VIDEO CARDS

December 23rd, 2008

The Games of Christmas ’08: GPU Performance Part II

In our first GPU performance article, we promised you a closer look at how modestly-priced video cards performed in some of this season’s most-played games. Well, today we make good on that promise. This article is all about products which we can all afford but can they offer the necessary performance to give them a [...]


December 18th, 2008

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Video Card Preview

It is almost here. Nvidia’s answer to the HD 4870 X2 is one step closer today and we have a preview of its performance for you. Called the GTX 295, this card sports a pair of the new 55nm G200b cores along with a few surprises. Can it possibly dethrone the HD 4870 X2? Let’s [...]


December 10th, 2008

The Games of Christmas ’08: GPU Performance Part 1

As Christmas approaches, many of us have the latest games on our wish lists but are unsure which GPUs perform best. In the first part of a two part series, we take a look at high-end GPU performance in some of this holiday season’s most popular games. Which card will come out on top?


November 17th, 2008

BFG GTX 260 OCX MAXCORE (216SP) Video Card Review

BFG has entered the 216 shader processor arena with a number of new GTX 260 MAXCORE models. Today we will be looking at their OCX version which is the highest-clocked of the bunch with a price that is in-line with what the standard GTX 260 card were selling for a few short months ago. Let’s [...]


November 9th, 2008

EVGA 9800 GTX+ 512MB Video Card Review

It has been a long time coming but HWC has finally posted our review of the 9800 GTX+. This review is being done with the latest drivers from both ATI and Nvidia so it will give you an excellent idea of just how well the 9800 GTX+ performs if you would buy it today or [...]


September 25th, 2008

Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition Video Card Review

With the release of the amazingly popular ATI HD 4870, it was only a matter of time before custom versions started emerging. In this review we look at Palit’s take with their Sonic Dual Edition which is both overclocked and has a completely custom cooler. Let’s take a look if this is enough to take [...]


September 16th, 2008

EVGA GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition Review

Another day, another new video card review. Today we are looking at a new card from both Nvidia: the GTX 260 with 216 stream processors. This card is meant to compete directly with the HD 4870 while retailing for around $279. In this review we will be looking at an overclocked version from EVGA called [...]


September 10th, 2008

ATI Radeon HD 4670 512MB GDDR3 Video Card Review

Flush off their success with the HD 4800-series, ATI is looking to continue capturing hearts and minds with the new HD 4600-series. In this review we will be looking at the card which is supposed to go toe to toe against the recently released 9500 GT from Nvidia: the HD 4670 512MB. How does it [...]


September 2nd, 2008

GeForce 9800 GT Roundup (EVGA, Gigabyte, ASUS & Palit)

The 9800 era is finally fully upon us with the release of the 9800 GT. Since this card was silently launched some time ago, we figured we would give you a good old-fashioned roundup to put it into perspective for you. We amassed a collection of cards from the likes of EVGA, ASUS, Gigabyte and [...]


August 17th, 2008

BFG GTX 280 OCX 1GB Video Card Review

It has been a while since the GTX 280 cards were first released onto the market and today we have a review of one of the higher clocked ones: the BFG GTX 280 OCX. While the GTX 280 is already a very fast product, BFG is bringing it to the next level by pre-overclocking it [...]