VIDEO CARD NEWS

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 [...]

March 30th, 2010, 9:09 PM

NVIDIA GTX 480 & GTX 470 Pre-Sale Numbers Show Promise

Retailers report pre-sales of NVIDIA’s newest Fermi-based graphics cards are going well. The other day, we brought you the unfortunate story of XFX ditching both the GTX 480 and GTX 470 from their line-up but now it’s time for some welcome news for NVIDIA. There is no denying the fact that NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series runs [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:12 AM

XFX Gunning For Performance Crown with HD 5970 4GB Black Edition

On yesterday’s bombshell that XFX was pulling out of the high end NVIDIA GPU race, leaked mock ups of a redesigned XFX HD 5970 4GB Black Edition have surfaced. The new beast has adapted the stock cooler to take some unique design ques from a sub-machine gun as shown in the CGI drawing. The reports [...]

March 29th, 2010, 5:03 PM

XFX Jumps Off GTX 480 / GTX 470 Ship

XFX chooses to “skip” NVIDIA’s GTX 480 and GTX 470 in favor of ATI’s high-end cards.  Could still release budget conscious Fermi derivatives in the future. When NVIDIA launched the GTX 480 and GTX 470 on Friday of last week, we were bombarded by the usual influx of press releases from board partners announcing their Fermi-based cards.  There were two which were oddly absent; one of which [...]