VIDEO CARD NEWS

July 16th, 2010, 12:27 PM

ASUS Dual GTX 480 “MARS II” Graphics Card Spotted

Building a badass graphics card that  defies logic isn’t so much about making money or having a purpose, as it is about doing it just because you can; an idea Asus seems to believe in with its Mars/Ares products. Picked up by TechPowerUp, a dual GTX 480 graphics card, dubbed the “MARS II” features two [...]

July 13th, 2010, 10:41 AM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 258.96 Beta Drivers with GTX 460 Support

NVIDIA has released their WHQL-candidate beta drivers alongside the launch of its GTX 460 video card. Nothing is likely to change between the betas and WHQL release, so there is no harm in adopting early and it would be recommended for those with newly purchased GTX 460 video cards. The release notes indicate the following [...]

July 12th, 2010, 11:08 AM

NVIDIA GTX 460 Manufacturer Press Release List

With launch day comes the usual barrage of press releases from numerous global vendors, and the GTX 460 is no different, being one of the most anticipated product launches since the original GTX 480 debut. Below we have included links to the pages of various manufacturers’ PRs so you can compare different brands to see [...]

July 12th, 2010, 10:54 AM

NVIDIA Launches GTX 460 Video Card

NVIDIA today announced the latest addition to its Fermi-class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 — which delivers a great DX11 gaming experience and is priced right at the market’s $199 sweet spot. You can read the Hardware Canuck’s Review on the GTX 460 Video card here. Built from the ground [...]

July 6th, 2010, 1:07 PM

PowerColor Develops Adjustable Vortex Cooler for HD 5770

PowerColor, part of the TUL Corporation, is working on the design of a new ATI Radeon HD 5770 video card that features a unique, user adjustable cooler for better control of airflow. The new “Vortex” Cooler showcases a thick aluminum heatsink, and at the top, the height adjustable fan. As seen in the images, the [...]

July 6th, 2010, 12:52 PM

Online Retailer Confirms Details About GeForce GTX 460

Online retailer Newegg, has “mistakenly” listed details on the upcoming GTX 460, rumoured to debut this month. The listings, which have since been pulled, show the GTX 460 with nearly identical specs to the rumours that surfaced a few weeks ago. MSI, Asus, EVGA, Sparkle and Palit all appear to be jumping on board for [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:45 AM

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Support with 258.69 Beta Driver

NVIDIA’s 3D Vision Surround is now enabled for certain GPU setups through publicly available beta drivers, the 258.69′s. Users can now experience 3D through up to three monitors with select GTX 400 and GTX 200 series graphics cards. To view the system requirements for 3D Vision Surround, check here. The beta drivers also improve performance [...]

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® [...]