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XFX Radeon R9 390X Double Dissipation Core Edition Review
     Fri, Oct 02 2015 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Having 8GB of memory was an added pleasure since I have moved on to 4K gaming, I didn’t feel that I was confined by bandwidth when cranking up the eye candy and although there are games out there that can eat up memory bandwidth 8GB is enough to keep you above the curve for at least a little more time than its competitor."

XFX R7 370 4GB Double Dissipation Graphics Card Review
     Thu, Oct 01 2015 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Starting a new build? Maybe you are looking for an intense gaming rig to play your games in 4K, or maybe you are looking for a budget build that lets you find that happy balance between performance and quality. A good place to start is with our graphics card today, the XFX R7 370 Double Dissipation.

Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB Review
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 1:40P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we look at the modified, highly overclocked Gigabyte GTX950 Xtreme Gaming partner card.

Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2 GB
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 1:38P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gigabyte's new GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming is the company's new flagship GTX 950, which comes with a large overclock on both the GPU and memory, making it the fastest GTX 950 we tested so far. An idle-fan off feature is also present and the card runs quiet during gaming.

MSI R9 390 Gaming 8G @ LanOC Reviews
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 1:38P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Early this month it seemed like we had nothing but video card content, at one point out entire front page was filled with it. Because of that I did take a bit of a break from them but I did have one last card here in the office I wanted to take a look at. This time around I wanted to take a look at an MSI R9 390 Gaming 8G that AMD had sent over. We have seen a few R9 390’s but nothing from MSI so it will be great to see how the 390 compares to some of the SLI and Crossfire testing we recently did and to also see how the MSI card compares to the other competition on the market.

Maxwell GTX 980 GPU
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For many years, the idea of a truly mobile gaming system has been attainable if you were willing to pay the premium for high performance components. But anyone that has done research in this field would tell you that though they were named similarly, the mobile GPUs from both AMD and NVIDIA had a tendency to be noticeably slower than their desktop counterparts. A GeForce GTX 970M, for example, only had a CUDA core count that was slightly higher than the desktop GTX 960, and it was 30% lower than the true desktop GTX 970 product. So even though you were getting fantastic mobile performance, there continued to be a dominant position that desktop users held over mobile gamers in PC gaming. This fall, NVIDIA is changing that with the introduction of the GeForce GTX 980 for gaming notebooks. Notice I did not put an 'M' at the end of that name; it's not an accident. NVIDIA has found a way, through binning and component design, to cram the entirety of a GM204-based Maxwell GTX 980 GPU inside portable gaming notebooks.

PowerColor DEVIL R9 390X Review
     Mon, Sep 28 2015 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It was at Computex 2015 that PowerColor announced its DEVIL R9 390X and today we have the pleasure of taking a look at this rather unique piece of kit. Featuring a hybrid cooling solution, DEVIL uses a blend of water and air to effectively cool its Grenada XT GPU and VRM configuration. An aggressive design sets this card apart from others and as well as a custom cooling solution, also boasts a factory overclock.

MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition Review
     Sun, Sep 27 2015 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI has made a bold move by giving the company’s Z170 XPower motherboard a Titanium theme. What exactly does that mean? Well firstly the motherboard features a unique metallic styling which is sure to turn heads. And then there’s the application of a sixteen phase power delivery system that makes use of Titanium chokes. Titanium typically sees use in high-performance, weight- and temperature-critical applications such as aircraft structures and jet engine components. Can MSI’s Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition live up to the metal’s high-performance nature?

ASUS R9 Fury STRIX graphics
     Sat, Sep 26 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASUS R9 Fury STRIX represents the pinnacle of AMD GPU design. From performance, to price, to its feature set, this Fury seems to have it all.

XFX R9 390X
     Fri, Sep 25 2015 | 12:47P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The XFX R9 390X does what a next generation card should do. It outperforms the previous generation when it comes to the FPS performance delivered in each of the tests run for this review. Thanks to the improvement in core clock and memory speed over last year's R9 290X, you get a boost in performance that in several cases delivers stock performance between the GTX 970 and GTX 980. It puts the performance versus price of the R9 390X in an odd position of competing price wise with the GTX 980, but competing performance wise in most cases with the GTX 970 that retails for about $80 less than an R9 390X. If you push price to the side you get good playable performance at 2560 x 1440 across the entire test suite.”

MSI Radeon R9 380 Gaming 2G Review
     Fri, Sep 25 2015 | 12:47P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As expected many of our readers are gamers and professionals who are always looking for new graphics cards to equip their systems with. Obviously not everyone's willing to spend a large sum of cash for a graphics card but luckily nowadays people don't really have to since there are numerous budget-friendly models available in the market by both NVIDIA and AMD that do surprisingly well in games and professional applications alike. Our main focus recently has been on NVIDIA cards since that's what most of you have requested but since we want to be objective and also since AMD has launched quite a few models inside 2015 and we need to have both companies in our charts we decided to take a look at one. So today with us we have one of the latest AMD models launched by MSI and more specifically the Radeon R9 380 Gaming 2G.

AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire
     Thu, Sep 24 2015 | 12:19P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review we will test two Radeon R9 Nanos in a CrossFire setup, and we also include data for a R9 Nano paired with a Fury X, a combination that's possible on AMD, because both cards use the same GPU.

GeForce GTX 980 Ti vs GeForce GTX 780 Ti - Should I upgrade?
     Thu, Sep 24 2015 | 11:51A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A gamer simply can't have enough graphics power in his rig, which makes the question whether to upgrade or not omnipresent. To show you whether it makes sense to upgrade from one generation to another we have this series of articles ready for you, where will compare graphics cards from different generations. Today we're going to investigate if upgrading from a NVIDIA GTX 780 Ti to a GTX 980 Ti makes sense or not.

Sapphire Radeon R9 Nano Review
     Wed, Sep 23 2015 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"We have the third flagship class graphics card up for review today, and if you have had your head in the sand for about two months, this one is a little different. Previously we tested the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, the Fury and now the Nano. We didn’t really like the Fury X, though we did have a fault with it, and it has been replaced, we will follow the review up with a second part. We then reviewed the Fury, and we liked it, it seemed a lot more focused and graphics card like. Now we have the Nano, and it is nothing like it!"

he Best, Most Efficient Graphics Cards For 1080p Linux Gamers
     Wed, Sep 23 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Earlier this week I posted a graphics card comparison using the open-source drivers and looking at the best value and power efficiency. In today's article is a larger range of AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards being tested under a variety of modern Linux OpenGL games/demos while using the proprietary AMD/NVIDIA Linux graphics drivers to see how not only the raw performance compares but also the performance-per-Watt, overall power consumption, and performance-per-dollar metrics."

Sapphire R9 380 Nitro 4GB Review
     Tue, Sep 22 2015 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For many, the R9 Fury X and GTX980Ti are fantasy solutions – dream cards most of us will never be able to afford. What if you only have £200 to spend and need a new graphics card that can handle resolutions up to 1440p? Today we look at the latest Sapphire R9 380 Nitro which is priced to go head to head against Nvidia’s GTX960.

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