Last month Sapphire released the Radeon HD 5850 Toxic, which is a custom designed ATI Radeon HD 5850 that looks nothing like the reference designed board that it is derived from. The Sapphire ‘Toxic’ Radeon HD 5850 1GB card that we have here today is clocked at 765MHz on the core and 1125MHz on the memory. Read on to see how it performs and to see how far we can overclock it!
Late yesterday we got word that ATI would be coming out with a Catalyst 10.3 preview update driver that would increase the performance of more than a dozen PC games. We don’t think it’s a coincidence that this driver just happens to come out the week before the GeForce GTX 480 graphics card is due to launch at PAX East. Read on to see how Catalyst 10.3 drivers do in the benchmarks when we compare them to Catalyst 10.2 drivers on a Radeon HD 5870 graphics card!
NVIDIA has just officially announced their next generation of the NVIDIA ION architecture that will now be found in low-power Intel Atom ‘Pine Trail’ systems. With the NVIDIA ION GPU now having its own dedicated memory, the next generation of ION promises better performance without sacrificing battery life by leveraging the recently announced NVIDIA Optimus technology to dynamically switch between the integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics and the NVIDIA ION GPU. Read on to get the full scoop on the new NVIDIA ION!
ATI has ten Radeon HD 5000 series graphics cards on the market today, and if you think they are going to stop there you are sadly mistaken. Today AMD is announcing the Radeon HD 5830 graphics card, which is the ‘big brother’ of the $143 Radeon HD 5770 and the ‘little brother’ of the $299 Radeon HD 5850. Read on to see how the $239 Radeon HD 5830 does in our in-depth testing!
ATI will be releasing 10.2 Catalyst video drivers later today and this driver unlocks many new features that AMD has been working on for some time. Read on to see how ATI Catalyst 10.2 and even next months 10.3 drivers do when we fully test them. Read on to see what the new ATI CrossFireX profiles, Ultra Low Power States and other new features are all about.
With NVIDIA’s just announced Optimus technology, notebook users can now experience the full performance benefits of a discrete GPU with the battery life of an integrated graphics solution. NVIDIA Optimus automatically, instantaneously, and seamlessly optimizes the notebook to offer the best performance or best battery life depending on the application.
AMD today announced the introduction of the ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card, which brings full DirectX 11 performance down to the $49 price point. This card also supports ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and HDMI 1.3a with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio bitstreaming support! Read on to see how it performs!
The Diamond Radeon HD 5750, with the configuration of 720 stream processors and 1GB of GDDR5 memory offers users access to the same new generation technology, and full DirectX 11 support found on the more expensive models at a lower price point. The Diamond Radeon HD 5750 is special as comes overclocked from the factory and features an Arctic Cooling GPU cooler in order to reduce noise and temperatures.
Without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated releases for 2010 will be the NVIDIA GF100 Fermi graphics card. For nearly a year NVIDIA has told the media and their fans that GF100 is coming and that it will be the best performing graphics card that the world has ever seen. Read on to see what we think after we spend some time with GF100!
Legit Reviews has teamed up with AMD and HIS for something that will blow you away. We are asking our readers to come up with your own unique and original heat sink artwork for an upcoming HIS Radeon HD 5870 graphics card. The winning submission will win a board with their own design on it! Read on to find out how to enter!
The HIS Radeon HD 5750 graphics card features a dual slot GPU cooler called the iCooler IV. This cooling system moves a massive amount of cool air from the central cooler to cool down the internal fins directly. Heat from the 5750 GPU can rapidly transfer to internal fins that extend under the cooler. Read on to see if the fan performs better than others found in this series!
The AXLE GeForce GT 240 is a more than capable card given it is in the $100 budget range. This card brings all the latest and greatest technology from NVIDIA to the table such as full support for HDMI 1.3a, CUDA, PhysX, Direct Compute, 3D Vision and Open CL with great overclocking potential to enhance performance even further. Read on to see how it does!
The Radeon HD 5970 is the latest dual-GPU flagship video card by AMD. This card has 3200 stream processors clocked at 725MHz and 2GB of GDDR5 memory at 1GHz! Will this be enough to destroy the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295? Read on to find out how this card does and to see if AMD has what it takes to be the fastest video card on the planet again!
The GeForce GT 240 is NVIDIA’s latest performance-class GPU that can be picked up for under $99. With 96 processor cores and with a frame buffer of either 512MB or 1024MB these little budget cards should perform pretty well, but obviously still lack support for DirectX 11. Read on to see what one of these cards will get you in our preview.