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Subject: Graphics Cards | June 6, 2006 - 04:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Elite Bastards solves the riddle of hardware requirements for Half Life 2 - Episode 1. If you didn;t have to upgrade to play the main game, but did need it to use the newer features in Lost Coast, then you will probably want an upgrade.
Subject: Graphics Cards | June 6, 2006 - 01:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Hardware Zone did it. By reverting to an older driver, they managed to get 2 7950GXs running in SLI. Sure it might be a little bit of overkill, but if you can afford a 30" display, and have one of the current speediest CPUs, why let all that bandwidth go to waste, and get yourself a video system with 2 Gigs of VRAM.
Subject: Graphics Cards | June 5, 2006 - 12:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
nVIDIA's 7950 quad core setup has arrived, and everyones got one (except [H]). Start off with the experts at The Tech Report, as they show you the good and bad about this new release. It is a powerful card, but it seems nVIDIA doesn't want to sell it directly to home builders?
Don't forget our own review done by Ryan.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 31, 2006 - 06:04 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hardware Zone pits nVIDIA's GeForce 7900 GT against ATI's X1900 GT. Find out if it is capable of winning, or have they crippled the 7900 XT it is based on by too much for it to show up nVIDIA.
In a different test, Ryan puts the BFG 7900 GT OC against just about every new graphics on the planet.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 29, 2006 - 06:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ATI's X1600 Pro is available for under $100. It probably will not impress the hard core gamer with it's results, especially if you are used to anti-aliasing, but a casual gamer may well love it. It is a VIVO card that lets you output to TV's, so drop by [H]ard|OCP to see what else it can do.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 26, 2006 - 06:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP likes the idea of the idea of buying GeForce 7900's that come overclocked from the manufacturer. Of course, as many have discovered, this means there is an abnormal amount of casualties, as some manufacturers may have pushed the cards too far. Join them as they examine how the various companies have dealt with the issues that arise from the 7900 series.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 25, 2006 - 12:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report will fill you in on nVIDIA's 7900 series, from GT to GTX, and from 4 manufacturers, BFG, XFX, ASUS and BioStar. Check out the comparitive benchmarks, and other qualities like availability and price.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 25, 2006 - 11:44 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Calabasas, Calif., May 24, 2006 - Auravision, Inc., master licensor for Fatal1ty Brand Products, today announced a partnership with XFX (XFX), a worldwide leader in the manufacturer of NVIDIA based graphic cards. Under the agreement, Fatal1ty and XFX will collaborate on the design and technical specifications for a variety of graphics cards with a focus on the video gaming community.
"A graphics card is one of the most critical pieces of hardware that makes up a competitive gaming PC", says Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel. "XFX is the perfect partner to develop Fatal1ty bran
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 22, 2006 - 04:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Guru of 3D have updated their most popular tool, RivaTuner. Read more about this updated tool that allows low level overclocking of almost every video card available. If you already know and love it, the download location is here.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 19, 2006 - 06:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Zalman provides the perfect summer outfit for your graphics cards. Check out the review at Tweaknews, and see what all the hot VGAs are wearing.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 17, 2006 - 12:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
This is no battle of the titans, but the 2 mainstream cards that [H]ard|OCP pits against each other are more commonly bought than the ultra high end models. BFGTech's GeForce 7600 GT OC versus an ATI Radeon X1800 GTO, see who can claim victory.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 16, 2006 - 05:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ontario, Calif., May 3, 2006â€”XFX, a worldwide presence in the manufacture of nVIDIAÂ®-based graphics cards, today announced a partnership with Auravision, Inc., the master licensor for Fatal1ty Brand Products. Under the agreement, Fatal1ty will collaborate with XFX on the design and technical specifications of a series of graphics cards with a special focus on the needs of competitive PC video gamers. Future products will be designed for maximum performance and stability.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 15, 2006 - 02:49 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Think Computers has posted a dual review, both reivewing the new GPU/VGA waterblock from Corsair, and examining the effect of adding more components to an existing watercooling loop.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 12, 2006 - 04:52 PM | Jonathan Hung
Since posting videos of the PhysX PPU in action on FileShack, downloads for three of the four movies have exceeded 3.3 Tera Bytes. That's over 3.5 million MB of data transferred over 10 days. I'm not sure about you, but that's a lot of data!!
Check out the screen grabs below.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 11, 2006 - 08:00 AM | Jonathan Hung
Bit-tech has a dual review today of the Sapphire and Connnect 3D Radeon X1900XT video cards. They're affordable, but comes with a mixed bag of good and bad performance when compared to X1800, 7800GT and 7900GT cards.
"It is designed to compete head-to-head with NVIDIA's GeForce 7900 GT and is expected to fit into the very attractive sub-Â£250 market.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 10, 2006 - 06:43 PM | Joe White
LOS ANGELES and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — May 10, 2006 - AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, announced today at E3 that Kuju Entertainment is supporting the AGEIA PhysX processor in its upcoming Rail Simulator. Rail Simulator lets players take charge of steam, diesel and electric trains on real routes in the United Kingdom and Germany.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 10, 2006 - 06:35 PM | Joe White
Legion Hardware takes a look at the MSI GeForce 7600GS. With its $115 price tag, it looks to be a great value oriented card. Though it is a fair bit slower than the 7600GT, the $65 price difference is nothing to sneeze at. Is the card worth it? How much slower is it compared to the 7600GT?
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 5, 2006 - 06:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The AGP X1600Pro is a very inexpensive card, but is it one you should run out and purchase if you are running a card just reaching middle age? Legion Hardware compares it to an X700 Pro, to find out if it is a worthy upgrade.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 5, 2006 - 03:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Plasma is on it's way out and SEC is on it's way in, according to Auphan Online. The technology in a Surface-conduction Electron-emitter Display is like a CRT, but instead of an electron gun it uses surface conduction electron emitters to make the phosphur glow, allowing it to remain as thin as an LCD.
"First there was rear projection LCD, then DLP, then came Plasma. What's the next big TV technology just on the horizon?
Subject: Graphics Cards | April 25, 2006 - 02:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Make way for the X1900XTX 512MB, as reviewed at Overclockers Online. You will be paying over $600 for the video card, but bragging rights are included.