VIDEO CARD NEWS

February 15th, 2013, 7:40 AM

AMD Clarifies 2013 Graphics Strategy: New Cards, Same Architecture, Some Surprises

AMD has confirmed that new cards will be released this year and HD 7000-series parts as their plans for 2013 were clarified.  There has been a lot of talk lately about AMD’s official GPU strategy for 2013 and how it flew in the fact of numerous rumors.  Instead of releasing a desktop graphics architecture that [...]

February 11th, 2013, 12:02 PM

NVIDIA’s New GPU Game Bundle Offers In-Game Credits

Instead of including this season’s most hotly anticipated titles within their new game bundle, NVIDIA is instead offering up credits for in-game F2P purchases.  In an effort to increase sales of their graphics cards, both AMD and NVIDIA have begun offering generous game bundles alongside their cards.  The latest salvo in this protracted battle was [...]

February 11th, 2013, 6:24 AM

AMD: No HD 7000-Series Replacement For 2013

If reports are to be believed, AMD may not be releasing a new graphics architecture this year.  Instead, the HD 7000-series could remain front and center until 2014.  Even Graphics Core Next was introduced within the Southern-Islands architecture, members of the press and forum goers were talking about future desktop GPU developments.  Names like Sea [...]

February 5th, 2013, 5:43 AM

HIS Launches World’s First 4GB HD 7850

The HD 7850 4GB IceQ Turbo 4GB features a massive amount of memory, higher clock speeds, leading edge overclocking capabilities and upgraded components.  Some may wonder about the reasoning behind a lower-end graphics card with a 4GB memory layout but according to HIS, their new HD 7850 IceQ Turbo should excel in upcoming titles which [...]

January 30th, 2013, 5:39 AM

GeForce 313.95 Beta Drivers Now Availalbe

The newest set of GeForce beta drivers have hit the web and they’re full of performance improvements for single and SLI equipped systems.  The big thing here is the optimizations included for the Crysis 3 Open Beta; the 313.95 driver improves multi-GPU performance by up to 35% over the current 310.90 WHQL driver and ensures maximum [...]

January 24th, 2013, 7:57 PM

NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience Now In Open Beta

By utilizing NVIDIA’s cloud platform, GeForce Experience will automatically customize games to deliver an optimal experience.  GeForce Experience provides a unique perspective for gamers who want to get the best out of their systems with a minimum amount of input.  Through the use of an advanced cloud-based optimization platform, it quickly analyzes your system’s specifications [...]

January 22nd, 2013, 6:55 PM

EVGA Launches Free Game Bundle w/ Primal Carnage

EVGA adds Primal Carnage to the purchase of any GTX 690, GTX 680 or GTX 670 graphics card.  With NVIDIA’s previous offer coming to an end, EVGA is stepping up to the plate by offering a free downloadable copy of Primal Carnage with their GTX 690, GTX 680 and GTX 670 products.  While Primal Carnage [...]

January 15th, 2013, 10:11 AM

PowerColor Launches PowerUp Tuner, A Custom Overclocking Tool for GPUs

PowerUp Tuner looks to fit the needs of overclockers and gamers by offering complete control over a graphics card’s clock speeds and voltage. After spending the last few years watching the competition introduce overclocking software, PowerColor is now trying their hand at designing a solution of their own.  But does their new PowerUp Tuner have [...]

January 14th, 2013, 7:40 PM

With AMD’s Game Bundle Expired, What’s Next?

Having quickly gone through its allotment of free titles, AMD’s aggressive game bundle promo has ended but have we seen the last of the free game inclusion?   Back in late October, AMD unveiled a promotion which shook the graphics card market to its core.  By offering up to three free games with the purchase [...]

January 8th, 2013, 10:42 AM

Radeon HD 8000 Series Goes OEM as AMD Rebrands HD 7000 Desktop GPUs

In what has become a yearly tradition, AMD’s has introduced rebranded cards for the OEM market.  Say hello to the HD 8000-series OEM.  Last night, several websites began reporting that AMD had released the much-anticipated HD 8000-series into the OEM space and they were nothing but rebadged Northern Islands (HD 7000-series) parts.  Derision, confusion, disappointment [...]