GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

NVIDIA GeForce GeForce GTX 980 Maxwell Video Card Review

NVIDIA Maxwell Brings GeForce GTX 980 Earlier this year NVIDIA gave us our first look at the Maxwell GPU architecture with the release of the GeForce GTX 750 Ti video card. We were thoroughly impressed by the little card and have been waiting for more than half a year for the ‘larger’ GPU cores to …more

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Sapphire DualX R9 280

Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 3GB OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 3GB Overclock Edition The AMD Radeon R9 2xx series has been out since October 2013, and we are continuing to see new versions of the R9 200 series.  The R9 280 series is basically a rebranded Radeon HD 7950 with a few tweaks.  Powered by a single 28nm Tahiti XTL GPU, …more

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Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC Video Card

Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC 4GB Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC with AERO 10 VRM The Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X OC is one of the most recent AMD Radeon R9 290X video cards to come to market. The Radeon R9 290X became the flagship single-GPU card for AMD nearly 8 months ago (released in October 2013) and it has been a …more

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THIEF Gets AMD Mantle and TrueAudio Support

AMD Mantle Patch for THIEF on Intel 3570K CPU

AMD Mantle Patch for THIEF on Intel 3570K CPU Battlefield 4 was the first game to support Mantle, and Legit Reviews found that with just a driver update and patch by EA-DICE, Mantle did provide a significant performance increase.  Now, Square Enix has stepped up and patched Thief to support Mantle and AMD’s TrueAudio.  Recently, we …more

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 Tri-X OC

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 Tri-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 Overclock Edition The Radeon R9 290 GPU came out in November 2013, making it almost 6 months old, and while it isn’t the top of the line model it still has some impressive specifications.  Powered by a single 28nm AMD Hawaii GPU, it features 2560 Stream processors running at 947MHz, and …more

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AMD Radeon R9 290 CrossFire

XFX Radeon R9 290 CrossFire Video Card Review at 4K Ultra HD

Trying out an AMD Radeon R9 290 CrossFire Setup If you are looking for a graphics card for a high-end gaming system that can push a 4K Ultra HD display or triple panel configuration you have a number of choices from both AMD and NVIDIA. More than likely the AMD Radeon R9 290 series and …more

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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Video Card

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Video Card Review at 4K Ultra HD

AMD Project Hydra Arrives – Full Dual Hawaii GPUs on One Card   The AMD Radeon R9 295X2 video card has finally arrived! This is the first dual-GPU graphics card based on AMD’s latest Hawaii architecture and just happens to use two fully enabled Hawaii XT GPUs. With 5,632 stream processors (2 x 2,816) running …more

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XFX DD Radeon R9 290

XFX Radeon R9 290 Double Dissipation Video Card Review

XFX Throws Some DDs Up On the Radeon R9 290 The AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card came out in October 2013 and gets a ton of attention due to the fact that it is the flagship single-GPU card by AMD. The AMD Radeon R9 290 came out a month later and doesn’t get much …more

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PowerColor PCS+ 290X Video Card

PowerColor PCS+ AXR9 290X 4GB Video Card Review

PowerColor Slaps a Massive PCS+ Cooler To Their 290X The AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card was a powerful card when it came out in October 2013, but the reference design ran hot and it was clear that the enthusiast community wasn’t too keen on the thought of having a video card that was pegged …more

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ASUS Poseidon Platinum GTX 780 3GB

ASUS Poseidon GTX 780 Video Card Review

ASUS ROG Solves The GTX 780 Water or Air Cooled Question The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 first came out in May 2013 and even though the card is no longer ‘new’ it is still a very powerful solution that is continuously being updated and improved upon. ASUS has been working on rather interesting variant of …more

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EVGA, Gigabyte and MSI GeForce GTX 780 Ti Cards

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Video Card Roundup – Tested at 4K

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Roundup With MSI, Gigabyte and EVGA The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti is hands down one the most powerful video cards on the market that money can buy. The GeForce GTX 780 Ti is powered by the fully enabled GK110 ‘Kepler’ GPU that features 2880 CUDA cores. The NVIDIA GTX780 …more

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THIEF Gets AMD Mantle and TrueAudio Support

AMD Mantle & TrueAudio Patch for THIEF Tested

AMD Mantle & TrueAudio Patch for THIEF Mantle & TrueAudio are a pair of new features used by AMD on select Radeon R7 and R9 video cards that are Graphics Core Next (GCN) compatible.  Mantle is a new graphics API that AMD says provides a performance increase in games that are Mantle enabled.   Battlefield …more

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PowerColor AXR7 250X 1GBD5-HE Radeon R7 250X 1GB

PowerColor Radeon R7 250X 1GB Video Card Review

PowerColor AXR7 250X 1GBD5-HE Radeon R7 250X 1GB Graphics Card Last month AMD released the Radeon R7 250X, an entry level discrete graphics card that is part of the  Radeon R7/R9 ‘new’ product line. The AMD Radeon R7 250X  sells for around $99 and fills the small gap between the AMD Radeon R7 250 at …more

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EVGA GeForce GTX 750 1GB SC Video Card

EVGA GeForce GTX 750 1GB SC Video Card Review

EVGA Superclocks The GeForce GTX 750 1GB Graphics Card When NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 750 Ti and GeForce GTX 750 we were only sampled the GeForce GTX 750 Ti and the majority of the reviews on launch day were on the GeForce GTX 750 Ti. We were impressed by the NVIDIA reference design as …more

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