Radeon RX 480 Compatibility Mode

Radeon RX 480 Compatibility Mode Benchmarks in Crimson 16.7.1

The Radeon RX 480 Gets A Compatibility Mode in The Driver Overnight we took a closer look at the new Crimson 16.7.1 video card driver that AMD released as it contains a number of fixes and improvements for the Radeon RX 480 graphics card.  These drives improve the Radeon RX 480 video cards power distribution by lowering the …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Video Card Coming For $249 on July 19th

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 will be coming on July 19th for as little as $249 from board partners and will feature GeForce GTX 980-level performance! NVIDIA will also be releasing a special limited GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition, basically the reference model, that will be available only directly from NVIDIA for $299. The NVIDIA …more

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AMD Radeon RX 480 Undervolting Performance

The AMD Radeon RX 480 has already proven itself to be an affordable solution for 1080P and 1440P gaming displays in our launch review and then later when we looked at 4GB versus 8GB frame buffer performance. We don’t have a proper Data Acquisition (DAQ) tools needed to measure board power, so we’ve had to …more

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AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB versus Radeon RX 480 8GB

4GB versus 8GB of Memory on the Radeon RX 480 Yesterday we took an in-depth look at the new AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB reference card and found that it was a great card for gamers running 1920 x 1080 or 2560 x 1440 displays. The performance was pretty good for a $239 graphics card, but …more

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AMD Radeon RX 480 Video Card

AMD Radeon RX 480 Video Card Review – Polaris Arrives

AMD Radeon RX 480 Video Card – Best Bang For the Buck GPU? The Radeon RX 480 is finally here and after weeks of leaks we can finally show you our performance numbers and tell you what we know about the card. As you likely already know the AMD Radeon RX 480 features the Polaris 10 …more

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card Review

The GeForce GTX 1080 You’ve Been Dreaming About? The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video card is currently the most powerful graphics card in the world according to our own benchmarks. The GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition is a great card, but many are waiting for custom board partner cards that feature higher clock frequencies and custom …more

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240mm AIO Liquid CPU Cooler

Alphacool Eisbaer 240mm AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Introduction to the Alphacool Eisbaer AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Eisbaer?  What!?  Try pronouncing it like ‘Ice Bear’ and it’ll make a whole lot more sense!  It could be written as Eisbär, to confuse native English speakers more, but thankfully it is not.  It translates to ‘Polar Bear’ in German, which Germany is exactly where Alphacool …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Founders Edition

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Video Card Review

Will The GeForce GTX 1070 ‘Pascal’ Video Card Win The Hearts of Gamers? Last week we were impressed by how the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X video card performed when we put to the test, but not everyone can afford a $699 video card and we understand that. If you have an 2-5 year old video …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

Meet The Mighty GeForce GTX 1080 ‘Pascal’ Video Card! The highly anticipated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video card is finally here! Gamers have waited years for NVIDIA to move to the new 16nm FinFET manufacturing processor and we have finally moved away from the 28nm manufacturing process that we’ve been using for nearly half a decade. …more

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Ashes of the Singularity

Ashes of the Singularity DX12 Benchmarks With AMD and NVIDIA

Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark II DX12 Testing Stardock and Oxide Games released the Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark I in the Fall of 2015 and we ran some tests with the first non-synthetic Direcxt12 benchmark test and found some very interesting results.  Ashes of the Singularity uses the Nitrous Engine that is capable of using many CPU cores, so …more

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XFX Radeon R9 Fury Video Card

XFX Radeon R9 Fury Triple Dissipation Video Card Review

XFX Radeon R9 Fury – Budget Fiji? What happens when you take the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X video card with the Fiji GPU and disable 512 or 12.5% of the stream processors? You end up with the lower cost AMD Radeon R9 Fury video card that should still perform well on most game titles …more

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EVGA GeForce GTX 970 Hybrid

EVGA GeForce GTX 970 Hybrid Gaming Video Card Review

EVGA GeForce GTX 970 Hybrid Gaming 4GB – 04G-P4-1976 It’s hard to believe that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 is still a viable cutting edge graphics card today as it first debuted along with the GeForce GTX 980 in September 2014! Over the past 1.5 years the GeForce GTX 970 has become a very popular card …more

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Benchmarked

Rise Of The Tomb Raider PC Game Benchmarks

Rise Of The Tomb Raider Benchmarked on NVIDIA and AMD Video Cards Lara Croft is back on the PC thanks to the highly anticipated release of Rise of the Tomb Raider. The latest game title is yet another reboot for the 20-year-old Tomb Raider franchise with new puzzles, locations and breath taking graphics. The 2013 Tomb Raider …more

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XFX Radeon R9 390 Black Edition

XFX Radeon R9 390 Black Edition OC 8GB Video Card Review

Is AMD’s Radeon R9 390 Black Edition Video Card Enough For Gaming and VR? It has been a long time since we’ve looked at any AMD Radeon R9 390 video card here on Legit Reviews. Steve’s article way back in June 2015 on the Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB video card was the first and only review …more

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