Is it a coincidence that it is around Halloween and ASUS would send us a wolf in sheep’s clothing? The GTX 570 DirectCU II is a triple slot cooling monster with a sheepish factory overclock and sexy sweet looks. Sure it is massive and looks good but how does it perform? Legit Reviews throws it onto our test bench to find out if giving up three slots allows us to overclock this sheep into a wolf.
NVIDIA just announced 3D Vision 2 at GeForce LAN 6! NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 is the next generation of the compaines 3D technology, features sleek, newly-redesigned, gamer-inspired glasses. It also introduces NVIDIA 3D LightBoost technology, a unique new display technology that improves the 3D experience by delivering images that are up to twice as bright and colors that are far richer than those provided by other 3D display technologies.
The NVIDIA 3D Vision gaming solution has certainly matured since we first looked at it back in 2009. Since it was originally released the price has come down nearly 45% and the current 3D monitors offer full HD resolutions and the ability to play 3D Blu-ray movies without any DRM issues. Read on to see what NVIDIA has been doing with 3D gaming over the past couple of years!
Legit Reviews is going covert and has been granted access to something Classified from EVGA. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 video card has been touted as almost a GeForce GTX 580 at a much nicer price and EVGA throws an decent factory overclock on top of that. If you have the clearance to read this classified information see how much farther LR can push this card without extreme cooling.
Companies like ASUS have a their own design engineers and every so often the management will let them run free. When that happens you end up with a ridiculous product that pushes the boundaries for what can be done with current technology. ASUS took the Republic of Gamers (ROG) product engineers and challenged them to design the fastest NVIDIA graphics card possible. The result was the ASUS MARS II and we have a review on the card for you today!
I remember when I was in college and sometimes would try to decide on a computer upgrade or paying rent that month. Thanks to the stiff competition between AMD and NVIDIA there are a lot more choices today vs. back then. For those of you trying to stay on a very tight budget but would like some DirectX 11 goodness ZOTAC heeds your call with the ZOTAC AMP! GeForce GTX 550 Ti factory overclocked card. Legit Reviews pushes this $134.99 ($124.99 with mail in rebate) card to its limits on our test bench to see if you can have decent graphics in the sub $140 range.
Trying to purchase a graphics card on a budget is always a tough choice because you are always wondering what another $50.00 could have gotten you. ASUS wanted us to see what you could get for that extra cash on a GeForce GTX560 and has a card with a 15% overclock and quiet cooling to boot. Legit plugs this budget board into one of our test systems to see how it performs against the NVIDIA GeFore GTX 560 reference design!
Companies like ASUS have a their own design engineers and every so often the management will let them run free. When that happens you end up with a ridiculous product that pushes the boundaries for what can be done with current technology. ASUS took the Republic of Gamers (ROG) product engineers and challenged them to design the fastest NVIDIA graphics card possible. The result was the ASUS MARS II and we have a quick preview on the card for you!
In this tough economy we all still want to play our favorite games, but sometimes we need to cut back a little on our spending. Diamond Multimedia wants to keep us in the game and has recently released the Diamond Radeon HD 6770 XOC Video Card (6770PE51GEXOC). It has all of the features you have come to expect in the Radeon HD series, but is easier on your wallet. Read on to see how well it performed in our series of rigorous tests.
Last month Gigabyte introduced us to their new GeForce GTX 560 OC Video Card. It featured their Windforce cooler that actually has two 100 mm fans that are inverted to avoid air turbulance that causes most video cards to be loud. How did the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 OC Video Card stand up to our rigid testing? Read on to find out. It’s all in here.
There is nothing better than a video card that stays fast while it runs cool. There is nothing worse than video lag because your graphics card is too hot. ASUS has come up with an innovative way to try and keep our cards running the way they should. The ASUS Radeon HD 6870 Direct CU Video Card was made with these concerns in mind. Does it live up to our expectations? You are going to have to take a look inside to see.
Today EVGA and Nvidia announce the brand new GeForce GTX 560 SC Super Clocked Video Card. Although the EVGA GeForce GTX 560 SC Video Card appears to be just like the GTX 460, the two share a lot except for the fact that the GPU’s are slightly different. Instead of running on the GF104 core like the GTX 460 the GTX 560 SC runs on the GF114 core, which has transistor level enhancements that allow it to run faster using the same amount of power as the GTX 460. Take a look inside to see how it stacked up against the other cards in its price range.
Thanks to an insecure restriction method, the AMD Radeon HD 6950 video card can be unlocked and turned into an AMD Radeon HD 6970 with just a few minutes work. Today we break down the process on a reference designed card and we run performance benchmarks along the way to see if the process is worthwhile or just a waste of time. Read on to see what happens to our retail ASUS EAH6950 graphics card as we perform the operation!
The AMD Gaming Evolved campaign is a great idea for gamers and game developers alike. It allows all of us to have a rich rewarding experience by trying to create an industry standard that makes possible a game such as Total War: Shogun 2. Not only is the game fun to play, but you know it’s created from the ground up to be compatible with your AMD hardware and software.