NEWS

November 12th, 2013, 8:59 PM

AMD Radeon R9 270 2GB Review

At just $179, the R9 270 makes no qualms about its intended target:  the GTX 660.  The only potential roadblock to this card’s greatness is AMD’s own R9 270X.

November 11th, 2013, 4:00 PM

OCZ Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s Vector 150 aims to capitalize upon the successes of its predecessor by creating a new niche that effectively combines the best of enthusiast-level performance with workstation longevity.

November 7th, 2013, 5:59 AM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Performance Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 780 Ti is quite simply the fastest graphics card available and at $699 it is also one of the most expensive.  But for that price, you get TITAN-demolishing performance for hundreds less.

October 28th, 2013, 8:39 AM

NVIDIA Shows GTX 780 Ti Price & Cuts GTX 770 / GTX 780 Price

In an effort to compete against AMD’s newest releases, NVIDIA has announced price cuts to the GTX 770 and GTX 780.  They’ve also thrown the covers off of the GTX 780 Ti’s price. By this point it should be no secret that NVIDIA was losing badly against AMD’s $549 R9 290X and $299 R9 280X.  [...]

October 18th, 2013, 1:25 PM

Game Development Industry Luminaries Comment About AMD’s Mantle

During NVIDIA’s Montreal event, Tim Sweeney, Johan Andersson and John Carmack  began talking about AMD’s Mantle.  It was an interesting conversation.   AMD’s Mantle has caused some serious waves in the game development industry so it was only a matter of time until it came up once again.  This time, we had three of the [...]

October 18th, 2013, 11:27 AM

ASUS Announces G-SYNC Version of the VG248QE

After NVIDIA’s G-Sync announcement, ASUS has revealed their plans to include G-Sync on their VG248QE.   NVIDIA’s G-Sync has the capability to forever change the way we look at games and their monitor partners have been quick to make their implementations known.  ASUS has been the first with a G-Sync version of the popular VG248QE 144Hz monitor [...]

October 18th, 2013, 10:50 AM

NVIDIA Announces New Free Games Bundles for GeForce Cards

Taking a page from AMD’s book, NVIDIA is now offering up a generous helping of upcoming games with their GeForce cards.   Many expected some significant price drops on NVIDIA’s part in order to compete with AMD’s R9 280X and R9 270X.  That would mean addressing the current positioning of the GTX 760 and GTX 770 [...]

October 18th, 2013, 8:41 AM

NVIDIA Announces GTX 780 Ti

NVIDIA has announced the GeForce GTX 780 Ti….the fastest graphics card they’ve ever produced.   Today in Montreal, NVIDIA announced they will be releasing the GTX 780 Ti in mid-November (it will be a hard launch).  This card is meant to compete and potentially one-up AMD’s upcoming R9 290X in a big way.  It is [...]

October 18th, 2013, 5:09 AM

Live Blog from NVIDIA’s Montreal Event (DAY 2)

Join Hardware Canucks as we bog live from Day 2 of NVIDIA’s Montreal event.  Supposedly today will hold a number of announcements as well as some special guests.   You can also join us on our Twitter Feed. We’re live. NVIDIA’s Jen Hsun Huang on stage talking about gaming platforms.  From Android to PC to [...]

October 13th, 2013, 8:55 AM

NVIDIA’s BattleBox Makes 60FPS 4K Gaming a Reality

NVIDIA introduces the BattleBox concept; a PC meant to deliver the ultimate performance specifications for the most demanding PC users.  With PC gaming just recently moving away from its extended but minor stereoscopic hangover, it was time for something else to captivate audiences. NVIDIA would like you to believe that 4K monitors, regardless of their [...]