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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 [...]


January 25th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Review

NVIDIA has been on a roll as of late with the introduction of their refreshed GF110-based cards:  the GTX 580 and GTX 570.  Now the popular GF104 has undergone the same treatment and the result is the GF114 which has been incorporated into NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti.  This card is supposed to slot into a [...]


January 25th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6950 1GB Review

2011 is bound to be an exciting year for the graphics card market and it is already starting off in a big way with some heated competition between AMD and NVIDIA.  Today AMD is officially launching their HD 6950 1GB which is supposed to compete with the new GTX 560 Ti at a highly competitive [...]


January 17th, 2011

EVGA Geforce GTX 570 Superclocked Review

Late last year, NVIDIA released their GTX 570 – a card that proved itself to be the perfect solution to AMD”s upcoming HD 6900-series since it ended up outperforming even the GTX 480.  Since then board partners have released a steady stream of non-reference designs and EVGA has led the pack with their Superclocked edition.


December 14th, 2010

AMD Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 Review

As NVIDIA released their refreshed GTX 500-series AMD took what could only be called an observer’s position, biding their time until their own response was ready.  Today we find out exactly what they have been working on since before the HD 5800 cards were released more than a year ago.  The HD 6970 and HD [...]


December 7th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Review

After launching their GTX 580, many expected the rest of 2010 to be relatively quiet for NVIDIA.  However, other plans were brewing in the form of the GTX 570; a $350 graphics cards with enough rendering horsepower to go head to head with the GTX 480.  This could seriously shake up the market and put [...]


November 21st, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE 1GB Review

Last week, we saw one of the first NVIDIA launches pass us by with barely a whisper of warning.  The oddly named “GTX 460 SE” showed up on board partners’ websites and the market was left wondering how this new card performed.  In this review we take the Gigabyte version out for a spin in [...]


November 15th, 2010

Overclocking the ASUS GTX 580 Voltage Tweak Edition

In our original review of the GTX 580, we found it to be a ready and willing overclocker which we could push quite far above its reference clock speeds.   To explore the limits of these cards a bit further, in this article we take the ASUS Voltage Tweak Edition out for a run around [...]