VR-Zone had the chance to meet up with ATi’s President & CEO, David E. Orton and he shared with the press his views on PCI Express, chipsets and the roadmap of ATi. More details inside.
NVIDIA’s nStant Media is a new dedicated multimedia software that gives users quick, easy access to digital content on notebook PCs without having to power-on the notebook. Some of the key features of the software is mentioned as follows. One-touch access to digital entertainment such as DVDs, digitial photos, MP3s and other audio files. Software
Gigabyte has demonstrated a PCI Express based ATi R423 card running at their booth over at Computex. Interestingly, it is an R423 XT card running at a core clock of 500Mhz and memory clock of 1120Mhz. There won’t be any Pro version of the R423 card like the current X800 Pro that contains 12 pipelines
An NVIDIA NV45 Ultra card was spotted at Computex today with core clock running at 350Mhz and memory clock at 1Ghz. The core clock should be higher than 350Mhz when launched and the memory used is 2ns Samsung GDDR3. The whole architecture is similar to the NV40 but it has PCI Express interface through the
We have taken a look at the first retail Radeon X800 Pro card from ATi themselves. Check out how it match up against the 9800XT and FX5950 Ultra cards and its overclocking potential as well.
ATI will showcase its first 0.11-micron graphics chip, the Radeon X300 (RV370) and Radeon X600 (RV380) on June 3 at Computex Taipei including the Radeon X800. The Radeon X300 chips aim at the entry-level card market with prices below US$ 100. ATi is expected to complete tape-out of its next-generation VGA chips, using a 90nm
This should be the best mod of all this season, that is, to turn an X800 Pro into an XT Platinum by enabling the remaining 4 pipelines (one quad block). So far a few guys have managed to mod it successfully but many still don’t. However, there should be a reason for ATi to lock
Prolink PixelView GeForce FX5900XT Golden Limited edition comes with the 2nd gen. Plasma Display Fan ( PDF II) that sports blue LCD display and LEDs for monitoring of temperature and fan speed. It is clocked at 390Mhz core with 128MB of GDDR memory clocked at 700Mhz.
NV45 is a native PCI Express chip but is essentially the same technology as the NV40. NV45 was sampled in February and in April was supposed to be in production and NVIDIA might introduce this chip after Computex. The memory clock is similar to GeForce Ultra 6800 at 1100Mhz but core clock should be higher.
NVIDIA held a conference call for members of the press this morning. Apart from downplaying of ATi R420 architecture at the first half of the presentation slides, here are some latest updates on the GeForce 6800 GPUs : GeForce 6800 Ultra and 6800 are shipping now. GeForce 6800 GT soon. Shader Model 3.0 provides Full
The Albatron GeForce FX5700P Turbo is a card with standard FX5700 GPU, nicer PCB, and better memory. A similar formula to that of Albatron’s first hit video card, the Ti4200P Medusa, a card that used the memory and PCB of a Ti 4600, but with a Ti4200 GPU.
A simple guide to VGPU mod your Radeon X800 Pro card using a pencil!
According to a Japanese site, PCwatch, Albatron FX 6800 series (Ultra, GT and NU) will be available soon in the retail stores. Some retail stores have been taking pre-orders apparently. The prices for the cards are as followed: 6800U: 72000 Yen (USD$ 631, SGD$ 1090) 6800GT:58000 Yen (USD$ 508, SGD$ 878) 6800:46000 Yen (USD$ 403,
NVIDIA today announced the the Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) for notebooks, the result of a joint design effort with the industry’s leading notebook manufacturers. The upcoming GeForce 6 Go Series GPU will be based on native PCI Express interface is set to launch in second half of this year and will come in conjunction
NV40 has twice the geometry processing power, 4 to 8 times the FP32 pixel shading power, 4 times the occlusion culling performance, 4 times shadow processing power, ~2 times frame buffer bandwidth of the NV38. VR-Zone put the GeForce 6800 Ultra through a series of performance and overclocking tests.
We’ll be looking at a retail version of the GeForce FX 5900XT, produced by Albatron and dubbed the Albatron FX5900XTV. We’ll compare it to ATI’s lead mid-ranged video card, the Radeon 9600XT. Let’s take a closer look at the FX5900XTV, and see how well it does when matched up against the Radeon 9600XT.
NVIDIA today announced that NVIDIA Personal Cinema™ FX 5700 series is now shipping. The newest product addition to the NVIDIA Personal Cinema product family provides consumers with an easy and affordable way to transform their desktop PCs into digital entertainment centres by combining full digital video recorder (DVR) functionality and video editing software with the
ATI will start shipping its Radeon 9550 graphics cards orginally meant for the China market to include other markets such as Europe and North America due to satisfactory uptake in China. The Radeon 9550 card will probably be priced around US$ 80. The release of the Radeon 9550 cards to other markets might affect sales
ASUSTeK today introduced the ASUS AX800 graphics card series, which delivers the most powerful visual processing capability to date. It also incorporated unique features found only in ASUS solutions to enhance the overall graphics and computing experience. The ASUS AX800 series includes two models, the AX800 XT and AX800 PRO. The AX800 XT supports 520MHz
Tul introduced the latest PowerColor X800 PRO based on the ATi Radeon X800 PRO VPU clocked at 475/450Mhz. The card is bundled with latest DX game called the Hitman : Contracts (Retail price at US$ 49.9) and the Cyberlink DVD solutions. The suggested retail price is US$ 449.