VIDEO CARD NEWS

April 30th, 2010, 10:16 AM

Sapphire Launches HD5550 Passive Video Card

Although high powered graphics are usually on the forefront of technology, the mainstream market and HTPC segment is always one to watch. Latest from Sapphire is their HD5550 series. Being a passively cooled solution silent running is first and foremost in this cards feature set. Which should be ideal for the HTPC users or those [...]

April 22nd, 2010, 10:44 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.4a Preview Drivers

ATI has released a second preview of its 10.4 Catalyst drivers, this time that resolves Battlefield: Bad Company 2 load times for earlier generation cards. Last week we saw the initial preview of the Catalyst 10.4 that resolve slow loading of BF:BC2 maps with ATI 5000 series cards, and now the 10.4 Preview fixes the [...]

April 21st, 2010, 11:15 AM

NVIDIA Releases 197.55 WHQL Drivers for GTX400 Series

NVIDIA has launched a new driver specifically for the 197.55 GTX 400 series of video cards. Unfortunately there really isn’t much to them. The only changes listed in the notes is: This is a WHQL-certified driver update for 4-way SLI with GeForce GTX 480 or GeForce GTX 470 GPUs. Those not intending to run 4-Way [...]

April 15th, 2010, 11:36 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.4 Preview – Resolves Bad Company 2 Issues

A common complaint heard by ATI card owners over the past month has been the abnormally slow map load times in Bad Company 2. Fortunately, the source of the problem has stepped up and resolved the issue, releasing beta Catalyst 10.4 drivers which include a hotfix to normalize load times, but it is not all [...]

April 14th, 2010, 10:56 AM

NVIDIA Releases 197.45 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has made public, version 197.45 of its WHQL certified drivers, supporting the GeForce 6-series through  300 series. The DX11 GeForce GTX 400 series will – for the time being – still use separate drivers; the 197.41 released late last week. The 197.45 bring updates to PhysX and on-chip HD Audio. There are also specific [...]

April 12th, 2010, 10:47 AM

NVIDIA Quadro Unleashes High Resolution Real-Time Video Editing in Adobe CS5

NVIDIA  today announced that a range of NVIDIA(R) Quadro(R) professional graphics solutions are certified by Adobe for Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) 5 software, and truly unleash the real-time video editing and effects processing capabilities of Adobe Premiere Pro(R) CS5. This breakthrough version of Adobe Premiere Pro leverages the parallel processing architecture of NVIDIA GPUs and their [...]

April 9th, 2010, 10:42 AM

NVIDIA Releases 197.41 WHQL Drivers for GTX 400 Series

NVIDIA has released WHQL drivers specifically for the GTX 400 series, just in time for their retail launch. There are not any noted changes to the drivers from NVIDIA’s current 197.13 drivers and users not using  a GTX 400 card have no need to update. Hopefully the trend of releasing two variations of drivers is [...]

April 8th, 2010, 11:43 AM

Rumor Report: NVIDIA Designing a GTX 460

While there is little doubt that NVIDIA will continue to expand on its GTX 400 series lineup, EXPreview is claiming that a new GTX 460 is already in the works and will be launching in the next few months. The rumour is that the new card will use the P1025 reference PCB design, featuring 1GB [...]

April 7th, 2010, 10:23 AM

AMD Announces ATI FirePro V8800 Professional Graphics Card

AMD announced today the launch of the first of a new family of ATI FirePro professional graphics solutions with ATI Eyefinity technology, delivering clear performance advances and productivity leadership. The ATI FirePro V8800—the industry’s most powerful professional graphics card ever created and the only professional graphics solution in the world supporting ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology [...]

March 31st, 2010, 10:09 AM

AMD Expands DirectX 11 Gaming with ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics

Harnessing the world’s most powerful graphics processor,  AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card. Equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is the first graphics card capable of rendering in excess of 1 billion pixels per second in today’s titles, unleashing PC game [...]