Just yesterday Elemental Technologies released a second update to Badaboom Media Converter with release v1.1.1. This version fixes 12 bugs and also new features like FRAPS support for gamers that record demos and a new 960×540 resolution for Apple TV users. We take a look at the new version compared to v1.0 and see how the updates have helped the utility.
The ASUS Radeon HD 4870 Matrix 512MB Video Card is not your average ATI Radeon HD 4870 as it has a four pipe heat sink that is cooled by two cooling fans. This custom cooler not only lowers noise levels it drops temperatures and allows the card to be overclocked right out of the box.
At the Consumer Electronics Show last week, NVIDIA was showing off a new reference platform that they were calling the world’s smallest fully capable visual computer. Features like DirectX 10 graphics, NVIDIA CUDA technology, and HD video are now possible in a 3″ x 4″ motherboard. This PC is so small that it fits in the palm of your hand with room left to spare.
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 combines the power of two GTX 200GPUs on a single graphics card. With a total of 480 processing cores and 1792 Mb of video memory, the GeForce GTX 295 might just be the fastest graphics card available on the market today. Read on as we compare the EVGA GeForce GTX 295 to the Radeon HD 4870 X2 in the latest and most popular game titles.
Last Tuesday we showed physics benchmarking using an upcoming game title called Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason. The Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason PC Game TechDemo got some people talking and several of you asked questions on the forums and sent us e-mails asking for more information. Today, we answer those questions and provide you with some new benchmark numbers that include SLI and 3-way SLI results! Will adding a dedicated PhysX card to SLI help performance enough to catch up to 3-way SLI?
The Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe graphics card is a one off Radeon HD 4870 X2 that features dual GPUs with a pre-overclocked core and memory speed, and 2GB of GDDR5 memory. With 2.4 teraFLOPS of graphics horsepower and 1,600 stream processors the Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe might just be the most powerful graphics weapon for gamers on the planet today. Read on to see what makes this card different and to see if it should be in your next gaming system.
The Diamond HD 4870 graphics card is the ATI Radeon HD graphics card to have if you are playing the latest game titles on the market. With an unprecedented 256-bit memory interface and 1GB of GDDR5 memory on the card you have the power to run at nearly any resolution your little heart desires. Site back while we compare the Radeon HD 4870 1GB to the GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 and then throw in a second one to see how it does in CrossFire.
Cryostasis is the first PC game to use the graphics card to calculate fluid simulation using smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), and the game is loaded with tons of other physics that will blow you away. With the techdemo for the game being released today we figured that we’d show you how the demo performs on ATI Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards. We even toss in a dedicated PhysX card to see what it will do for performance.
The battle for the high ground in the sub-$125 price market continues to be a tough one. When AMD announced the Radeon HD 4830 graphics card back in October 2008 we found it to be a good deal for a card that retails for under $130. Today, we take a look at what MSI brings to the table with the MSI Radeon HD4830 T2D512 OC. This video card is overclocked from the factory and features both custom cooling and a printed circuit board that might just make it the one to buy.
The XFX GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition video card is one sexy looking card, but how does it perform against the Radeon HD 4870? That is what we look at today with the latest and greatest video card from the gang over at XFX. With the latest GTX 260 Core 216 GPU this card is sure to give any graphics card a run for the money! Read on to see how it performs and overclocks!
The recently released BlackBerry Bold here in the United States, features a half-VGA (480×320 pixel) resolution Transmissive TFT LCD display that is perfect for watching movies on. Read on as Legit Reviews gives you a guide on how to transcode DVD movies to work on the BlackBerry Bold using a program called Badaboom. Badaboom uses both the GPU and CPU for transcoding, so check it out!
AMD has been talking about CPU and GPU ‘fusion’ for many months now as they believe using both a processor and a graphics card is the way of the future. Today that reality has come one step closer with the announcement of a new technology brand called ATI Stream. Read on to see what ATO Stream Technology is all about and what Radeon HD 4000 series owners will be getting for free.
Last month I thought it would be interesting to compare Blu-Ray playback performance with the Intel DG45ID motherboard and a Radeon HD 4830 graphics card to see how each would do with VC-1 and H.264 movies. The article went over well, but after it was posted I was contacted by both AMD and Intel letting me know both the motherboard and video card that I used needed a BIOS update. Here are the new and improved numbers!
With the ATI All-in-Wonder HD, your PC and your TV play nice. It is now easy to create the ultimate digital entertainment center. With the TV All-in-Wonder HD graphics and video card your PC is transformed into the ultimate high-definition TV and 1080p Blu-ray and DVD movie showcase. Read on to see how it worked out for our Home Theater PC!