers are doing beta key giveaways and have drops enabled, allowing viewers to score in-game loot just by watching streams. Amazon, of course, owns Twitch, so it makes sense that Twitch would be an essential part of New World...
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  • If you have an RTX 3090, Amazon's New World MMO could kill it

    If you have an RTX 3090, Amazon's New World MMO could kill it

    13 days ago - By SlashGear

    Amazon's New World MMO is currently in closed beta, and that has led to a surge of interest in the game. New World launches at the end of August, so this closed beta is a chance for prospective buyers to see the mostly-finished product, and a lot of folks are taking Amazon up on its offer of beta access in...
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  • Players report Amazons New World MMO bricking EVGA RTX 3090 Cards

    13 days ago - By N4G

    From Dailybits: "Amazon's New World closed beta launched yesterday, with over 190,811 people playing it on Steam at its peak, but unfortunately, there seem to be some problems with Geforce EVGA RTX 3090 Cards.
    Players are reporting high temperatures and power spikes while playing New World, and it appears that in some cases it's actually ruining people's gaming rigs by bricking their RTX 3090 Cards."
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  • Amazon MMO New World reportedly bricking some GeForce 3090 graphics cards

    Amazon MMO New World reportedly bricking some GeForce 3090 graphics cards

    13 days ago - By GamesRadar

    It seems that the EVGA 3090 FTW3 is the most common card among affected players
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  • Amazon New World RTX 3090 bricking: Here's who's affected

    Amazon New World RTX 3090 bricking: Here's who's affected

    13 days ago - By Windows Central

    RTX 3090 owners, read closely.
    What you need to know
    New World is Amazon's upcoming MMORPG, currently in beta.
    It's been reported as overheating and bricking EVGA RTX 3090s.
    Users with other cards do not seem to be affected as severely.
    Amazon's New World MMORPG is now in beta, and users are playing it in droves - at least, when the game lets them. Many RTX 3090 users have experienced their graphics cards overheating, crashing, and even dying as a result of attempting to play New World. Here's what we know so far about who's affected by the card-killing issue.
    To preface, NVIDIA, Amazon...
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  • Amazon MMO New World Is Bricking RTX 3090s, Players Say

    13 days ago - By GameSpot

    It seems that making a game is actually somewhat harder than rocket science. Amazon, which recently had its founder Jeff Bezos blasted into space by Blue Origin, is now bricking high-end graphics cards with a beta for its MMO, New World , according to players. According to users on Twitter and Reddit , New World has been frying extremely high-end graphics cards, namely Nvidia's RTX 3090. It's worth noting that while the RTX 3090 has an MSRP of $1,500, it's often selling for much more due to scarcity and scalpers, so players could easily be losing upwards of $2,000 if their card stops...
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  • This quick fix helps avoid Amazon New World's GPU-killing fiasco

    This quick fix helps avoid Amazon New World's GPU-killing fiasco

    14 days ago - By Windows Central

    Save yourself an RMA headache with this solution.
    While many gamers are enjoying Amazon's New World right now, people who have high-end rigs are being advised to avoid the title temporarily due to the fact that it's brutally bricking RTX 3090 GPUs and is also causing dangerous levels of overheating and power spikes on other elite graphics cards. Thankfully, there's a quick fix you can perform if you want to play New World without frying your pricey graphics card.
    Here's what you need to do:
    In New World, press the Escape key to open the Settings menu.
    Click the Visuals tab.
    Under Max FPS...
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