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Subject: Graphics Cards | October 5, 2009 - 02:35 AM | Ryan Shrout
This news has been building for a long time - we first saw word that GPU-accelerated Flash video was coming back in June at Computex. Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 will take advantage of the GPU to accelerate not just video but all Flash applications. This could be, in my mind, the killer feature that finally pushes GPU computing into the mainstream. Netbooks and nettops based on the NVIDIA ION chipset will now have a significant performance advantage over vanilla Intel-based netbooks in a widely used and important applic
Subject: Graphics Cards | October 2, 2009 - 01:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MSI wants you to get the most out of your motherboard so they have stuck an afterburner on it. You won't have to worry about your fuel-air mix as it is all software but you will have a new way to overclock your graphics card. The hardware monitoring interface is rather attractive and having various overclocking profiles available at the touch of a key is rather handy. Does it have a shot at unseating the king of GPU OC tools, RivaTuner? Read on at the Guru of 3D and find out.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 30, 2009 - 02:46 PM | Ryan Shrout
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 28, 2009 - 01:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you are patiently awaiting the arrival of the HD5890 and its ability to provide 3D accelerated graphics on 3 LCDs screens and are passing the time by watching other people play then Guru3D is the place to be. Of course they try flight simulators and racing games, but the FPS and strategy games also get a look in their review. Head over and see of you can break their bandwidth streaming all the videos.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 24, 2009 - 11:34 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[City of Industry, CA] As top computer gamers are demanding only the very best hardware, all manufacturers in the industry are constantly striving for the efficiency and performance to fulfill these needs. In order to adequately cater to these ever increasing performance demands, MSI - the leading graphics cards and mainboard manufacturer - has joined forces with the renowned graphics chip manufacturer AMD and today officially launched the next generation MSI R5800 series graphics cards.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 02:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, September 23, 2009 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd., a
leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to
launch the latest addition to its selection of premium graphics cards.GIGABYTE's GV-R587D5-1GD-B and GV-R585D5-1GD-B are built using ATI RadeonTM
HD 5800 Series GPUs which are based on 40nm process and advanced
GDDR5 memory technology.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 02:41 PM | Ryan Shrout
Earlier today Caustic Graphics passed us this new video that demonstrates its hardware and software combination running a real-time global illumination demo inside of 3dsMax.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMD is once again at the top of the silicon hill with the release of the fully DX11 compliant HD5870; yours for only $379! This single GPU card does more than just beat the GTX285 at the same price point, it can use EyeFinity! This will let you turn three LCD monitors into one virtual monitor with an odd resolution, for
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 01:49 PM | Ryan Shrout
While Larrabee information is still incredibly sparse just months from 2010 (the still purported release date of Larrabee), during Renee James' keynote today she demonstrated a couple of new examples of Larrabee at work.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 22, 2009 - 07:15 PM | Ryan Shrout
I know that a lot of you are very eager to get all the information you can about AMD's upcoming graphics card as well as the AMD Eyefinity multi-monitor gaming technology. Well as I was sitting here this evening, I decided to share some of the videos I had been creating for our upcoming review since they are no longer under NDA.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 21, 2009 - 02:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The AGP slot has some serious staying power and the folks at VisionTek have ensured that it will stay around in old systems sitting around chugging on Distributed Computing projects and in low heat and noise situations like streaming video and recipe websites in the kitchen. VisionTek has managed to convert an HD3650 into an AGP card, and while the AGP bus is inherently slower than PCI Express, the sheer power of the new DX10.1 card blows away the old competition. Bring some life back to an old system with some help
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 15, 2009 - 03:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MSI's Lightning series of overclocked graphics cards have garnered a large following thanks to the ease in which you can install a card that is already proven to run at higher than stock frequencies. Their newest is a 275GTX Lightning with its GPU pushed up 67MHz and 1792MB of memory clocked 32MHz higher than stock. In [H]ard|OCP's testing this equated to
some rather nice performance, the problem came with MSI's MRSP which is in the range of the superior 285GTX. Still the card i
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 14, 2009 - 05:53 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
On August 31st 2009, AMD reached a new software development milestone – the world's first Microsoft WHQL certificated graphics driver for DirectX 11 and DirectCompute 11.
AMD's DirectX 11 WHQL certified graphics driver delivers support for all of the key DirectX 11 level features required for new gaming experiences and acceleration of next generation high performance applications:
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 10, 2009 - 04:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 10, 2009 - 01:13 PM | Ryan Shrout
A card with 6 DisplayPort outputs on a single card.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 9, 2009 - 05:36 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
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
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 3, 2009 - 02:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
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.
Subject: Graphics Cards | September 1, 2009 - 11:25 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: Graphics Cards | August 31, 2009 - 12:37 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
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
Subject: Graphics Cards | August 27, 2009 - 04:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
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