VIDEO CARD NEWS

January 7th, 2014, 7:06 AM

NVIDIA CES 2014 Press Conference Coverage

NVIDIA’s CES 2014 press conference may not have included any big surprises, but the new Tegra K1 was shown and some other technologies were refined. Hardware Canucks had a front row seat at NVIDIA’s CES 2014 press conference and our editors Matt and Dmitry provide a full video rundown.

December 18th, 2013, 7:24 PM

Have Battlefield 4′s Woes Delayed AMD’s Mantle Roll-Out?

Earlier this month, Electronic Arts announced they would be halting all development on future Battlefield 4 projects as they ironed out kinks with the core game. Now, it looks like AMD’s Mantle rollout may be affected as well. Back when AMD’s Mantle was first announced, its potential ability to streamline interactions between a game and [...]

November 14th, 2013, 6:52 PM

AMD Clarifies Battlefield 4 Promotion; Doesn’t Apply to Most Cards

A few days ago, AMD announced that the R9 290X, R9 290, R9 280X, R9 270X and R9 270 would all have Battlefield 4 bundled as a free game.  However, that’s not quite the case. Including free games with graphics cards has been all the rage lately with AMD’s Never Settle bundles and NVIDIA’s new [...]

November 12th, 2013, 9:00 PM

AMD Adds Their Own Holiday Game Bundles

After pressure from NVIDIA’s Holiday Game Bundles, AMD has responded with their own by including Battlefield 4 and Thief with some of their R-series graphics cards. With NVIDIA’s lower prices and extremely aggressive holiday gaming bundles which include up to three A-list titles (not to mention up to $100 off SHIELD for those interested) AMD [...]

November 12th, 2013, 8:59 PM

AMD Radeon R9 270 2GB Review

At just $179, the R9 270 makes no qualms about its intended target:  the GTX 660.  The only potential roadblock to this card’s greatness is AMD’s own R9 270X.

November 7th, 2013, 5:59 AM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Performance Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 780 Ti is quite simply the fastest graphics card available and at $699 it is also one of the most expensive.  But for that price, you get TITAN-demolishing performance for hundreds less.

October 28th, 2013, 8:39 AM

NVIDIA Shows GTX 780 Ti Price & Cuts GTX 770 / GTX 780 Price

In an effort to compete against AMD’s newest releases, NVIDIA has announced price cuts to the GTX 770 and GTX 780.  They’ve also thrown the covers off of the GTX 780 Ti’s price. By this point it should be no secret that NVIDIA was losing badly against AMD’s $549 R9 290X and $299 R9 280X.  [...]

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 [...]