The latest generation of GPUs has brought tons of innovation: genuine 4K/60 FPS gaming at the highest settings, AI-powered advancements like deep learning supersampling and upscaled resolutions, and even cool bells and whistles for streamers and content creators.
But which graphics card in 2022 is the best for you? As always, it depends on your gaming needs, budget and what else you do with your PC. You’re always welcome to grab a top of the line GPU to future-proof yourself, although the ongoing chip shortage means even mid-range cards are selling for a fortune these days.
Pricing should get real interesting later on in 2022, however. The introduction of Intel’s Alchemist GPUs, the company’s first proper foray into the discrete graphics card market, should provide a lot of competition in the low to mid-range market. It’s not known when those cards will become available, however, or how much supply Intel will be able to guarantee.
So whatever your circumstances are, you’ll find a card below to match. Here’s the best GPUs of 2022 so far—we’ll keep this post updated as more cards are released.
RTX 3080 and 3090 are two graphics cards that every gamer would like to have in their setup, purely because of their performance. Their price tags can be a deal-breaker for most gamers looking to achieve the best price-to-performance ratio while assembling their rig.
Compared to its older siblings, the RTX 3070 comes with a reasonable price tag, and the performance upgrade makes it an obvious choice for gamers upgrading from 10-series or lower graphics cards.
With 8GB GDDR6 virtual RAM at its disposal alongside a base clock speed of 1,500MHz, RTX 3070 outclasses all the other Turing cards. Compared