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The MSI Fuzion Motherboard

The MSI Big Bang Fuzion motherboard combines a lot of features into a single motherboard including support for Intel's Lynnfield and Clarkdale processors and a lot of headroom and options for overclocking. Of course the stand out feature of the board is support for Lucid's HYDRA multi-GPU technology but can it possibly live up to the hype that has been building for years?

Sapphire's HD 5850 Toxic Edition: Poison or poultice?

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 19, 2010 - 11:43 AM |
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Usually, but not always, the decision to buy a factory overclocked graphics card comes down to the math.  A regular Sapphire HD 5850 can be had for $309 while the new Sapphire HD 5850 Toxic Edition will run you $339.  It costs you almost 10% extra to buy an extra 5-10% performance inc

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VIA Demos Dual GPU S3 Graphics Card at Digital Signage Expo 2010

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 18, 2010 - 10:59 AM |
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Taipei, Taiwan, 18 February 2010 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced its participation at Digital Signage Expo 2010, Feb. 24 - 25, Las Vegas.

Catalyst 10.2 arrives

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 17, 2010 - 02:55 PM |
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The aforementioned update from AMD to their Catalyst Driver series has arrived.  You can grab the 10.2 release from the game.amd.com site.  If you are using CrossfireX you owe it to yourself to upgrade as soon as possible to take advantage of the new power saving options, CrossFireX EyeFinity support

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The reason for the excitement about an AMD graphics driver update

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 17, 2010 - 11:32 AM |
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There was a time when new graphics driver releases were fairly big news, with major changes happening in each release.  Now that both major players are on a 'one a month' plan, things have settled down into a more incremental style of change, with not much happening between one release and the next.  The soon to be released Catalyst 10.2 driver is changing that with major changes to how Crossfire systems will operate, including support for EyeFinity as well
as other changes that might not be so noticeable

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Catalyst 10.2 is available today

AMD is releasing a new Catalyst 10.2 driver today with some very notable changes in both architecture and features. They are also sharing details on the upcoming 10.3 driver that will dramatically change how the world of Eyefinity works for users lucky enough to be sitting in front of a set of monitors.

ASUS EAH 5750 Formula - Mr. Fancy Pants Edition

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 16, 2010 - 11:43 AM |
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The heatsink on this $140 ASUS 5750
Formula
is pretty stylish for this level of graphics card, but the big question for everyone who doesn't own an acrylic case is what the cooling performance is like.  ASUS claims a 13% increase in cooling ability thanks to the cooler and they also redesigned the PCB in part to put on a standard 15 pin VGA connector and dropping the DisplayPort.  Since there is a good chance that this card is either

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AMD populates the low end of the GPU scale

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 11, 2010 - 11:41 AM |
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If you caught the live PC Perspective Podcast last night
you heard that none of the PC Perspective crew were terribly impressed with either the Radeon HD 5450 and HD 5570.  Both lack the power to play games better than any newer cards apart from the GT210 or GT220, even if they do support DX11.  You can add to that point with the array of other AMD graphics cards available for as little as $20.  As HTPC cards, they both excel, especially the HD5450 and its passive cooling system.  You can also consider this a very cheap way to add multiple monitor support to a system that

Steam Hardware Survey: DX10 near 50% and Quad-cores on the rise

Subject: Graphics Cards | February 10, 2010 - 05:52 PM |
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The monthly Steam Hardware Survey is almost like a staple in the PC gaming world as it gives us a snapshot of what the millions of people that use the PC gaming platform are using in their gaming rigs.  I know that most of the time we are focused on high-end technology like $400+ GPUs but it is always nice to get a taste of reality with these types of statistics and information.  What does the January version of this data tell us?

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AMD Completes the DX11 Spread

AMD has released a pair of new low cost GPUs that support DX11 and Eyefinity while offering a robust feature set for home theater PCs including loss-less Blu-ray audio and half-height card designs. Can the new Radeon HD 5570 and HD 5450 best the currently available GeForce 210/220/240 cards and complete the DX11 sweep that AMD has been gunning for?