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April 24th, 2011

HD 6870 Roundup: Diamond, PowerColor, MSI, Sapphire & XFX

With high end and lower tiered cards being released to complete AMD’s full 6000-series lineup, many forget that the most popular market segment lies within the $175 and $225 price brackets.  Here, cards like the GTX 560 Ti and HD 6950 1GB reign supreme but the HD 6870 with its long list of pre overclocked [...]


April 18th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB & HD 6570 512MB Review

Another week, another graphics card launch.  This time AMD is hitting the entry level with a pair of new products:  the HD 6670 and HD 6570.  Both of these are supposed to offer budget conscious buyers some new choices over the previous generation while adding features like UVD3 into the mix.  Hopefully, they’ll allow lower [...]


April 4th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6790 1GB Review

The aptly named HD 6790 1GB will be gunning for a number of cards in NVIDIA’s current lineup while sitting between the older HD 5830 and HD 5770 cards.


March 24th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB Review

After more than a year of rumors, false leads and stiff competition, NVIDIA is finally releasing their near-mythical dual Fermi graphics card.


March 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

With NVIDIA’s GTX 550 Ti hitting the market, board partners are set to launch a long list of custom cards; some of which will retail for prices that don’t go above the reference card’s $150 MSRP.  In this roundup we take a look at four such cards from ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte  and MSI.


March 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1GB Review

AMD’s HD 5770 has long been the only real option for people looking to spend around $150 for a graphics card but now finally NVIDIA is trying to muscle into this price bracket.  In order to do this, they are launching a new graphics card called the GTX 550 Ti 1GB which incorporates a revised [...]


March 7th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB Review; Antilles Arrives

AMD’s second generation DX11 lineup is finally starting to take full shape and the latest card is one which many have been eagerly anticipating.  Code named Antilles and officially called the HD 6990, it incorporates a pair of Cayman XT cores into a single PCB design which sports 4GB of GDDR5 and a sky high [...]


February 28th, 2011

Sparkle ONE GTS 450 1GB OC Single Slot Review

As the GTS 450 series has matured, board partners have come out with some unique products.  Sparkle has headlined their lineup with a single slot and overclocked card that hopes to strike a cord with HTPC users who are looking for more performance than integrated solutions can offer.


February 15th, 2011

MSI GeForce GTX 460 1GB Hawk Review

With the launch of NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti, many thought that the GTX 460 1GB would go quietly into the night but that hasn’t quite happened.  This card has gained a new lease on life with a lower price point and products like MSI’s Hawk Edition have continued to lead the way by offering high [...]


February 7th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

When it was originally released  a few weeks ago, NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti impressed us with its excellent performance coupled with a highly accessible price.  NVIDIA’s board partners have been quick to offer up some of their own custom overclocked versions and in this roundup we take a closer look at four such cards from [...]