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May 10th, 2012

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Review

While the GTX 680 is NVIDIA’s brute force flagship product, their new GTX 670 is targeted towards a lower, more affordable price point.  But that doesn’t mean this $399 card lacks the ability to compete with some of the best this market has to offer.  Indeed, as we find out in this review, it has [...]


May 3rd, 2012

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 Review

The GTX 690 is hardly a secret anymore but the newest member of the GeForce lineup has nonetheless been shrouded in mystery.  This dual GPU behemoth packs a pair of fully enabled Kepler-based GK104 cores and is supposed to win back the performance crown for NVIDIA.  But at nearly $1000, is it really worthwhile?


April 28th, 2012

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 Preview

As we’re posting this preview, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is likely just finishing up on stage, presenting the latest addition to NVIDIA’s GTX 600-series lineup: the GTX 690. It was high time that a GeForce-branded product became king of the hill and make no mistake about it: the GTX 690 is meant to absolutely trample [...]


April 19th, 2012

Gigabyte HD 7950 WindForce 3X & MSI HD 7950 Twin Frozr III Review

With AMD dropping the price of their HD 7900-series, the HD 7950 has come down to a very affordable $399 price point.  In this review we take a look at two competing cards from MSI and Gigabyte which incorporate higher clock speeds and custom cooling solutions but neither asks for a huge premium over a [...]


April 11th, 2012

MSI HD 7970 3GB Lightning Review

The HD 7970 may not be too high on enthusiasts’ radars these days but MSI is hoping the newest member of their  Lightning series will stand out from all of the other cards on the market.  It may have a steep price of $600 but its features are unique and the clock speeds are high [...]


April 9th, 2012

EVGA GeForce GTX 680 SC+ 2GB Review

EVGA’s new GTX 680 SC+ is looking to capitalize upon the popularity of NVIDIA’s latest creation and with a custom backplate alongside higher than reference clock speeds, it has a serious chance to capture a good portion of the high end market.  However, is a $30 premium for this card money well spent?


March 22nd, 2012

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB Review

NVIDIA’s Kepler  is finally here and after months of waiting, we finally get to see the first card with this new architecture:  the GTX 680.  The GTX 680 is based around a GK104 core and 2GB of GDDR5 memory but what really makes it stand out from the competition is NVIDIA new focus upon power [...]


March 4th, 2012

AMD Radeon HD 7870 & HD 7850 Review

With today’s release of the HD 7870 and HD 7850, AMD has achieved their goal of having a complete top to bottom desktop graphics card lineup based upon the new GCN architecture.  These two new entries into the lineup are meant to effectively bridge the gap between the high end and entry level markets.  With [...]


February 14th, 2012

AMD Radeon HD 7770 & HD 7750 Review

While many expected the next products to hit the market would be the HD 7800 series AMD is now launching  the $159 HD 7770 and $109 HD 7750.  Considering there’s been quite a bit of movement in this price range with the previous generation’s higher performance cards getting some noteworthy price cuts, the HD 7700 [...]


February 8th, 2012

Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB OC Review

The HD 7970 is currently one of the most popular cards around and Gigabyte has once again done their part to design a custom card that improves upon the reference design in nearly every way possible.  While their OC edition may not sport ultra high clock speeds, it more than makes up for this shortcoming [...]