VIDEO CARD NEWS

October 18th, 2013, 1:25 PM

Game Development Industry Luminaries Comment About AMD’s Mantle

During NVIDIA’s Montreal event, Tim Sweeney, Johan Andersson and John Carmack  began talking about AMD’s Mantle.  It was an interesting conversation.   AMD’s Mantle has caused some serious waves in the game development industry so it was only a matter of time until it came up once again.  This time, we had three of the [...]

October 18th, 2013, 11:27 AM

ASUS Announces G-SYNC Version of the VG248QE

After NVIDIA’s G-Sync announcement, ASUS has revealed their plans to include G-Sync on their VG248QE.   NVIDIA’s G-Sync has the capability to forever change the way we look at games and their monitor partners have been quick to make their implementations known.  ASUS has been the first with a G-Sync version of the popular VG248QE 144Hz monitor [...]

October 18th, 2013, 10:50 AM

NVIDIA Announces New Free Games Bundles for GeForce Cards

Taking a page from AMD’s book, NVIDIA is now offering up a generous helping of upcoming games with their GeForce cards.   Many expected some significant price drops on NVIDIA’s part in order to compete with AMD’s R9 280X and R9 270X.  That would mean addressing the current positioning of the GTX 760 and GTX 770 [...]

October 18th, 2013, 8:41 AM

NVIDIA Announces GTX 780 Ti

NVIDIA has announced the GeForce GTX 780 Ti….the fastest graphics card they’ve ever produced.   Today in Montreal, NVIDIA announced they will be releasing the GTX 780 Ti in mid-November (it will be a hard launch).  This card is meant to compete and potentially one-up AMD’s upcoming R9 290X in a big way.  It is [...]

October 18th, 2013, 5:09 AM

Live Blog from NVIDIA’s Montreal Event (DAY 2)

Join Hardware Canucks as we bog live from Day 2 of NVIDIA’s Montreal event.  Supposedly today will hold a number of announcements as well as some special guests.   You can also join us on our Twitter Feed. We’re live. NVIDIA’s Jen Hsun Huang on stage talking about gaming platforms.  From Android to PC to [...]

October 13th, 2013, 8:55 AM

NVIDIA’s BattleBox Makes 60FPS 4K Gaming a Reality

NVIDIA introduces the BattleBox concept; a PC meant to deliver the ultimate performance specifications for the most demanding PC users.  With PC gaming just recently moving away from its extended but minor stereoscopic hangover, it was time for something else to captivate audiences. NVIDIA would like you to believe that 4K monitors, regardless of their [...]

October 6th, 2013, 8:00 PM

NVIDIA Fires Back; Cuts Prices of GTX 660, GTX 650 Ti Boost & GTX 650 Ti

In an effort to compete against AMD’s upcoming R9 270X and R7 260X, NVIDIA will be lower the price on three of their key SKUs:  the GTX 660 & GTX 650 Ti Boost.   (October 6th Update, with corrected prices) In order to avoid the competition preempting their efforts, companies typically don’t announce prices for their [...]

October 3rd, 2013, 9:23 PM

AMD Puts R9-290X Pre-Orders Live; Asks for $200 Deposit

AMD has officially put their R9-290X + Battlefield 4 bundle up for pre-order, but there’s a catch:  you’ll need to bite the bullet and take a risk. By this point we all know that AMD’s R9-290X could very well be gunning for NVIDIA’s TITAN but no small amount of secrecy surrounds a number of its [...]

September 18th, 2013, 3:27 PM

AMD to Host Webcast Live from Hawaii; New Radeon GPU on the Way?

AMD’s GPU ’14 Tech Day, an event where the rumored Hawaii GPU may be announced, is kicking off early next week and there will be a LIVE webcast from part of the event. Typically briefings and tech events follow a set of standard rules:  don’t talk about it until an NDA is up.  This time [...]

September 4th, 2013, 8:08 PM

EVGA GTX 780 Classified Review

EVGA’s GTX 780 lineup may hold an incredible eight different variations but their GTX 780 Classified is without a doubt the flagship.  Not only is it fast, but it can overclock to unheard-of levels.