VIDEO CARD NEWS

November 18th, 2010, 11:33 AM

AMD Releases Catalyst 10.11 WHQL Drivers

Five hotfixes later, AMD has replaced the Catalyst 10.10s, with November’s full release of the Catalyst 10.11 WHQL Certified drivers, bundling all of the previous fixes, and including a few new ones. Download from GAME.AMD.COM Performance Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 10.11 release include: Battleforge Performance increases up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 [...]

November 15th, 2010, 2:35 PM

NVIDIA Answers Questions About the Surprise GeForce GTX 460 SE

It even hit many of the ‘in the know’ industry analysts by surprise, this morning NVIDIA launched a rather confusing product, the GeForce GTX 460 SE model and with such a similar price point to the GTX 460 768MB, this new mid-range graphics card is leaving consumers a bit perplexed. On news of the launch, [...]

November 15th, 2010, 11:08 AM

NVIDIA Silently Launches GTX 460 SE Graphics Card

Without any fanfare what so ever, NVIDIA has launched a new budget mid-range graphics card, the GeForce GTX 460 SE. Initial pricing from EVGA, suggest the new model will compete – at least in price – directly against the GTX 460 768MB, with a listed MSRP of $179.99 USD. The card offers an interesting blend [...]

November 15th, 2010, 12:20 AM

GPU-Z Able To Disable GTX 580 Power Throttling

Less than a week after release, a W1zzard over at TechPowerUp has released a “feature” for GPU-Z that prevents GTX 580 throttling from occurring when running programs like FurMark, Kombustor, and OCCT. The results are temporary, and the throttling mechanism is enabled once again upon system reboot. Full details can be found here.

November 12th, 2010, 7:55 PM

AMD Reveals 2011 Graphics Roadmap, Showcasing Canuck Love

Alongside details that AMD would be postponing the launch of its Radeon 6900 series , the company also detailed its future plans for Q1 2011, which include its Mobile Radeon series that show off some Canuck pride! While we may see the single GPU this year, the companies behemoth dual GPU Radeon HD 6990 isn’t [...]

November 12th, 2010, 1:14 PM

Danger Den First To Market With GTX 580 Water Blocks

Enthusiasts need not wait for high-end cooling of their new high-end tessellation monster. Danger Den, a consistent presence in the field of cutting-edge cooling, has been working with NVIDIA for some time on a full-coverage water block for the new GTX 580. Dubbed the DD-GTX580, the block has a monolithic copper base with black chrome [...]

November 12th, 2010, 12:05 PM

AMD Releases Yet Another Catalyst Hotfix – 10.10e Update

A little more than two weeks after its Radeon 6800 series launch and Catalyst 10.10 driver update, AMD has released its 5th hotfix for the October drivers. The Catalyst 10.10e hotfix is again, nearly entirely devoted to game improvements, and extends the Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) fix seen in previous updates to include the Radeon 5000 [...]

November 12th, 2010, 11:52 AM

NVIDIA Releases WHQL 262.99 Drivers Alongside GTX 580

A few days late with the update, but for bleeding edge consumers purchasing the GTX 580 on launch week, NVIDIA has released new WHQL-signed drivers with GTX 580 support. The driver does not add any sort of game improvements or new functionality for any other cards besides the GTX 580. Details include: Installs HD Audio [...]

November 12th, 2010, 11:44 AM

AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series Officially Postponed

While AMD did manage to get its AMD Radeon HD 6800 series out on time, and with near perfect availability, unfortunately it looks like big brother Cayman has been delayed. AMD’s new top end line, the “Cayman” GPU based cards, were expected to debut November 22, 2010, however for reasons unspecified, AMD has officially moved [...]

November 9th, 2010, 11:36 AM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Manufacturer Press Release List

As with every launch of a major graphics card, manufacturers have been submitting their press releases on their rendition of the latest an greatest to us fast and furious. Instead of filling the news up with every individual list, we have instead syndicated all of the PR’s and organized them by manufacturer below. GIGABYTE ASUS [...]