Graphics Cards

  • Turning Radeon X800 Pro Into XT Platinum

    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 FX5900 XT Golden Limited

    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.

  • NVIDIA NV45 Info

    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 GeForce 6800 Series Updates

    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

  • Albatron GeForce FX5700P Turbo Review

    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.

  • Radeon X800 Pro Voltage Mod

    A simple guide to VGPU mod your Radeon X800 Pro card using a pencil!

  • Nvidia 6800 Series Video Cards Are Almost There?

    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 Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM)

    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

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra (NV40) Review

    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.

  • Albatron GeForce FX5900XTV Review

    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 Personal Cinema FX 5700 Series

    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 Radeon 9550 Available Worldwide

    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

  • ASUS AX800 XT & AX800 PRO Cards

    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

  • PowerColor X800 PRO Assassin Edition

    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.

  • Gainward CoolFX Power-Pack! Ultra/2600 GS

    Gainward CoolFX Power-Pack! Ultra/2600 ” Golden Sample ” (GS) is based on the GeForce 6800 Ultra GPU water-cooled with Gainward watercooling kit known as the CoolFX.  It has a core frequency of 450Mhz and 256MB of GDDR3 memories clocked at 1200Mhz. The card has output of VGA and DVI and is recommended to retail at

  • Visiontek XTASY Radeon X800 Pro

    Hartford Computer Group today announced the immediate availability of its VisionTek XTASY RADEON X800 PRO graphics accelerator powered by the world’s fastest visual processor, ATI’s RADEON™ X800. VisionTek’s new card is expected to be available within days from Circuit City, CompUSA, Fry’s Electronics, Micro Center, and other outlets for VisionTek products. The VisionTek XTASY RADEON

  • ATi R420 Benchmarks

    The gaming and enthusiasts community are going crazy over the leaked Radeon X800 Pro and XT benchmarks. It seems like the ATi cards are fairly pretty well against the GeForce 6800 Ultra but Radeon X800 XT seems a little poor in price-performance aspect at this point of time. Interestingly, there is a switch provided by

  • Graphics Market Share Report

    Jon Peddie Research estimated that approximately 57.5 million PC graphics devices were shipped from eight suppliers in the first quarter of 2004, a 7.4 percent decline from the previous quarter and a 12.9 percent increase over the same period the previous year. The mobile graphics segment saw a 12.7 percent quarterly decline in shipments, but

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme

    The press samples of the ‘GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme’ that have just been shipped feature a 450MHz core but with the same 550MHz memory clock (1100MHz G-DDR3). It’s been suggested that only 200 or so pieces might make the grade as a ’6800 Ultra Extreme’ with its 450MHz clock. Gainward will almost certainly introduce both

  • Radeon X800XT Specs Update

    Codename R420 No. of Transistors 180M Model Number X800XT X800Pro Core Clock Speed 525Mhz 475Mhz Memory Clock 1.12Ghz 900Mhz Pipelines 16 12 Features 96-bit Precision, PS 2.0, 3Dc? Pricing $ 499 $ 399 Launch Date 4th May