Subject: Graphics Cards | November 27, 2006 - 07:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There's a brand new RivaTuner at Guru of 3D. If you have never used this tool, you should at least try it out, and if you are a fan, you've probably been holdign your breath for 97.xx and 6.11 support.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 24, 2006 - 04:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tweaktown has had problems this week, in specific a waterpump stopped and the GPU on a 7900GS got hot enough to melt the fasteners keeping it's waterblock on. On further examination it could have been worse, but they feel it might be a good idea to restore thermal management at the driver level, as a BSOD is probably better than a visit from the fire department.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 22, 2006 - 02:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The X1600 didn't match up to the nVidia 7600GT very favourably. HIS took the already increased GPU speed and pushed it up even further. HotHardware puts it onto the test bench to find out if they have managed to unseat nVidia's current best value card.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 17, 2006 - 02:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The X1650XT sounds good, at a suggested price of $149 and performance to equal the 7600GT. As [H]ard|OCP discovered though, it is very hard to find one of these cards for sale, and if you do manage to get one, then you will be paying more than $150.
Xbox 360 HD-DVD Player
Microsoft released their external HD-DVD drive for the Xbox 360 this week with a hidden surprise: it works on your PC!
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 15, 2006 - 04:38 PM | Ryan Shrout
Man, would I LOVE to do this...taking a flight on one of these Zero G flights into the atmosphere!!
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Subject: Graphics Cards | November 15, 2006 - 04:36 PM | Ryan Shrout
How about a free copy of Ghost Recon, City of Villians and Bet on Soldier? If you've been thinking about an AGEIA PhysX card it might be time to buy! You can find them in our pricing engine starting at $175!
AGEIA Technologies Launches 'Fall For PhysX' Game Bundle
Exclusive Program A Great Deal For Gamers Who Want To Test Drive PhysX Powered Games
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 13, 2006 - 04:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Get a little more with the ThermalTake TMG AT2, reviewed by techPowerUp!. While the performance gains may not be huge, dropping the fan noise from 65 to 51 dbA may be music to your ears.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 9, 2006 - 02:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ATI released a new revision of the X1900GT, something they have done for a lot of past cards as well. In this particular case, they lowered the core speed, while raising the memory's. Legion Hardware puts the 2 cards head to head, and shows what you can expect to see because of this change.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 8, 2006 - 04:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The amount of changes and improvements in this card can't really be described quickly, there are so many. The bottom line is simply this ... the only thing that can touch the 8800 is a pair of X1950XTX's in Crossfire, nothing else can come close to this cards overall performance. The Tech Zone is more than willing to tell you how nVIDIA accomplished this feat.
You should also read Ryan's review at the top of the page.