VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

October 21st, 2010, 8:20 AM

NVIDIA Drops Prices, AMD Responds

On the eve of the HD 6800-series launch, the GPU battle is heating up to a feverish level with claims, counter claims and price drops.   Over the last 24 hours we have seen claims of everything from underhanded marketing practices to phantom benchmarks coming out of the NVIDIA and AMD camps.  This may be [...]

October 18th, 2010, 10:06 AM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 260.89 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has launched its latest WHQL certified driver package, the GeForce 260.89. A unique aspect of the drivers is in game improvements for specific cards, the GTX 460 and GTX 480. The update also adds new 3D Vision Profiles and new SLI profiles. This is also the first driver with official support for recently release [...]

October 12th, 2010, 10:07 AM

New NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 Is the Perfect GPU for Digital Media PCs

Read the Hardware Canucks Review on the NVIDIA GT 430 Graphics Card NVIDIA today announced the latest addition to its Fermi class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, which was specifically designed to provide the horsepower needed to power today’s digital media PCs and provide the high definition video and audio [...]