VIDEO CARDS

August 29th, 2010

A $30 Adapter, a World of Eyefinity Possibilities

Multi monitor gaming setups are expensive but through the need for an active DisplayPort connector on at least one monitor, ATI’s Eyefinity was additionally limiting for potential customers.  Prior to today, expensive adapters were available for DVI-equipped monitors but now AMD and their partners are releasing an inexpensive dongle that does 3/4 of the job [...]


August 23rd, 2010

Mafia II: Perfection for NVIDIA’s Graphics Plus Technologies?

Mafia II is the latest blockbuster from 2K Games which has incorporated a number of features which bring a more interactive experience to gamers.  In this article, we see if these “Graphics Plus” technologies are able to deliver on their promises or fall flat like we have seen so many times before.


August 17th, 2010

Gigabyte Radeon HD 5770 Super Overclock Review

Gigabyte’s Super Overclock series has always been known as being cutting edge in terms of features and clock speeds and it has now made the jump into a lower-end price segment.  The HD 5770 already combines excellent performance with a killer price but how will this translate into a supposedly flagship brand?


August 11th, 2010

XFX Radeon HD 5770 1GB Single Slot Review

There are countless HD 5770 cards on the market these days but there has been very little to distinguish one from another.  XFX has decided to break with the pack and has released a single slot HD 5770 which should appeal to people looking for compact, well-heeled performance.  In this review, we see if it [...]


July 28th, 2010

MSI GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone 768MB OC Review

Another day, another GTX 460 review.  This time we take a look at MSI’s overclocked, custom cooled Cyclone OC edition.  Not only does this GTX 460 have one of the largest heatsinks we have seen in a while but it also retails for a mere $10 more than the reference version.  Could this be a [...]


July 25th, 2010

ASUS RoG ARES 4GB Review

When we think of high end graphics cards, prices floating around the $600 or $700 mark usually pop up but a number of manufacturers are now trying to push the boundaries of pricing and performance even further.  ASUS has now entered the bleeding edge market with what they are calling the ARES; a dual HD [...]


July 21st, 2010

EVGA GTX 460 1GB Superclocked EE (External Exhaust) Review

The GTX 460 has only been on the scene for a few weeks and there are already a huge number of pre-overclocked cards being offered.  One of these is the 1GB Superclocked model from EVGA which comes with an external exhaust system that is supposed to decrease overall case temperature.  In this exclusive review we [...]


July 18th, 2010

StarCraft II GPU Performance Comparison

StarCraft II:  Wings of Liberty is right around the corner and is bound to be one of the most popular PC games of the last few years.  In this article we take a look at this game’s performance with a number of today’s most popular graphics cards.  Who will come out on top?  The answer [...]


July 14th, 2010

EVGA GTX 460 768MB Superclocked Single & SLI Review

Our initial impressions of the GTX 460 768MB were extremely positive since it offers amazing performance for a card that is priced at around $200.   But what happens when you combine two of them together and then add a bit of EVGA’s Superclocked goodness?  Will this combination prove to be a match for higher-end [...]


July 11th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB & GTX 460 768MB Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series have so far been met with a mix of rave reviews and harsh criticism but with the introduction of the GF104 core, a new leaf in Fermi’s history could be turning.  The first two cards using this new core are the GTX 460 1GB and GTX 460 768MB which both target the [...]