GTX 690

April 23rd, 2013

AMD Radeon HD 7990 6GB Review; Malta Arrives

AMD’s HD 7990 has been rumored for more than a year but now it’s finally here.  With it, we get a pair of Tahiti XT cores, 6GB of memory and an insanely quiet heatsink all wrapped into a $999 card that’s supposed to go head to head against NVIDIA’s GTX 690.

January 30th, 2013

GeForce 313.95 Beta Drivers Now Availalbe

The newest set of GeForce beta drivers have hit the web and they’re full of performance improvements for single and SLI equipped systems.  The big thing here is the optimizations included for the Crysis 3 Open Beta; the 313.95 driver improves multi-GPU performance by up to 35% over the current 310.90 WHQL driver and ensures maximum [...]

September 10th, 2012

Arctic Announces Massive Accelero Twin Turbo 690

For those who think the $1000 GTX 690’s heatsink isn’t enough, Arctic has announced their new Accelero Twin Turbo 690.   Sporting two massive, yet quiet 120mm fans, ten heatpipes and 86 dense aluminum fins, the Twin Turbo 690 can disperse up to 400W of heat.  As a result, it is supposed to shave off 12°C [...]

May 11th, 2012

EVGA Releases LED Controller Utility for GTX 690

EVGA today released a utility that allows the “GeForce GTX” logo on the side of the EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to be customized. According to EVGA’s Jacob Freeman, users can manually increase or decrease the brightness, or, when paired with EVGA Precision X, have the LED light increase or decrease based on GPU utilization, GPU [...]

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?

May 2nd, 2012

Reminder: GTX 690 Review LIVE Tomorrow @ 9AM EST / 6AM PST

This is a friendly reminder to our readers that the launch time for the GTX 690 IS NOT the typical midnight affair we’re used to. As was discussed in our original preview, we will be publishing our review tomorrow morning @ 9AM EST / 6AM PST, to coincide with NVIDIA’s official GTX 690 launch timeframe. [...]

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 18th, 2012

NVIDIA Posts Teaser of Upcoming Graphics Card

In a world of social media obsession, it shouldn’t be a surprise that NVIDIA chose Facebook to air the first pictures of an upcoming graphics card whose title and market position will remain unknown…for now.  Earlier today, we were tipped off by a number of eager beavers…errr….members about a post NVIDIA made to their official [...]