ASUS and Sapphire Custom Radeon R9 290X Video Cards

ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II and Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Video Card Reviews

Custom AMD Radeon R9 290X Video Cards Arrive The AMD Radeon R9 290x and R9 290 both have great performance when gaming, but the cards run notoriously hot. AMD says that the cards were designed to run at 94C and that there is nothing wrong with running that high, but many enthusiasts think otherwise and …more

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ASUS MARS 760 4GB Video Card

ASUS MARS 760 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Republic of Gamers Creates Wicked GeForce GTX 760 Video Card We review hundreds of PC components and accessories every year and it can get boring at times.  After you’ve reviewed a couple hundred video cards, they all start to blend together as most are very similar and differ by just the GPU cooler and …more

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AMD Radeon R7 260 1GB Video Card

AMD Radeon R7 260 1GB Video Card Review

AMD Cuts Bonaire GPU Features To Get The Price To $109 The AMD Bonaire XT GPU was first used on the AMD Radeon HD 7790 video card in March 2013 and then more recently on the AMD Radeon R7 260X video card in October 2013. The AMD Radeon HD 7790 and the R7 260X are …more

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R7950 Full View

XFX R7950 Double Dissipation Video Card Review

XFX R7950 Double Dissipation 3GB Video Card With everybody’s attention on the latest AMD Radeon releases, the R9 series, it often makes people forget the previous generation video cards, which are still relevant and frequently drop in price making them a good buy.  Such as the R7950 series, released in early 2012.  One example is …more

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NZXT Kraken G10

NZXT Kraken G10 GPU Water Cooler Review on an AMD Radeon R9 290X

Water Cooling Your Video Card With Asetek Style Coolers When we heard that NZXT was coming out with a low-cost water cooling kit for video cards we were ecstatic and couldn’t wait to get one to try out. At first we thought NZXT was coming out with a product that included a water cooler, but …more

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AMD Radeon R9 290x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti vs AMD Radeon R9 290X at 4K Ultra HD

The Best Single-GPU Card For 4K Gaming We often get asked by readers what the best video card is for gaming on a single 4K display or an NVIDIA Surround or AMD Eyefinity multi-display setup. We addressed this question in October with a look at the just released AMD Radeon R9 290X versus the NVIDIA …more

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Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X OC

Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X OC Video Card Review

Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X OC Video Card – GV-R927XOC-2GD The Radeon R9 270X graphics card was released by AMD in October 2013 and quickly became a favorite for gamers wanting a new card at the $200 price point. When the AMD Radeon R9 270X card first came out we reviewed the reference card and a …more

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Sapphire Radeon R9 290X

AMD Radeon R9 290X Press Sample Versus Retail

What is Causing The Radeon R9 290X Frequency Variance Issue The AMD Radeon R9 290X and R9 290 have been getting a ton of attention lately due to a number of reports that the retail cards are performing differently than the press cards that the media sites received. We have been following these stories for …more

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 4GB

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card Review – 2GB or 4GB of VRAM

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 4GB The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB is one of the most sold graphics cards today. It has proven to be a great card for those with a 1080p gaming setup as it is relatively affordable and can often be found for around $250. In recent months companies like Gigabyte have …more

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AMD Radeon R9 270 Cards Arrive

MSI Radeon R9 270 Gaming OC and Sapphire Dual-X R9 270 OC Video Card Review

AMD Targets Video Cards At The $179 Price Point Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been keeping us extremely busy launching new graphics cards and this week is no different. AMD announced the Radeon R9 270 graphics card this morning at the $179.99 price point. This is the sixth video card that AMD has added to …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Ready To Become The Fastest Video Card When we first told you about the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan video card back in February 2013, we noted that it was powered by NVIDIA’s GK110 ‘Kepler’ GPU and that one of the Streaming Multiprocessors (SMX unit) was disabled. Our review on the …more

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AMD Radeon R9 290

AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB Video Card Review

AMD Wants To Destroy The GeForce GTX 780 What happens when you take an AMD Radeon R9 290X video card and disable four compute units, lower the core clock speed just a smidge and slash the price by $150 dollars? You end up with the lower cost AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card. The new …more

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Radeon R9 290X and GeForce GTX 780 at 4K Ultra HD

AMD Radeon R9 290X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 at 4K Ultra HD

Gaming at 4K For The First Time Yesterday, AMD released the Radeon R9 290X video card at $549 that was able to outperform the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 in the majority of benchmarks that we ran.  We tested at 1920×1080, 2560×1600 and 5760×1080 resolutions over six game titles and two synthetic benchmarks, but our testing …more

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AMD Radeon R9 290

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card Review

AMD’s Radeon R9 290X GPU is Ready To Battle NVIDIA The AMD Radeon HD 7970 is nearly two years old and if you calculate that in ‘gamer years’ it would be easily considered past its prime. Video cards don’t get better as they age, so you would think that this card would be obsolete by …more

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