FERMI

December 7th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Review

After launching their GTX 580, many expected the rest of 2010 to be relatively quiet for NVIDIA.  However, other plans were brewing in the form of the GTX 570; a $350 graphics cards with enough rendering horsepower to go head to head with the GTX 480.  This could seriously shake up the market and put [...]

November 9th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Review

Rumors aplenty have been swirling about AMD’s new HD 5900 series but NVIDIA hasn’t been sitting on their laurels either.  In order to preempt the release of AMD’s upcoming flagship products, a new GeForce branded card is being introduced today.  Dubbed the GTX 580, it uses a newly tweaked GF110 core along with higher clock [...]

October 11th, 2010

ASUS GeForce GT 430 1GB Review

For a long time now, NVIDIA has counted on their GT 220 to compete against the HD 5550 and HD 5570 in the sub-$99 market.  It was thoroughly outclassed by ATI’s products but now NVIDIA is introducing a Fermi-based card into the $80 price point:  the GT 430.  This new product looks to have all [...]

September 22nd, 2010

NVIDIA Reveals Fermi’s Successor

At the NVIDIA hosted GTC (GPU Technology Conference) 2010 event, NVIDIA didn’t have a fake GTX 480 to display this time, however they did reveal their intended roadmap for graphics cards. According to the companies plans, Fermi’s successor will be Kepler and will be based on the 28nm manufacturing process. While estimates of performance are [...]

July 27th, 2010

NVIDIA Launches Fermi-Class Quadro Graphics Cards

NVIDIA today launched the era of the ‘computational visualization workstation’ for designers, engineers, researchers and animators by introducing its Quadro graphics processing units (GPUs) based on NVIDIA Fermi architecture, and by also introducing the new NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro solution. The new Quadro GPUs deliver performance that is up to five times faster for 3D [...]

July 11th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB & GTX 460 768MB Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series have so far been met with a mix of rave reviews and harsh criticism but with the introduction of the GF104 core, a new leaf in Fermi’s history could be turning.  The first two cards using this new core are the GTX 460 1GB and GTX 460 768MB which both target the [...]

June 4th, 2010

Galaxy Out to Impress at Computex; Dual-GPU Fermi and More

It seems that Galaxy agrees with the mandate of Captain Jean Luc Picard, as they have boldly gone where no GPU manufacturer has gone before at this year’s iteration of Computex. First on the list of shockers is the beautiful prototype pictured to the right, dubbed the GTX 470 Dual, which combines two GF100′s on [...]

May 25th, 2010

Nvidia Introduces GeForce GTX 480m, the World’s Fastest Notebook GPU

DX11 fans now have a choice in the mobile GPU market, as Nvidia has officially released information on their new Fermi mobile GPU, dubbed the GTX 480 Nvidia PR Rep Brian Burke notified HWC earlier today that Nvidia had introduced their new mobile graphics kingpin on the Nvidia blog. States Mr. Burke: “The GeForce GTX [...]

May 6th, 2010

Galaxy GTX470 GC Edition Card Launched

Almost as inevitable as the rising of the sun, the non-reference GTX400 series cards will start showing up in the market. First on the list however is Galaxy with their GC edition GTX470. First to note beyond the almost industrial look of this Fermi card is the fact it comes up a little shorter, length [...]

April 14th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 SLI Review

With NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 470 cards slowly marching towards broad availability, more and more consumers are looking for the possibility of pairing up two of these cards for a somewhat affordable DX11 SLI system.  In this review we take a look at the performance offered by a pair of these cards and how they compare [...]