August 2, 2021
Amazon MMO New World bricking RTX 3090 GPUs, Amazon responds

Amazon MMO New World bricking RTX 3090 GPUs, Amazon responds

There’s no smooth sailing for New World players that decided to spend good money on a top-of-the-line GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card. According to multiple reports from players, Amazon’s MMO — which was released into beta on July 20 — is causing major issues with Nvidia’s high-end GPU to that point that the graphics cards are bricking and subsequently failing.
The reports started coming in via Reddit and other social media posts, with a pattern quickly emerging. EVGA cards appear to have the most problems. One popular streamer, Gladd, even came out to say that playing the game “fried” his graphics card.
 
How are companies responding to New World players?
If you don’t know what bricking is in regards to a GPU, here’s the gist of it. Bricking is when the BIOS of a GPU has an error during a flash or update or even heavy usage and temperatures. This leads to the card not being able to be restored back to its original state, bas…
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