VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

December 14th, 2010, 1:39 PM

AMD Releases 10.12 Catalyst Drivers & Redesigned Catalyst Control Center

Alongside this month’s release of the AMD Catalyst 10.12 WHQL drivers, AMD also rolled out a preview of their newly redesigned Catalyst Control Center The new design  intends to improve usability via a new tasked-based interface, making a more intuitive navigation process. The changes are sure to make the process easier for the less tech [...]

December 7th, 2010, 1:59 PM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce GTX 570 Graphics Card & Press Release Roundup

As with most large product launches, we have collected and delivered the various press releases of manufacturers into an assorted list for your reading and viewing pleasure. Select the manufacturer below to jump to the appropriate page. ASUS Palit EVGA Zotac More to come… Hot on the heels of last month’s successful launch of the GeForce [...]

December 1st, 2010, 6:02 PM

VisionTek Announces Killer 2100 HD 5770 Combo Graphics-Network Card

VisionTek Products and Bigfoot Networks today announced the launch of the VisionTek Killer HD 5770, the world’s first single-card, PCI Express solution combining Bigfoot Networks Killer E2100 game networking technology and AMD Radeon HD 5000 graphics family technology to supercharge mainstream PCs for online gaming. The Killer HD 5770 is a one-card, one-slot solution that [...]

November 29th, 2010, 5:51 PM

AMD and NVIDIA Bicker About Antialiasing Cheat in H.A.W.X

Understandably annoyed at NVIDIA calling out AMD on their image quality changes in their recent release of the Catalyst drivers, AMD has piped back with evidence suggesting that NVIDIA is also engaging in some rather questionable image quality practices themselves. The slides below outline how, in HAWX – an NVIDIA “The Way It’s Meant to [...]