Value conscious gamers are always looking to get the most bang for their buck. With vendors now offering overclocked 5000 series variants, we take a look at the EAH5850 DirectCU TOP offering from ASUS. With an overclock out of the box and full voltage control that is backed by a 3-year warranty, this promises to be a great card!
The ASUS GeForce GTX 470 graphics card (ENGTX470) has 448 CUDA cores operating at a 607MHz core clock speed, 1280MB of GDDR5 memory, and a 320-bit memory interface. Will this be enough to compete with the ATI Radeon HD 5850 graphics cards series in the $350 price range? Read on to figure out how the ENGTX470 does when we put it to the test!
Buying a $400 graphics card is certainly not where the majority of people are when it comes to building their own systems. The fact is that the bestselling video cards are still in that $100 and under price range. Today, we look at a card that falls into that category, the Gigabyte HD 5670. Read on to see how it compares to the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, which was a very popular card a couple years back!
The 2010 Masters Tournament starts on April 8 and for the first time viewers around the globe will be able to enjoy 3D coverage of The Masters Tournament online if you have the right hardware. Legit Reviews has all the 3D tech needed to watch, and watch is exactly what we did! Read on to see what we think of our first 3D streaming sports experience!
Legit Reviews got our hands on the latest video card BIOS revision for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 reference graphics card! We were told is the version that will be used on the GeForce GTX 480 graphics cards when they come out next week it should fix the high temperature issue that we saw in our original coverage. This time it looks like NVIDIA has solved it!
XFX and AMD have partnered together and have designed a limited edition run of Radeon HD 5970 graphics cards with not 2GB, but 4GB of on-board memory. Legit Reviews has the exclusive first look at this upcoming graphics card and from what we have been told it should give the GeForce GTX 480 series a run for its money!
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.