So, after all the guesses, it seems to be true: Intel will continue its rapid integrated 3-D graphics improvement into Haswell generation , with more GT3 options across both desktop and mobile – including UltraBook – markets. Further cause for Nvidia to worry on the entry level discrete segment…
Earlier this month we reviewed the (paper launched) reference AMD Radeon HD 7850, which shares the same PCB as the higher end HD 7870. Back then we also felt that the stock performance was lackluster and our review sample had almost zero overclockability. Coming to stores next week, ASUS's custom pre-overclocked HD7850 offering actually punches above its weight and
After AMD released its Catalyst beta drivers for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, we didn’t have to wait on NVIDIA for too long: the company added Windows 8 to its regular driver update portfolio.
With the GTX 680 now getting all the attention at the top end from the green team as it nears launch, to help deal with the clearing of current inventories there appears to be a noticable price drop taking place on the current flagship GF110-based GTX 580.
It can't be easy being a tier three graphics card maker, but AFOX out of Hong Kong showed off a custom made Radeon HD 7850 card at CeBIT. The card is the first single slot Radeon HD 7850 card we've seen so far and despite this, AFOX has managed to squeeze in four display connectors.
If you need to crack somebody’s password, there’s no better piece of hardware than a graphics cards. ElcomSoft is a well known security firm with government and private clients… and have just announced the switch to OpenCL.
There is no doubt about it, the hottest news coming from the Game Developer Conference are what game developers think of Kepler, i.e. GK104 and GK107 chips. The GK104 will take shape as the GTX 680.
"What if I have about US$5000 to spend – Could I have a true 8-core/16-thread CPU in a small form factor setup without compromising on storage, thermals or online gaming prowess?" Well, we show that we can!
One of the most frustrating things when you're at a trade show isn't the crowds, the noise of even the bad lighting when you're trying to take pictures, but actually the Perspex used to cover the hardware, so apologies for the fairly poor pictures of Sapphire's otherwise utterly and totally over the top graphics cards.
NVIDIA's much anticipated GK104 release is finally impending and we have specifications and details for the first SKU – GeForce GTX 680.
Amongst the mass of AIBs that handed out press releases marketing their new HD 7800 series graphics cards following AMD's official launch earlier today, ASUS released new HD 7850 and HD 7870 models that are worthy of mentioning in their own right as they steer away from the reference oriented mass.
Coming in at US$249 and US$349, the AMD Radeon 'Pitcairn' HD 7870/7850 fills the gap in the middle of the increasingly crowded Southern Islands family. If you are on a specific budget and not looking for absolute performance and don't want to wait for the impending arrival of Nvidia's Kepler to apply performance and price
The tropical island adventure continues, this time with Pitcairn – after addressing both the high end and the "mainstream" with the HD7900 and HD7700 series respectively, AMD now goes for the sweet spot in-between with the HD7800…
A specifications slide for AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 7800 series has been leaked by a Japanese website. The Pitcairn chip effectively doubles up on Cape Verde, featuring 1280 SP in 20 CU, 80 TMU, 256-bit 2GB memory and 32 ROP. Transistor count also nearly doubles to 2.8 billion.
Not content with leaking PCB drawings, a poster at chinese forum Chiphell has now leaked a live picture of GK104's PCB. The actual PCB is largely reminiscent of the leaked diagrams, and also fills in the missing blanks with a die shot and memory modules.
Chinese websites have leaked a partial PCB drawing for NVIDIA's upcoming GK104 based graphics card, accompanied by pictures of a novel power connector solution.
On the week starting March 20th, NVIDIA will unveil GeForce products based on the Kepler GPU architecture. We got our hands on a board and saw very interesting solutions…
There are conflicting reports about Haswell graphics speedup above the Ivy Bridge one, which one may turn true?
NVIDIA has just released the first WHQL'd R295 series driver for GeForce graphics cards, 295.73 and with it comes some bold promises in terms of performance improvements in various popular game titles.
A pre-order listing for PowerColor's beefed up Radeon HD 7970 LCS Ed. graphics card has appeared on a UK website with an also beefed up price tag of £599.99.