VIDEO CARD NEWS

June 24th, 2010, 12:21 PM

MSI Launches N470GTX/N465GTX Twin Frozr II Graphics Card

MSI today launches two of its latest graphics cards, N470GTX and N465GTX Twin Frozr II which are based on MSI’s unique Twin Frozr II thermal design. MSI also revealed its limited N465GTX Twin Frozr II golden edition graphics card which adopts the full copper design. The cards are powered by NVIDIA’s advanced GeForce GTX 400 [...]

June 24th, 2010, 12:14 PM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Pictured

NVIDIA’s first card based on the GF104 GPU, the GTX 460, has been leaked by EXPreview a month before its anticipated launch. The card will offer more affordable DX11 graphics for gamers and as shown in the photos is noticeably shorter than its GF100 counterparts. The rumoured technical specs of the card are a Graphics [...]

June 16th, 2010, 2:08 PM

ATI Catalyst 10.6 WHQL Drivers Released

The June version of ATI’s Catalyst drivers have been released and bring a few updates for improved video playback as well as some minor game specific improvements. DRIVER DOWNLOAD: http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/downloads.aspx Highlights of the ATI Catalyst™ 10.6 Windows release includes: GPU acceleration of H.264 video content using Adobe® Flash Player 10.1 AMD GPU acceleration of Adobe® [...]

June 15th, 2010, 1:48 PM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 257.21 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has released its next set of GeForce 257.21 WHQL Certified drivers which unifies the previous method of having two separate sets of driver packages. With the 257 series and onwards, NVIDIA will be releasing just a single driver package that supports the GTX 400 series, as well as the GeForce 6 through GTX 300 [...]

June 4th, 2010, 12:03 PM

Galaxy Out to Impress at Computex; Dual-GPU Fermi and More

It seems that Galaxy agrees with the mandate of Captain Jean Luc Picard, as they have boldly gone where no GPU manufacturer has gone before at this year’s iteration of Computex. First on the list of shockers is the beautiful prototype pictured to the right, dubbed the GTX 470 Dual, which combines two GF100′s on [...]

May 31st, 2010, 8:34 PM

Gigabyte Releases Twin-Fan GTX 465

Along with other Nvidia board partners, Gigabyte today unveiled their newest Fermi product. However, unlike other board partners, they have decided to forgo reference cooling in favour of an exotic proprietary design that utilizes two fans to keep this cut-down Fermi chip cool. These fans are also attached to a non-reference heatsink that includes a [...]

May 26th, 2010, 1:12 PM

Aliens vs. Predator DX11 Stand-Alone Benchmark Now Available

New Aliens vs. Predator benchmark gives users the ability to test the mettle of their DX11 hardware with tessellation and advanced shadows without having to purchase the game.  Rebellion, Sega and Twentieth Century FOX have released a detailed, stand-alone DX11 benchmark for the popular Aliens vs. Predator game.  With it, you will be able to [...]

May 25th, 2010, 3:29 PM

Nvidia Introduces GeForce GTX 480m, the World’s Fastest Notebook GPU

DX11 fans now have a choice in the mobile GPU market, as Nvidia has officially released information on their new Fermi mobile GPU, dubbed the GTX 480 Nvidia PR Rep Brian Burke notified HWC earlier today that Nvidia had introduced their new mobile graphics kingpin on the Nvidia blog. States Mr. Burke: “The GeForce GTX [...]

May 21st, 2010, 10:26 AM

EVGA Produces Non-Reference GTX 470, Promises Better Temps

EVGA has tweaked the reference design slightly, shaving off some metal here and adding some there, in an effort to improve temperatures. The new product, dubbed GTX 470 SuperClocked+, duplicates the clock speeds of the original SuperClocked (625 core/3402 memory), but claims to “lower the operating temperature by as much as 7 degrees Celcius”. EVGA [...]

May 18th, 2010, 12:06 PM

BFG Leaves GPU Market, to Focus on PSUs & Laptops / PCs

BFG Tech Announces Exit From Graphics Card Category, Continues On With Power Supplies And Laptops/PCs.  All Warranties to be Honoured.   BFG Technologies today announced their exit from the graphics card category. The company will continue to sell their line of BFG Tech power supplies as well as their Deimos gaming notebooks and Phobos gaming [...]