VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

November 9th, 2010, 11:23 AM

NVIDIA Delivers World’s Fastest DX11 GPU… Again!

NVIDIA today announced the latest consumer GPU based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, the GeForce GTX 580, which has been reengineered from the transistor-level up to deliver increased power efficiency and performance over previous generation products. The GeForce GTX 580 GPU delivers the world’s fastest performance for DirectX 11 (DX11) games, and support for NVIDIA [...]

November 9th, 2010, 6:50 AM

NVIDIA Launches New GeForce.com Website

Nvidia launches a massive, intuitive new site for GeForce users and gamers alike. Presently, GeForce users who head over to NVIDIA’s main site get bombarded by everything from Tesla to Quadro to ION.  It is without a doubt a well-designed corporate site but as their product portfolio has increased in both size and complexity, navigation [...]

November 4th, 2010, 4:48 PM

XFX Issues Fix for HD 6850 High Idle Fan Speed

XFX issues a BIOS fix after some users reported their HD 6850 cards running at 70% idle fan speed. As HD 6850 cards are flying off the store shelves, more and more users have started reporting that XFX’s version that sports a custom heatsink exhibits extremely high idle fan speeds.  This makes what should be [...]

October 26th, 2010, 12:35 PM

NVIDIA Accidently Confirms Legitimacy of GTX 580 Card

Rumours have been swirling for weeks about the idea that NVIDIA would be launching a new graphics card in the coming months, and while the technical details of said mystery card are still unknown, we can now confirm the legitimacy of the NVIDIA GeForce “GTX 580″ being the actual name. NVIDIA ‘accidentally’ posted the GTX [...]

October 26th, 2010, 11:49 AM

Zotac Plans GeForce GTX 460 X2 Dual Chip Graphics Card

According to Zotac, what could be better than having a GTX 460 1GB card? Having two of course! Clearly a little disappointed with the current state of affairs that has NVIDIA’s GTX 460 1GB cards priced at roughly $200 USD each, and in SLI, out-performing the $500 flagship GTX 480 in almost every aspect, Zotac [...]

October 25th, 2010, 11:08 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.10 Drivers Alongside HD 6800 Series Launch

AMD has been kind enough to launch supporting drivers for its Radeon HD 6800 series cards, at the same time as the card’s launch. The update enables many of the HD 6800 series advertised features, most notably the 3D capabilities. As well, it opens up the world of AMD Catalyst Accelerated Parallel Processing, hardware video [...]