Sneaking a peek into Radeon's future ... and getting caught

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 9, 2009 - 05:36 PM |
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One of the most exciting things about the ypcoming Evergreen family is multiple monitor support and Nordic Hardware managed to get a glimpse at how the Radeon HD 5870 Six will do it.  As the implies, the 5870 six will support up to 6 displays at a time and its secret weapon will be familiar to Apple users, it will be the Mini DisplayPort
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Eyewear extravaganza

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 3, 2009 - 02:48 PM |
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Active shutter technology for glasses to enable 3D displays were covered earlier, when discussing the upcoming 3D TVs from Sony.  There is another way you can choose to display your content, with glasses that you cannot see through.  The Vuzix iWear AV920 glasses convince your eyes you are watching a virtual 65" screen. 

Source: 3DCenter

Trying to sneak in a last card

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 31, 2009 - 12:37 PM |
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The new Sapphire HD4850 X2 has beaten the next generation of cards by a matter of months, at a time when many enthusiasts are keeping their wallet closed and their eyes open for previews.  A pair of 1GB HD4850s sit on this single PCB card, with speeds of 1GHz for the GDDR3 and 650MHz for the two cores and it sports a Crossfire bridge so you can pick up a second card and have Quad-Crossfire.  The performance is solidly above a singl

The formula for success

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 27, 2009 - 04:38 PM |
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The battle for the best $100 video card is a tough one, and the champion is continually changing.  The various makers of the graphics cards are trying to fit the most features and the highest clocks possible without heading into the next market.  At $125+ you are essentially in a new market with yet other GPUs to war against.  One of the newer cards is ASUS take on the 4770, in this case called the EAH4

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The return of the $800+ graphics card

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 21, 2009 - 03:24 PM |
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You may remember a nVIDIA video card from a ways back, that was never released in any large number nor bought in any large amount as it was pushing $1000 and no matter the performance, it was simply too much for most to even consider buying.  Those days have returned, with the introduction of the BFG GeForce GTX 295 H2OC.  It is a limited edition card, it is heavily overclocked and it does have a high end self-contained liquid-cooling loop, but it is a

Source: Guru of 3D

AMD Juniper DX11 card shown in picture form

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 20, 2009 - 05:10 PM |
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These pictures were passed to us, obviously originally posted over at ChipHell, of the upcoming AMD DX11 graphics card, codenamed Juniper.  This is the mainstream offering while the Cyprus part will supposedly be the high end GPU of the Evergreen line.


Source: CHW

Quake Live will add subscription options, still free to play

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 19, 2009 - 03:12 PM |
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While we didn't get a chance to get the news up during the show, there were a couple of interesting news bits to come out of QuakeCon 2009 - not the least of which was word that the advertising-based business model for Quake Live was not panning out as well as hoped.  John Carmack, in his opening day keynote, stated as much:

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Introduction and Features

The massive influx of mid-range GPUs has made for a feeding frenzy by consumers looking for budget graphics solutions. Mid-range offerings from NVIDIA and ATI have completely saturated the market with sub-$100 graphics cards that can almost play Crysis Warhead at decent resolutions. Some video cards priced just over the $100 mark can easily play Crysis and other GPU-intensive games like Far Cry 2 and World in Conflict at higher resolutions too.

'Little people' GPU wrestling

Subject: Graphics Cards | August 18, 2009 - 12:45 PM |
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In one corner you have AMD's fast card, the $200 Radeon HD 4890 1GB and in the other corner a pair of
HD 4770s that together add up to $220
.  The pair of cards have access to more shaders, while the single card has better memory bandwidth making the contest look inter

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