VIDEO CARDS

February 3rd, 2010

Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 Review

ATI continues their march into all areas of the market and today has released the lowest-end card of the 5000-series:  the HD 5450.  This isn’t a high performance card by any stretch of the imagination but may just offer the perfect mix of low-end gaming performance, excellent HD decoding and efficiency that it will be [...]


January 19th, 2010

Sapphire HD 5850 1GB & Sapphire HD 5770 1GB Review

ATI’s HD 5000 series have been burning up the GPU sales charts as of late with their near-flawless combination of price, performance and efficiency.  The HD 5850 and HD 5770 have been particularly popular with gamers who are looking at cards that won’t break the bank but offer enough horsepower to  play any of today’s [...]


January 17th, 2010

NVIDIA’s GeForce GF100 Under the Microscope

NVIDIA has finally revealed their upcoming GeForce GF100 architecture that brings the Fermi product family into the GeForce lineup.  In this article we go over the architecture of this new GPU, the features it brings to the table and preview its performance in a few games.


January 13th, 2010

Sapphire HD 5670 1GB GDDR5 Review

ATI has already proved they have what it takes in the high end and the mid-range price brackets and today they set their sights upon the budget market and NVIDIA’s GT 240 as well with the HD 5670 series. In this review we take a look at Sapphire’s version of this card which sports a [...]


November 24th, 2009

Sapphire HD 5750 Vapor-X 1GB Review

While ATI’s HD 5800-series have been in high demand and consequently extremely hard to find, HD 5770 and HD 5750 cards are widely available and represent great value for your money.  In this review we take a look at Sapphire’s custom cooled and overclocked HD 5750 Vapor-X which promises to bring a long list of [...]


November 17th, 2009

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB OC Edition Review

It’s here.  ATI’s latest gamble to grab the performance crown once and for all -beastly dual GPU HD 5970- has landed.  This card packs a massive amount of rendering power onto a single PCB and Sapphire has gone one step further by releasing their OC Edition which features increased clock speeds.  Will the HD 5970 [...]


November 2nd, 2009

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X 1GB Review

We all know that the HD 5870 is popular but many of us have been waiting to see what interesting spins manufacturers will put on their customized cards.  Today Sapphire is releasing their Vapor-X version that sports a custom heatsink based along with slightly higher clock speeds.  If this card is anything to go by, [...]


October 28th, 2009

Gigabyte GTX 275 1792MB Super Overclock Review

Amid the torrent of new ATI releases, Gigabyte has introduced their GTX 275 Super Overclock which is billed as the highest clocked GTX 275 available today.  While some may question this move and others may scoff at it, we take an in depth look at this card to see if it has what it takes [...]


October 26th, 2009

Value Meets Performance: HD 4890 Cards from Gigabyte and MSI

We all know that ATI’s HD 5000-series are currently running rampant through the GPU market but right now one of the best price / performance values available is the HD 4890-series of cards.  Today we will be looking at custom cooled, pre-overclocked cards in the guise  of MSI’s Cyclone OC and Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable OC [...]


October 12th, 2009

XFX Radeon HD 5750 1GB GDDR5 Review

In a changing market, everyone seems to be looking for the graphics card that will give them the most possible performance for their money.  ATI’s answer to this need is their HD 5700-series, in particular the new HD 5750.  In this review we take a look at the XFX HD 5750 1GB, a card that [...]