Subject: Graphics Cards | February 8, 2008 - 10:29 AM | Ryan Shrout
According to Fudzilla CrossFire X will be allow users to combine Radeon HD 3850s, 3870s and even 3870 X2s for up to four GPUs in a single system. That means that you can pair your shiny new 3870 X2 with your previous HD 3850 and get SOME KIND of benefit out of it. How much is still unknown, but we'll be testing it soon enough.
Subject: Graphics Cards | February 6, 2008 - 02:53 PM | Ryan Shrout
Its possible that not only with the upcoming NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 will NVIDIA completely retake the performance crown, but these cards could also come out with 2GB of frame buffer!
Subject: Graphics Cards | February 5, 2008 - 01:45 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There may be a way to push your older style GTS or GTX beyond the performance we have seen with the new 8800GT. Techgage has tested two 3rd party coolers that might give you enough cooling to push the clock and memory speeds beyond that of the 8800GT. Read on to see how successful these coolers are.
Subject: Graphics Cards | February 5, 2008 - 12:31 PM | Ryan Shrout
The guys at Fudzilla are showing off some CrossFire X details today including driver availability in early March and they have an brief interview with AMD's Godfrey Cheng, AMD CrossFireX manager, that talks about DX9 and DX10 scaling ability.
Subject: Graphics Cards | February 4, 2008 - 07:03 PM | Ryan Shrout
Sure, when AGEIA was first seen on the um, scene, NVIDIA countered their claims of physics acceleration with their own partnership with Havok. Then, Intel bought Havok. Well, then, what's a graphics giant to do? If you're AMD apparently the answer is "pass" but if you're NVIDIA the answer is "buy the remaining physics software company".
Physics Still in Turmoil
NVIDIA just announced they are purchasing AGEIA. Has this been the plan for the PhysX provider all along or did the purchase of Havok by Intel push their hand? Come read our analysis of this surprise addition to today's news.
Come on Guys
Intel's Skulltrail hasn't been a secret, nor has its use of an nForce chip on motherboard to permit NVIDIA SLI a fact that has been kept close to the chest. However, we have some new information that is causing a stir for us: will Skulltrail work with 3-Way SLI from NVIDIA?
Subject: Graphics Cards | January 31, 2008 - 10:14 AM | Ryan Shrout
Now, we're not going to try to make an article out of a mound, or something like that, but these screen shots are pretty impressive. I've included one below but you should check out the teaser page for the upcoming 3DMark Vantage for a couple more.
Subject: Graphics Cards | January 28, 2008 - 01:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMD's response to the enthusiast has arrived with the 3870 X2, a pair of GPUs on a single card running at 825 MHz at the core and RAM doing 1.8 GHz. The card uses Crossfire invisibly, there is no set up to do, in fact you can't even see Crossfire as an option with one of these cards, so the set up is a breeze. It performs on par or better than nVIDIA's offerings, and you can expect to pay ~$500 when it becomes available. [H]ard|OCP even managed a fair overclock of 878Mhz a