VIDEO CARD NEWS

August 26th, 2010, 10:37 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.8 Drivers – Secrets Hidden Within

AMD has launched the ATI Catalyst 10.8 WHQL driver suite that brings a few game specific improvements as well as containing some hidden information that reveals more about the companies upcoming product lines. Hidden within a file in the driver package appears to be a listing of previously unknown codenames for what can only be [...]

August 25th, 2010, 11:43 AM

XFX Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition Limited is Here

When it comes to gaming, being “Top Gun” is essential, but it requires great reflexes and a graphics card with firepower to match. Luckily, the XFX Radeon HD 5970 4GB Black Edition Limited graphics card has the firepower, the memory (4 GB GDDR5), the most in-demand features, and much, much more. Redefining the word “exclusive,” [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 10:30 AM

New NVIDIA GT 430 Graphics Expected Soon?

While the source of the info (and noticeable lack of important details) pains  us to report, Fudzilla has leaked some information that a rumoured NVIDIA GT 430 graphics card is set to make its debut “in a few weeks”. Despite the fact that we still have yet to see the awaited mid-range GTS 450 , [...]

August 17th, 2010, 11:23 AM

ZOTAC Announces the New ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 AMP! Edition

ZOTAC International today amplifies the award-winning ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 series with the performance-tuned ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 AMP! Edition. The ZOTAC GeForce 460 AMP! Edition takes the regular ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 and transforms it into a completely new animal with blistering fast performance that is unmatched by rivals. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 [...]

August 17th, 2010, 11:05 AM

MSI Readying GTX 480 HydroGen Water Cooled Graphics Card

MSI is offering a great twist on the GTX 480, revealing a water cooling ready card labelled the “HydroGen”. The MSI N480GTX HydroGen Graphics Card comes with a full coverage copper water block covering 70% of the PCB including GF100 GPU, memory chip and VRM. The block is designed with 0.45mm micro-fin channels for improved [...]

August 15th, 2010, 5:54 PM

BFG Tech Sending Out RMA Denial Letters: Winding Down Business

BFG has officially begun sending out RMA denial letters to their warranty holders.  Claim to be “running down business”. It looks like BFG has finally received the final nail within its coffin and is officially “….winding down and liquidating its business” in their own words.  Some of their customers who have recently sent in BFG [...]

August 12th, 2010, 12:33 PM

AMD Expected to Launch New ATI GPU Generation in November

According to Digitimes.com, AMD is expected to officially announce the Southern Islands GPUs in October, with sales starting as early as November 2010. The reports come from unnamed industry insiders, that the rumoured ATI Radeon HD 6000 series will be ready for market before the holiday season. ATI’s next-gen GPU was originally intended to be [...]

August 10th, 2010, 1:09 PM

NVIDIA & DARPA Developing High-Performance GPU Computing Systems

NVIDIA-Led Team Receives $25 Million Contract From DARPA to Develop High-Performance GPU Computing Systems A team led by NVIDIA has been awarded a research grant of $25 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the U.S. Defense Department’s research and development arm, to address what the agency calls a “crisis in computing.” The [...]

August 9th, 2010, 12:29 PM

Leaked GTX 480 512-Core Benchmarks Show Improvement

Ever since consumers realized that the GTX 480 with 480 CUDA Cores was actually a neutered version of a potentially much more powerful card with 512 cores, they have been clamouring to get their hands on such a beast. Just recently, evidence was shown by EXPreview.com that such a card may actually exist and today [...]

August 5th, 2010, 12:48 PM

NVIDIA GF106 GPU Die Shots Leaked

We surmised a while back, that NVIDIA was gearing up to launch its GF106 GPU Core on an upcoming GTS450 video card, and now leaked photos of the actual GF106 core have surfaced from Chinese forum ZOL. NVIDIA’s new mainstream lineup, rumoured to include cards such as the GTS 450, 445 and 440 will all [...]