ATI Radeon HD 3870 + 3850 CrossFire – Mixing Video Cards

ATI Radeon HD 3870 + 3850 CrossFire – Mixing Video Cards

When it comes mixing and matching different types of graphics card and running them in either SLI or CrossFire mode you are bound to have a number of problems. You will not find too many people advising in trying this, but the video card companies are working hard at making this work. Today, we are looking at ATI’s budget friendly Radeon HD 3850 and Radeon HD 3870 graphics cards to seeing how they work together in CrossFire.

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Futuremark 3DMark Vantage Benchmark Screenshots

Futuremark 3DMark Vantage Benchmark Screenshots

The time has come for Futuremark to finally show something official from the next 3DMark – 3DMark Vantage. Futuremark released the first three screen shots from 3DMark Vantage this morning and of course Legit Reviews has them for you to see. Read on to see what the upcoming version of Futuremark will look like!

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ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card Review

ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card Review

The ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 video card (known internally as the R680) was first seen by the world right here on Legit Reviews a few months ago and was again spotted at CES 2008, where the the retail card was seen. Everyone knew that the launch was close, but today is the day that the card is officially announced. The ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 is a single-board with multiple-GPUs on it, which is why the card is so interesting.

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ATI Radeon HD 3450 and Radeon HD 3650 Video Cards

ATI Radeon HD 3450 and Radeon HD 3650 Video Cards

It’s hard to believe that two months have passed since the launch of the ATI Radeon HD 3870 and the Radeon HD 3850 video cards, but it has been that long. ATI has been busy the past couple months getting the Radeon HD 3400 and 3600 series out the door and today is the day! Read on to see how these $49-$99 Radeon HD graphics cards do when we put them to the test!

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Diamond Radeon HD 3850 512MB Ruby Edition Video Card

Diamond Radeon HD 3850 512MB Ruby Edition Video Card

Diamond released ATI Radeon HD 3870 and Radeon HD 3850 graphics cards back in November when they originally came out, but they were based off the ATI reference design and were the same as everyone else’s. Diamond went back to the drawing board and came up with an Radeon HD 3850 that would be unique to them and be directed at overclockers and enthusiasts. Read on to check out the Diamond Radeon HD 3850 512MB Ruby Edition Video Card!

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GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB Roundup – Albatron, eVGA and XFX

GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB Roundup – Albatron, eVGA and XFX

The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB graphics card is by far one of the most popular cards on the market today. Today, we take a look at three identical cards from three very different companies to see which card is right for you once you have narrowed the search down to just a GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB. Read on to see how Albatron, EVGA and XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB video cards do!

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AMD Introduces Hybrid CrossFire – Budget Gaming

AMD Introduces Hybrid CrossFire – Budget Gaming

AMD is announcing their upcoming Hybrid CrossFire technology today in New York during their financial analyst day, which is aimed at improving gaming graphics at lower price points. What makes this announcement even more exciting is the fact that they are showing off upcoming test system with the 780G chipset and Radeon HD 3450 video cards! Check it out!

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XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB XXX Edition Video Card

XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB XXX Edition Video Card

NVIDIA is launching another video card based off the ever popular G92 GPU this morning! The GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB is the latest video card in the NVIDIA line-up and is available in the $299-$349 price range. The new GeForce 8800 GT 512MB video card has 128 stream processors, support for PCI Express 2.0, dual-link HDCP support, and the second-generation PureVideo HD engine!

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XFX GeForce 8800GT 256MB XXX Edition Video Card Review

XFX GeForce 8800GT 256MB XXX Edition Video Card Review

There is no doubt about it, the GeForce 8800 GT is the fastest selling card that NVIDIA has ever produced. The GeForce 8800 GT 512MB video card series fills the $199-$259 price points, but what about those that want to spend less and still have all the same features? NVIDIA didn’t forget about you guys and has just recently released the GeForce 8800 GT 256MB video card that is aimed at the $179-$199 price points. Will cutting the memory in half ruin performance or create a budget killer?

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ATI Radeon HD 3870 CrossFire Video Card Review

ATI Radeon HD 3870 CrossFire Video Card Review

Last month, Legit Reviews benchmarked a pair of Radeon HD 3850′s on the day they were launched, but didn’t have a pair of Radeon HD 3870′s to include in the article. We have now received a pair of ATI Radeon 3870 graphics cards to test and compare to all the other cards we have on the test bench. Read on to see how the ATI Radeon HD 3870 does as a single card and in CrossFire on recent game titles like Bioshock, Crysis and Call of Duty 4!

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XFX GeForce 8800GT 512MB Alpha Dog Video Card Review

XFX GeForce 8800GT 512MB Alpha Dog Video Card Review

Legit Reviews has published several articles covering the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT video card series, but today we bring you our first article on a production card from the folks over at XFX. The XFX GeForce 8800 GT 512MB video card has improved cooling and higher core clock frequencies than the reference design, so things should get interesting. Read on to see how the changes impact the card.

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ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 (R680) Pictured in CrossFire

ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 (R680) Pictured in CrossFire

Did you wake up this morning with a strange feeling? Now that AMD has released the ATI Radeon HD 3800 series to the praise of many critics and review sites the marketing wars between ATI and NVIDIA can once again begin! AMD has shown off their upcoming R680 core for the first time and we bring you the very first pictures of the Radeon HD 3870 X2! Check this out!

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ATI Radeon HD 3850 CrossFire Video Card Review

ATI Radeon HD 3850 CrossFire Video Card Review

The ATI Radeon HD 3800 graphics card series is the much anticipated new line of graphics cards by AMD. The ATI Radeon HD 38XX series are the first graphics cards in the world to support DirectX 10.1 capabilities and plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU upgradeability. Read on as we test a pair of Radeon HD 3850 graphics cards!

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NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 256MB Video Card Preview

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 256MB Video Card Preview

There have been so many leaks before the launch of the Radeon HD 3800 series that it comes at no suprise that NVIDIA is counter attacking just the day before the launch. It seems that NVIDIA will be releasing a 256MB version of the GeForce 8800 GT later this month and it will be priced between $179-$199 if all goes as planned. Read on to see what this new card will offer.

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