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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 [...]


October 12th, 2009

XFX Radeon HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 Review

It seems like the 9800 GTX and its offspring the GTS 250 have been around forever without much competition from ATI.  However, today ATI is introducing a card that should rectify that situation:  the HD 5770 1GB.  Decked out with GDDR5 memory and a mouth-watering price, this is a product that could take the sub-$200 [...]


October 12th, 2009

ASUS Radeon HD 5770 1GB Voltage Tweak Edition Review

Even though ATI seems to have the high-end DX11 segment in their back pockets, this doesn’t mean they are sitting idly by.  Today marks the release of the HD 5770, their answer to the mainstream DX11 market.  In this review we take a look at the ASUS HD 5770 1GB Voltage Tweak Edition.


October 8th, 2009

XFX Radeon HD 5850 1GB GDDR5 Review

A short time ago, ATI launched their HD 5870 1GB card to rave reviews.  They are now hoping to capitalize on the popularity of that $400 card by releasing its smaller brother – the HD 5850- hot on its heals.  Not only does it look like the HD 5850 has specifications to nearly match the [...]


September 22nd, 2009

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 Review

It isn’t every day that a new version of DirectX is released but with the approaching availability of Windows 7, we will get a taste of the new DX11 API.  Accordingly, ATI is the first to market with their own DX11-compliant hardware in the form of the Evergreen family of GPUs.  In this review we [...]