PowerColor has been one of the very few add-in board manufacturers that continually releases enthusiast class, silent graphics cards in the companies SCS3 (Silent Cooling System) product line. When we learned that PowerColor would be building a passive AMD Radeon HD 7850 1GB video card with stock clock speeds we were dumb founded. How could PowerColor built a totally silent version of this mid-level gaming graphics card? Read on to find out!
Gamers want the ability to play any PC game with buttery smooth frame rates. If you are gaming at 1920×1080, that really isn’t that tough to accomplish with most high-end discrete graphics cards. Those that are gaming at Ultra HD or 4K resolutions have a much harder time getting the smooth frame rates at the image quality settings they would like. Read on to see if running a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 video cards in 2-way SLI is the answer!
The EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked with ACX Cooling is supposed to be one of the best enthusiast graphics cards available. We take this custom cooled and factory video card by EVGA and put it to the test! The EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked with ACX cooling comes with a base clock of 967 MHz a boost clock of 1020 MHz, so it should be a performer! Read on to find out!
NVIDIA today released the GeForce GTX 770 GPU for $399. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 uses a Kepler GK104 GPU with 1,536 CUDA cores and either 4GB or 2GB of high-speed 7 Gbps GDDR5 — the world’s fastest memory ever on a graphics card. It also supports NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0 technology and a new GPU cooler. Read on to see how retail GeForce GTX cards from ASUS and MSI perform!
Last week NVIDIA introduced the GeForce GTX 780 graphics card that was designed for gaming enthusiasts. The GeForce GTX 780 uses the powerful Kepler GK110 GPU with 2,304 cores and 3GB of high-speed GDDR5 memory. We compare the GeForce GTX 780 to the GTX Titan, GTX 680 and GTX 580 to see how it compares to its predecessors at 1920×1080, 2560×1600 and 5760×1080 screen resolutions on the latest gaming titles!
The AMD Radeon HD 7990 6GB GDDR5 graphic card has 806 billion transistors, 4096 stream processor, 8.2 Tflops of computing power, 48 lanes of PCI Express 3.0 for 96GB of interGPU bandwidth and can power up to 5 simultaneous monitors with AMD EyeFinity Technology. Read on to see how this mighty dual-GPU video card that retails for $999 and comes with eight game titles does when we put it to the test!
Last week Sapphire Technology became the first company to offer a Radeon HD 7790 series of graphics cards with 2GB of GDDR5 memory. We take Sapphire’s overclocked Radeon HD 7790 video cards with 1GB and 2GB of memory to see how they perform in games and which one is the best bang for the buck. Read on to see how these mainstream cards do when put to the test!
NVIDIA went back to the drawing board with the GeForce GTX 650 Ti video card that was released in October 2012 and gave it a more horsepower! NVIDIA took the GeForce GTX 650 Ti’s GK106 ‘Kepler’ GPU and tweaked it a bit to get even more performance from it, while keeping the price point the same. The changes include GPU boost, 768 CUDA cores, 1GB or 2GB of memory running on a 192-bit interface and 2-way SLI multi-GPU support! Read on to see how the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost performs!
AMD just introduced the Radeon HD 7790 desktop graphics card that is powered by the new Bonaire GPU. This card uses the latest GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture from AMD along with 896 Stream processor units to bring better performance to gamers at the $149 price point. Read on to see how cards from Gigabyte and Sapphire do when put to the test!
Are you looking to buy an AMD Radeon HD 7870 video card? If you are then you’ve likely noticed that there is no shortage of companies that offer them as Newegg alone has 18 different models to pick from. The PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Edition video card uses the recently released Tahiti LE core and costs under $250. Read on to see how this card performs versus the AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz edition!
NVIDIA recently announced the company’s flagship single-GPU video card, the GeForce GTX Titan! Today we take the GeForce GTX Titan and see how it performs, overclocks and more. Read on to see if the GeForce GTX Titan 6GB video card has enough power to become the worlds fastest graphics card!
NVIDIA today announced the company’s flagship single-GPU video card that many of you already know about, the GeForce GTX Titan! The GeForce GTX Titan is powered by NVIDIA’s GK110 ‘Kepler’ GPU, which has yet to be used on a desktop gaming graphics card. Read on to find out more about NVIDIA’s new flagship single-GPU video card!
If you are looking for a new gaming graphics card and money is not an issue, you are in for a real treat today! ASUS recently sent over the ASUS ARES II and we have been pounding on this card for days on end. Read on to see how two AMD Radeon HD 7970 GPUs perform when overclocked to 1100MHz on our test system!
Futuremark today released the Windows version of the new 3DMark benchmark! This highly anticipated release has been delayed a number of times, but it appears to be complete and ready for release. We’ve recently been benchmarking the ASUS ARES II and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 video cards, so those are the two cards that we’ll be showing off today! Read on to see which card runs the benchmark the fastest and to learn more about the benchmark utility!