VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

August 2nd, 2010, 10:08 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.7a Drivers with Starcraft 2 Fix

ATI is not waiting for its August driver release to offer up a hotfix for Starcraft II players and AA (anti-aliasing) Little over a week after it released its July monthly driver update, new Catalyst 10.7a BETA drivers are available from ATI which allow owners of ATI Radeon series graphics cards – from the HD [...]

July 31st, 2010, 10:58 AM

XFX to Launch Single Slot HD 5770

Following in the footsteps of many of ATI’s other board partners, XFX will be looking to launch a single slot HD 5770 1GB card in the following weeks. The NVIDIA soon introducing a card which will act as a direct competitor to the HD 5770, ATI’s board partners are have been searching for ways to [...]

July 27th, 2010, 12:07 PM

NVIDIA Launches Fermi-Class Quadro Graphics Cards

NVIDIA today launched the era of the ‘computational visualization workstation’ for designers, engineers, researchers and animators by introducing its Quadro graphics processing units (GPUs) based on NVIDIA Fermi architecture, and by also introducing the new NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro solution. The new Quadro GPUs deliver performance that is up to five times faster for 3D [...]

July 26th, 2010, 12:49 PM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.7 WHQL Driver Update

It’s that time again for the ATI Catalyst™ driver update!  We have been getting some great comments and feedback from the community because of this blog site.  Please continue to send us your feedback as we do review them all*. *IF you are having technical issues with the ATI Catalyst™ driver, or your graphics card [...]

July 22nd, 2010, 12:25 PM

Rumored NVIDIA GTS450 Based on GF106

The news just wouldn’t be any fun if  we didn’t bring you rumours about some company somewhere, launching some interesting new product, which – if and when  released – will likely fall short of all our expectations. This week, that product would be NVIDIA’s expected GTS 450 video card. EXPreview is claiming to have insider [...]

July 20th, 2010, 11:53 AM

MSI Launches Low Profile HD5670 Video Card for HTPC Users

MSI, officially launched today the R5670-PD512 adopting specific dual fans and low profile form factor. It is designed for DIY users who like to build their own HTPCs with smaller cases. MSI brings a solution with great gaming performance and small form factor fitting in slim cases. Dual Fans and Low Profile Design MSI R5670-PD512 [...]