We’ve had ATI CrossFireX running the past couple days here at Legit Reviews and while the drivers are not public yet, things are looking very good from what we have seen. We have slapped together a Radeon HD 3870 X2 with a Radeon HD 3870, which in turn creates a Triple CrossFireX platform with just two x16 PCI Express slots. Read on to see what CrossFireX is all about!
For the last 15 months the GeForce 8800 GTX has represented the most powerful graphics card that sane people were willing to buy. With the right motherboard and three cards you can now run 3-way SLI with a set of these cards and that is exactly what we did today here at Legit Reviews. Armed with nForce 780i SLI powered motherboard and a set of GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB video cards we pushed the limits of graphics technology on our 30″ Dell monitor!
The NVIDIA GeForce 9 series of graphics cards has finally arrived! Today, NVIDIA is announcing the GeForce 9600 GT video card and while it may not be as anticipated as previous generations, it still marks a significant turning point. Usually, a new series is kicked off by the fastest card in the bunch, but this time around NVIDIA is launching the GeForce series at the heart of the discrete graphics market, the $169-189 price range.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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?
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!
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.