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NVIDIA Speaks Out About Vista Support

NVIDIA has been catching a lot of flack for their minimal driver support under the newly released Windows Vista OS. We sat down with the VP of Software Engineering to get some insight on what is causing the delays and what you can expect for future driver revisions.

Details emerge on ATI's R600 series

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 6, 2007 - 12:20 PM |
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The Inquirer has done a little sniffing around in the R600 driver, and have found 4 device names, referred to in the driver as DEV_9400, 9401, 9402 and 9403.  Since ATI isn't saying anything about the upcoming names, it is guessing time and if you guess XTX, XT, PRO and GT you agree with the fellows at The Inq.  Another guessing game comes from the quote below, Quad Crossfire or multiple memory devices? 

Source: The Inquirer

More power per penny

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 2, 2007 - 02:52 PM |
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HotHardware reviews the Sapphire X1950 XTX, ATI's current flagship card, and direct competitor with the GeForce 7900 GTX.  Unfortunately, they have no card that can take on the 8800 series, but this card offers a different advantage.  It is priced about $200 below the 7900GTX, and is a better performer, especially if you decide to go for Crossfire.

Source: HotHardware

NVIDIA Updates Vista Drivers with 100.59

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 1, 2007 - 11:17 AM |
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Late last night NVIDIA released an updated version of their GeForce 8800 Vista drivers, up to 100.59.  This version adds SLI support, but ONLY for GeForce 8-series cards. 

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Just in time processing

Subject: Graphics Cards | January 30, 2007 - 12:42 PM |
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Tweaktown has a review of the new Catalyst 7.1 that was released just in time for Vista.  With support for Blu-ray, HD DVD and enabling Crossfire, it will let you take advantage of new features in Vista as well as let you do everything you could in XP.  Read on to find out if it can overcome the performance hit that games take in Vista.

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Introduction

Windows Vista is officially unveiled to the consumer today and we wanted to get some information for our readers on gaming performance in the new OS. Should enthusiast gamers start looking for a new copy of Vista or hold off for some more driver development?

OVERCLOCKED VERSION OF THE BFG NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GTX 768MB WATER COOLED EDITION

Subject: Graphics Cards | January 29, 2007 - 11:41 AM |
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Lake Forest, IL — (January 29, 2007) — BFG Technologies®, Inc., the leading North American and European NVIDIA supplier of advanced 3D graphics cards, motherboards, power supplies and other PC enthusiast products, announced today the BFG NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTX OC™ 768MB Water Cooled Edition PCI Express™  graphics card.

Announcing the CoolViva Pro

Subject: Graphics Cards | January 26, 2007 - 11:49 AM |
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CoolViva Pro's pure copper base and 3 heat pipes effectively draws heat from your GPU and direct them to the Aluminum Heat sink.

What to buy when you can't afford the 8800

Subject: Graphics Cards | January 25, 2007 - 05:26 PM |
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For under $300 you can get the EVGA e-GeForce 7950 GT KO, a card with power, albeit not as powerful as the 8800s or the X1950 XTX.  HotHardware has posted a review of this card, running by it's lonesome as well as in SLI, so head over and check it out.  There is one warning though, this is not a DX10 card, so those planning to upgrade to Vista may want to skip out on the card.

Source: HotHardware

ATI's new tricks, the X2300 and R680

Subject: Graphics Cards | January 22, 2007 - 01:20 PM |
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ASUS has just released the A8Jr notebook, based on the Radeon X2300.  It is build to run Intel Core 2 Duo Processors on the 945PM Express Chipset.  It will be powerful enough to handle Vista's Aero interface, if you are planning on switching to Vista, and is indeed the first to utilize the mobile Radeon X2300.

Source: ASUS