VIDEO CARD NEWS

January 26th, 2011, 12:04 PM

AMD Releases Catalyst 11.1 Driver Suite

AMD’s first full driver package of the New Year is released, the AMD Catalyst 11.1 WHQL drivers. Not much to say really, two specific game performance improvements, and a good number of bug fixes for all the various operating systems. Download (Hosted By AMD) AMD Catalyst 11.1 Release Notes AMD Catalyst 11.1 Application Profiles AMD [...]

January 25th, 2011, 11:17 AM

AMD Rolls Back Prices on Radeon Graphics Cards

In a bid to take some of the wind out of NVIDIA’s launch of the GTX 560 Ti graphics card released today, AMD has announced a new price list for their graphics card in the same sub $300 market. With the GTX 560 Ti launching at approximate $250, the card fills the gap between the [...]

January 20th, 2011, 1:48 PM

POWERCOLOR Announces Dual Mode Graphics Setting For New HD 6950 Series

The PCS++ HD6950 allows unlocking of shaders allowing extra performance TUL Corporation, the parent company of PowerColor, is announcing a dual mode setting design in the HD6950 series: the PowerColor PCS++ HD6950. The PowerColor PCS++ HD6950 features a dual BIOS setting, allowing a bump in performance with factory overclocking to at 880MHz core speed and [...]

January 20th, 2011, 8:27 AM

AMD Gets into the Rebranding Game: Say Hello to the HD 6700 Series

HD 5700-series gets rebranded to HD 6770 and HD 6750 but ONLY for OEM customers so don’t expect to buy these cards at retailers. Early this morning a number of our readers sent us links to two product pages on AMD’s own website which claim to show two upcoming cards:  the HD 6770 and HD 6750.  [...]

January 18th, 2011, 12:47 PM

AMD Radeon 6950 1GB Shedding Pounds [Updated]

The rumour of a new AMD Radeon 6950 graphics card has it not only shedding some excess memory, but also being lighter on the wallet. [Update [01/18/2010] As a result of some miscommunication, the original report by online sources claiming that AMD would be launching a 6970 1GB at $279 are in fact, false. In [...]

January 18th, 2011, 12:18 PM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 266.58 WHQL Drivers

The NVIDIA driver team has released their first update of the 2011, and if it was the team’s New Year resolution to deliver only jam packed driver updates, then they are well on their way to a success. Along with the typical updates to PhysX and HDMI Audio, the driver holds a bit in the [...]

January 17th, 2011, 12:36 PM

KFA2 Introduces Wireless GeForce GTX 460 Graphics Card

We somehow missed this one last week, but a European subsidiary brand of Galaxy, KFA2, has produced a wireless nVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 graphics card, though we wouldn’t say the days of D-Sub, DVI and HDMI are numbered. The card uses AMIMONS’s WHDI technology to stream an uncompressed 1080p 60Hz signal to your WHDI capable [...]

January 9th, 2011, 8:55 AM

EVGA Revises it’s Warranty Lengths & Allows for Warranty Upgrade

EVGA, a company known for their lifetime warranties on many products has now upgraded it’s “basic” warranty to 3 years while allowing users to purchase an extended warranty of up to 10 years. Some of you may remember critique we had about EVGA’s choice to include a disappointing 1-year (two years with registration) warranty on [...]

December 30th, 2010, 10:10 PM

Happy Holidays from AMD – Many Radeon HD 6950 Reportedly Unlock to HD 6970

Video cards originally meant to perform in their $300 price bracket have been successfully unlocked to perform well above expectations. That’s right, owners of new AMD Radeon HD 6950 cards are able to re-flash the BIOS on their cards with a 6970 BIOS to reclaim SP and clocks that have been artificially withheld from them. [...]

December 17th, 2010, 11:48 AM

AMD Releases Catalyst 10.12a Hotfix for AMD Radeon 6900 Series Support

With the launch of AMD’s latest 6900 series cards, the company has released a 10.12a Hotfix driver with official support for the new AMD Radeon HD 6970 2GB and AMD Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics cards;  begging the question as to why they didn’t simply put off the release of the 10.12 drivers this past [...]