VIDEO CARD NEWS

October 7th, 2009, 1:11 PM

EVGA Releases Precision 1.8.1 and GPU Voltage Tuner 1.1.2.2

EVGA has updated two of its very popular GPU tools for overclocking their cards. Both Precision and GPU Voltage Tuner received update for additional support of new graphics cards and a few new features. EVGA Precision Overclocking Utility allows you to fine tune your EVGA graphics card for the maximum performance possible, with Core/Shader/Memory clock tuning, [...]

October 7th, 2009, 11:38 AM

ATI Radeon HD 5770 Pictured – DirectX 11 Goes Mainstream

It would be safe to assume that the official announcement is close, but pictures of the ATI Radeon HD 5770, a graphics card targeted for mainstream users, has be captured and released a tad early. The card is a part of the Evergreen family, codenamed Juniper and based on the same 40nm technology found in the [...]

October 6th, 2009, 10:34 AM

NVIDIA 191.07 WHQL Drivers Released

A bit of a surprise for the first week of October, NVIDIA has released their latest 191.07 WHQL drivers, which seem to have a lot more in store than the previous 190.62 WHQL set.  This release supports cards as far back as the GeForce 6-series and brings improvements to both specific games and finally adds [...]

October 2nd, 2009, 11:30 AM

NVIDIA Fermi GT300 Video Cards A Fake?

Despite all the hype over the reveal of the new NVIDIA Fermi based video cards earlier this week at the GTC 2009 conference, it would appear NVIDIA is even further behind in production of their next gen technology than originally anticipated. So far behind in fact, that CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was forced to go onstage [...]

October 1st, 2009, 10:35 AM

NVIDIA Officially Unveils Next Generation CUDA GPU Architecture – Codenamed “Fermi”

NVIDIA Corp. today introduced its next generation CUDA™ GPU architecture, codenamed ”Fermi”.  An entirely new ground-up design, the ”Fermi” architecture is the foundation for the world’s first computational graphics processing units (GPUs), delivering breakthroughs in both graphics and GPU computing. “NVIDIA and the Fermi team have taken a giant step towards making GPUs attractive for a broader [...]

September 30th, 2009, 2:47 PM

NVIDIA Fermi (GT300) Pictured From NVIDIA GTC

At long last, initial photos of the GT300, NVIDIA’s revolutionary new video card has been unvieled for the world to see, and to photograph! At the NVIDIA GTC conference being hosted today in San Jose, Hardware Canucks got the chance to cover the event in hopes we would see the long awaited video card rear [...]

September 30th, 2009, 10:47 AM

NVIDIA GT300 – Codename Fermi – Detailed

A few features have finally be put to the blank face that has only been known as the GT300. A few key details of the upcoming NVIDIA generation of video cards have been leaked, the first of which is a name. Codenamed Fermi, after the developer of the first nuclear power reactor, Enrico Fermi,  it appears [...]

September 25th, 2009, 11:11 AM

AMD/ATI Releases Hotfixed Drivers for 5800 Series Video Cards

Those lucky few owners of ATI’s new Radeon HD 5800 series video cards, may find themselves in a bit of a bind if trying to install the  latest Catalyst 9.9 drivers, as it does not officially support the Cypress series chips yet. As such, this morning AMD has opened up a hotfixed driver package to [...]

September 24th, 2009, 12:53 PM

ASUS Launches EAH5800 Series Graphics Cards with Voltage Tweak Technology

ASUS, the world’s leading producer of top quality, cutting edge graphics solutions, today launched the new ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5. The first in the world to utilize Voltage Tweak technology, these graphics cards enable users to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application to enjoy up to a 38% improvement in performance. Both graphics cards [...]

September 23rd, 2009, 11:25 AM

HIS, Club3D, Powercolor and Vertex3D Roll Out ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Offerings

We are going to lump the remaining cards all into one, as thankfully, their press releases aren’t the brick wall of text that has been bombarding the inbox this morning. HIS HIS unleashed the revolutionary new HIS Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5, the most technologically advanced, feature-rich graphics processor ever in the market. Prepare to plug in for [...]