XFX

March 17th, 2014

XFX R9 290 Double Dissipation Review

XFX’s R9 290 Double Dissipation may not be the fastest R9 290 on the block but it’s certainly one of the best looking.

February 19th, 2014

XFX Type 01 Bravo Case Review

XFX’s first case, the Type 01 Bravo is an interesting blend of unique design, basic features and a reasonable price.  But is this enough to put it ahead of the competition?

January 28th, 2014

XFX Radeon R9 290X Double Dissipation Review

XFX’s R9 290X Double Dissipation Edition aims to improve on AMD’s reference design in every way possible by providing excellent cooling and performance.

January 24th, 2012

XFX Kills Double Lifetime Warranty for New AMD Cards

With the introduction of AMD”s HD 7000-series, XFX has silently moved away from their Double Lifetime Warranty and has instead moved to a more basic coverage model. XFX has been known as a company that pushes the boundaries of both performance and customer support.  Their graphics cards were among the first to receive lifetime warranties [...]

April 24th, 2011

HD 6870 Roundup: Diamond, PowerColor, MSI, Sapphire & XFX

With high end and lower tiered cards being released to complete AMD’s full 6000-series lineup, many forget that the most popular market segment lies within the $175 and $225 price brackets.  Here, cards like the GTX 560 Ti and HD 6950 1GB reign supreme but the HD 6870 with its long list of pre overclocked [...]

November 4th, 2010

XFX Issues Fix for HD 6850 High Idle Fan Speed

XFX issues a BIOS fix after some users reported their HD 6850 cards running at 70% idle fan speed. As HD 6850 cards are flying off the store shelves, more and more users have started reporting that XFX’s version that sports a custom heatsink exhibits extremely high idle fan speeds.  This makes what should be [...]

August 11th, 2010

XFX Radeon HD 5770 1GB Single Slot Review

There are countless HD 5770 cards on the market these days but there has been very little to distinguish one from another.  XFX has decided to break with the pack and has released a single slot HD 5770 which should appeal to people looking for compact, well-heeled performance.  In this review, we see if it [...]

March 30th, 2010

XFX Gunning For Performance Crown with HD 5970 4GB Black Edition

On yesterday’s bombshell that XFX was pulling out of the high end NVIDIA GPU race, leaked mock ups of a redesigned XFX HD 5970 4GB Black Edition have surfaced. The new beast has adapted the stock cooler to take some unique design ques from a sub-machine gun as shown in the CGI drawing. The reports [...]

March 29th, 2010

XFX Jumps Off GTX 480 / GTX 470 Ship

XFX chooses to “skip” NVIDIA’s GTX 480 and GTX 470 in favor of ATI’s high-end cards.  Could still release budget conscious Fermi derivatives in the future. When NVIDIA launched the GTX 480 and GTX 470 on Friday of last week, we were bombarded by the usual influx of press releases from board partners announcing their Fermi-based cards.  There were two which were oddly absent; one of which [...]

March 19th, 2010

XFX Retail GTX480 & GTX 470 Cards Pictured

As a post in our forums showed yesterday, NVIDIA seems to be going ahead with its rather beefy looking heatpipe cooler solution for the GTX480. This morning EXPreview discovered a few shots of the XFX retail GTX 480 and GTX 470 cards, the latter of which uses a fairly standard looking dual slot cooler. The [...]