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February 6th, 2012

XFX HD 7970 3GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Review

The HD 7970 3GB is currently the highest performing graphics card on the market and AMD’s board partners have been quick to take advantage of its willingness to overclock.  XFX’s Black Edition Double Dissipation not only incorporates higher core and memory frequencies along with a lifetime warranty but also uses a custom heatsink for a [...]


January 30th, 2012

AMD Radeon HD 7950 Review; Tahiti Pro Arrives

With the HD 7970 sitting firmly at the forefront of today’s GPU market, it was only a matter of time until its performance trickled down into lower end products as well.  Today marks the launch of AMD’s HD 7950, a $449 card that’s supposed to go head to head against NVIDIA’s GTX 580.


January 30th, 2012

XFX HD 7950 Black Edition Double Dissipation Review

XFX has always been at the forefront of enthusiasts’ mindsets and their newest HD 7950 looks to take things to the next level.  In order to create this card, they took a custom designed PCB, installed a highly overclocked core and then topped everything off with a high performance heatsink.  The result is one of [...]


January 30th, 2012

Sapphire HD 7950 Dual Fan OC Review

The  HD 7950 Dual Fan OC carries on Sapphire’s longstanding tradition of offering great value in an appealing package.  This card seems to have everything; a great heatsink, relatively high clock speeds and a reasonable price but there is plenty of competition out there as well.


January 16th, 2012

Galaxy GTX 560 Ti Super OC White Edition Review

“Black editions” are all the rage these days but Galaxy is bucking that trend with their unique White Edition.  Not only does this GTX 560 Ti boast a unique white PCB and chromed heatsink shroud combination but it also sports some of the highest clock speeds we’ve seen on the GF114 core.


January 8th, 2012

Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 2GB Dual Fan Review

The HD 7970 may be the graphics card everyone is talking about but it only just became available in somewhat limited quantities and pricing is far beyond the reach of most consumers. But while the Southern Islands-based cards will take over AMD’s flagship range, lower end cards still provide great performance at a fraction of [...]


December 21st, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB Review

4.3 billion transistors, a 28nm manufacturing process, 2048 cores, a 384-bit memory bus and 3GB of GDDR5 memory; the new AMD HD 7970 has it all.  Based off of the new Southern Islands architecture it represents a leap forward for AMD’s core engineering and is designed from the ground up for DX11 a compute performance. [...]


December 13th, 2011

MSI Radeon HD 6950 1GB Twin Frozr III Power Edition OC Review

The most recent graphics card in MSI’s quickly expanding stable doesn’t aim for the headlines but continues a longstanding tradition of offering excellent performance at a reasonable cost. Their HD 6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC (yes, it’s a mouthful) only goes for around $260 but should be able to play almost any game on the [...]


November 29th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores Review

With the Christmas shopping season about to go into full swing and next generation architectures still a ways off, NVIDIA has released a new GTX 560 Ti  with 448 cores to fill in a few gaps in their lineup.  Based off of a cut down GF110 core, this card is supposed to bridge the chasm [...]


November 29th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Roundup (EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI)

With the NVIDIA launching their new GTX 560 Ti with 448 cores sans reference design, it was expected that their board partners would be competing amongst themselves for your hard earned dollars.  The end result is interesting to say the least.  In this roundup we take a look at boards from EVGA, Gigabyte and MSI [...]