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
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
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
AMD Radeon R9 280X Targets The $299 Price Point When the AMD Radeon HD 7970 was introduced in 2011 it cost $549 and made short work of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 580 video card. The AMD Radeon HD 7970 uses the Tahiti GPU that has 2,048 stream processors built on the TSMC’s 28nm process technology with …more
The new AMD Radeon R7 and R9 series video cards went on sale this morning and a number of our readers have asked if they can enable AMD CrossFireX technology with their current AMD Radeon HD 7000 series card with them. The new AMD R-200 series is essentially a product re-brand, so the hardware is …more
What is the best video card for $199? When it comes to discrete graphics, the $199 price point is known as the gamer’s sweet spot by both AMD and NVIDIA. This is arguably the front line in the battle for your money when it coming to gaming graphics cards. The AMD Radeon R9 270X is …more
AMD and NVIDIA Fight For The $139 Price Point Of all the R7 and R9 series cards that were released today, the AMD Radeon R7 260X is the most intriguing for a variety of reasons. This card is essentially a re-brand of the AMD Radeon HD 7790 with some unlocked goodies that were previously unknown. …more
AMD today launched the AMD Radeon R7 240, R7 250, R7 260X, R9 270X, and the R9 280X desktop graphics cards. This shouldn’t come as a shock to any of our readers as we told you all about the cards during the AMD GPU14 Tech Day last month. We were able to give you the …more
Legit Reviews is at the AMD GPU 14 Tech Day and they just announced the new AMD Radeon desktop graphics card series. We know you want to hear about the new graphics cards, so we’ll skip the fluff and get straight to the cards. AMD announced the Radeon R9 and R7 series cards. The AMD …more
Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB GHz Edition (GV-R787OC-2GD) Video Card Let me start off by saying that I had a bad experience with an ATI based video card many years ago. I made the switch to NVIDIA and never thought about giving ATI/AMD another chance. When I was offered the Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB …more
The NVIDIA Scalable Link Interface (SLI) has been linking two or more video cards together to produce a single output since being re-introduced in 2004. For nearly a decade NVIDIA SLI bridges have been used to reduce bandwidth constraints and send data between the graphics cards directly by bypassing the computers motherboard chipset. Over the …more
MSI today announced the release of the new MSI N760 HAWK graphics card and we have a review of it up! The MSI N760 HAWK was designed for overclockers and the GK104 GPU comes factory overclocked at 1111MHz base and 1176MHz boost! Read on to see what MSI has done to this fully custom card and see how it performs on our triple monitor setup at 5760×1080, 2560×1600 and 1920×1080!
PowerColor announced a new member of the Devil family, the Devil HD7870. The PowerColor Devil HD7870 2GB video card features a custom three fan cooler and is factory overclocked to 1100MHz core and 1250MHz memory. Read on to see how it performs against several NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 video cards when we put it to the test at 1920×1080, 2560×1600 and 5760×1080.
The EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Superclocked with ACX Cooling is supposed to be one of the best enthusiast graphics cards available. We take this custom cooled and factory video card by EVGA and put it to the test! The EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Superclocked w/ ACX comes with a base clock of 1072 MHz a boost clock of 1137 MHz, so it should be a performer! Read on to find out how it performs and overclocks!