VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

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 [...]