Manufacturer: General

A quick lineup comparison

After publishing our look at the new GeForce GTX 460 we had several requests for an article that quickly compared the relevant NVIDIA and AMD options from top to bottom for the enthusiast PC gamer.

Release 256 Drivers Are Back with Even More Goodness

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 12, 2010 - 03:16 PM |

Not long ago we introduced the first Release 256 driver, packed with new features and performance. Today we announced yet another driver from our Release 256* family of drivers, version 258.96, which brings even more goodness to the gaming community. Version 258.96 is going through WHQL certification now, and we expect the certified version to be available within a week.

The version 258.96 driver brings WHQL support for 3D Vision Surround technology - this immersive 3-monitor experience for 3D. It's winning the hearts of press and gamers alike.

Source: NVIDIA

The GTX 460 aims for the value crown

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 12, 2010 - 12:42 PM |

Even setting aside the wide variety of overclocked versions of the GTX 460 there is still a choice between two models, a 768MB version that is pegged for $199 and a 1GB model that should sell around $229,

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Galaxy ships new GeForce GTX 460 graphics series with industry first detachable fan

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 12, 2010 - 12:01 PM |

Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong July 12th, 2010 - Galaxy Microsystems Ltd. a leading global manufacturer of graphics accelerators, today announced the immediate availability of the new Galaxy GTX 460 series of graphics cards featuring the industry’s first detachable fan cooling technology and DirectX 11 support for today’s hottest games.

“Our new Galaxy GTX 460 graphics cards offer out of this world realism and performance at a price that is simply amazing.” said Shane Vance, US Sales for Galaxy.

ECS launches Black GTX 460 graphics card family for performance-desired gamers

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 12, 2010 - 11:45 AM |

Taipei, Taiwan, July, 2010 – With innovative products that span multiple target markets, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system, and notebook manufacturer, launches the latest Black GTX 460 graphics card family with unbelievable overclocking capabilities and unmatched gaming performance to meet the requirements from critical gamers.

Unbelievable Overclocking Capabilities

Source: ECS
Manufacturer: NVIDIA

More than just a shrink

NVIDIA has been attempt to gain ground back from AMD in the enthusiast PC gaming space since the Radeon 5000-series really put them on their heels. The release of the GTX 480/470/465 cards were one step in the right directions and the release of NVIDIA Surround was another. The new GTX 460 introduces the first new GPU redesign with the GF104 and offers top value for your $199. I think a lot of gamers are going to fall for this card!

ASUS ARES - a true double helping of HD5870

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 7, 2010 - 01:50 PM |

At 11" long, 5" wide and $1200 in the hole, there are not going to be many that can bring this card home, but those who do are picking up something special.

Manufacturer: Asus

Design and Specifications

The ASUS ARES is one of those things of legend; a card that is worth its weight in gold and actually costs just about as much. If you thought the days of the $1000+ graphics card were over, then you were wrong and ASUS would like you see one of the limited edition ARES cards that matches a pair of true HD 5870s with 4GB of memory to create the fastest single graphics card we have ever tested.

Has AMD birthed a successful Catalyst driver?

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 5, 2010 - 02:31 PM |

[H]ard|OCP pointed out that the might HD58xx series is now nine months old and they've decided to see just what has happened in the time between Catalyst 9.10 WHQL and Catalyst 10.6 WHQL.  Starting out with raw performance numbers their tests revealed an interesting fact, while performance did increase a little it generally produced about the same numbers as the original driver.  Do not draw the wrong conclusion from that as the small change is a good indicator that

Source: [H]ard|OCP

NASCAR Fans: Watch Coke Zero 400 in 3D with 3D Vision!

Subject: Graphics Cards | July 3, 2010 - 11:06 AM |

Looking for something to do tonight that might impress your friends?  Want to make sure your investment in 3D hardware, whether it be a TV or even an NVIDIA 3D Vision setup, is getting all the exercise it can?  Well tonight at 8pm ET the Daytona night race, the Coke Zero 400, will be broadcasts from DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner will be available in 3D.  It will also be streaming online with RaceBuddy at for those of you with 3D-ready PCs.