ATI Respins its X800 Line
ATI has a new winter line-up that includes the X850 XT and the X800 XL -- you might be surprised by which one we like the most!
Introduction - What is SLI?
We take a look at NVIDIA's SLI technology and see what performance gains you get on a host of different games.
Subject: Graphics Cards | December 2, 2004 - 09:34 AM | Jonathan Hung
Some interesting news from NVIDIA and Intel today. Intel will be bundling GeForce 6600GT video cards with their PCI Express motherboards until December 31. The following products qualify:
- Intel Desktop Board D925XCV/BC family
- Intel Desktop Board D925XECV2/BV2 family
- Intel Desktop Board D915PBL/CY/CM family
Holiday upgrading just got a lot more interesting.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 24, 2004 - 08:36 AM | Chris Wiles
Not so much a review of a specific card, but rather an in-depth discussion on the merics of SLI technology. A very well written first piece to complement your next graphics purchasing decision.
Introduction and Testing Half-Life 2
With HL2 finally available, we spent 14 hours testing it with 9 GPUs and 4 demos to bring you a thorough look into performance on this new, best selling game.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 16, 2004 - 11:29 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The PCI Express version of this card has been out for a few weeks, but the AGP version has finally also been released. This card seems to be NVidia's successor to the low priced GeForce4 Ti 4200, with a fairly impressive performance boost, of course. If jumping into PCI Express isn't in your plans, but a new videocard is, NVidia may have your answer.
Introduction and Reference Card
NVIDIA finally responds to our requests for a 6600GT card for the AGP market!
Introduction and Card Layout
Asus delivers a 6800 Ultra card with a single slot cooler that may be the last, best AGP card we ever see.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 10, 2004 - 09:00 AM | Ryan Shrout
This marks the final step for the world as we prepare for the release of NVIDIA's SLI technology. By the end of next week, the full story will be out and ready on the web as motherboard vendors and graphics card vendors are shipping out their samples to editors and to the system vendors. This certification program will give buyers a quick way to tell if the hardware they are buying is going to work with the SLI setup they might be building. Below are the logos you'll find; "SLI-ready" for systems, motherboards and video cards that support SLI and "SLI" to be used only on c
Subject: Graphics Cards | October 26, 2004 - 11:28 PM | Ryan Shrout
The arguments FOR SLI technology are beginning to build up as we get more and more bits of information like this. While a new high in 3DMark05 by itself is nothing to get excited about, this is good news for hardcore gamers. (Note: the Asus page seems to be down right now, so the images aren't working at the moment!)
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