VIDEO CARD NEWS

March 25th, 2010, 11:14 AM

NVIDIA Releases 197.13 WHQL Drivers

After the debacle a few weeks ago that saw NVIDIA drivers literally killing video cards, the company has come back and launch the WHQL certified 197.13 drivers to the public that have rectified the problem and serve up all the same fixes. The improvements and fixes are the same as seen in the BETA’s a [...]

March 25th, 2010, 10:40 AM

ATI Catalyst 10.3 WHQL Driver Released

AMD ATI launched the Catalyst 10.3 WHQL certified drivers this morning, almost at the last possible moment to not ruin their monthly cycle. With 10.3 comes some major changes to gaming performance and improvements to technologies. It includes includes plenty of bug fixes and introduces a new Eyefinity features for bezel compensation, per-display colour adjustments, [...]

March 23rd, 2010, 11:46 AM

Sapphire Introduces 2GB HD 5850 Toxic Graphics Card

SAPPHIRE Technology today announced a new version of its successful HD SAPPHIRE HD 5850 TOXIC Edition with a larger frame buffer size of 2GB. The SAPPHIRE HD 5850 TOXIC series are SAPPHIRE original designs based on the latest 40nm graphics architecture from the ATI division of AMD. They feature 1440 stream processors and 72 texture [...]

March 23rd, 2010, 11:11 AM

MSI Launches R5870 & R5850 Twin Frozr II Graphics Cards

MSI today launched the R5870/R5850 Twin Frozr II, the latest in the Twin Frozr series of graphics display adaptors designed for outstanding cooling performance that have won praise from the media. In addition to the latest technologies such as ATI Stream, Eyefinity and DX11, which are supported by the standard ATI Radeon HD5870 and HD5850 [...]

March 19th, 2010, 10:39 AM

XFX Retail GTX480 & GTX 470 Cards Pictured

As a post in our forums showed yesterday, NVIDIA seems to be going ahead with its rather beefy looking heatpipe cooler solution for the GTX480. This morning EXPreview discovered a few shots of the XFX retail GTX 480 and GTX 470 cards, the latter of which uses a fairly standard looking dual slot cooler. The [...]

March 18th, 2010, 11:21 AM

PowerColor Launches HD5770 Eyefinity 5 Card

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today introduces the first and only graphics solution on the planet: the HD5770 Eyefinity 5. The HD5770 Eyefinity 5 features multi-display eyefinity technology, enables up to 5 monitors to be operated from one card through its five mini displayport onboard design. Gamers can easily make use [...]

March 17th, 2010, 12:16 PM

NVIDIA Slips in 197.13 BETA Drivers

NVIDIA’s recent launch of its 196.75 drivers was marred by reports of the drivers causing GPU fans to die, potentially leading to some of the cards burning out. The company did pull the drivers and is set to release another set that not only avoids the fan issue but provides some gaming improvements along the [...]

March 11th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Galaxy Dual GTS250 Pictured

Galaxy not long ago announced a plan to create a dual GPU card based off of nVidia’s GTS250 (G92b Core).  Not normally known for their unique designs it will be interesting to see if this engineering sample takes flight. Using a Single PCB design the Galaxy card will feature a single 80mm fan per core [...]

March 11th, 2010, 9:08 AM

Epic Brings NVIDIA 3D Vision Support to Unreal Engine 3

NVIDIA and Epic Games, Inc. today announced the addition of NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology support to Unreal Engine 3. Today’s announcement means that licensees of the world’s most successful game engine will be able to take full advantage of integrated 3D Vision™ technology support and offer an unprecedented level of immersion in their upcoming games.  [...]

March 5th, 2010, 11:20 AM

NVIDIA 196.75 Driver Recall – Overheating Problems Cause GPU Deaths

NVIDIA is  recalling driver update 196.75 WHQL, released March 2nd, due to a issue causing GPU fans to stop working thereby allowing the card to overheat to the point where they completely burn out. Game producer, Blizzard, first noticed the problem when it began receiving a high number of tech support requests about malfunctioning and [...]