VIDEO CARDS

September 8th, 2010

ASUS Radeon HD 5850 1GB DirectCu TOP Review

The HD 5850 may be getting on a bit in terms of age but this hasn’t stopped ATI’s board partners from fine tuning the design.  ASUS has now released their DirectCU TOP version that aims to simply be one of the best HD 5850 card available but in such a cluttered market, it will really [...]


September 2nd, 2010

NVIDIA’s GeForce 400M Mobile GPUs: 7 New Fermis Introduced

It is rare for more than two graphics chips to be launched at the same time.  However, NVIDIA is bucking this trend by introducing SEVEN new GPUs into the market with immediate availability.  They range in performance from the low-end of the performance spectrum to products which will give ATI’s HD 5870M a run for [...]


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 [...]