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New GPU Charts: 78 DX11 Graphics Cards (Updated: ASUS GeForce GTX 680 DirectCU II Top 1201 MHz @ ocaholic
     Mon, Jul 02 2012 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our charts you find benchmark values of 78 DX11 graphics cards. Furthermore we do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right graphics card."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

News: AMDs Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
     Sun, Jul 01 2012 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD has added higher clock speeds and a PowerTune boost feature to the Radeon HD 7970 in a bid to reclaim the single-GPU performance crown. Will it succeed? We have a look, with our customary focus on frame latencies, not just FPS averages."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

ASUS GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Sun, Jul 01 2012 | 12:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new ASUS GTX 680 DirectCu II TOP Edition is one of the most sought-after graphics cards on the market and with good reason. It incorporates a top shelf cooling solution, high clock speeds, the potential for incredible overclocking limits and a great software stack. There really isn`t anything more we could ask of in a graphics card. * *"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3 GB @ techPowerUp
     Sun, Jul 01 2012 | 9:21A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today AMD launches the HD 7970 GHz Edition, in a move to take away the performance crown from NVIDIA. The new card boasts clock speeds of 1050 MHz GPU and 1500 MHz memory. Price-wise the card is on the same level as the GTX 680, but is that enough to defeat NVIDIA`s single GPU flagship?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB DDR5 Flex Edition Video Card Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Sat, Jun 30 2012 | 12:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB DDR5 Flex Edition continues the Flex lineup of video cards. As with all Flex Cards, the 7870 Flex Edition features Sapphire's Flex technology and their improved cooling solution. The Flex technology enables Eyefinity with the use of the HDMI port, rather than the Display Port. The improved cooling uses Sapphire's proven Dual-X cooling solution. The core of this 7870 remains the same as all GHz editions. The engine clock is set at 1000MHz while the memory clock is at 1200MHz. There is 2GB of onboard 256-bit DDR5 memory. The 7870 uses the newest 28nm GCN architecture and features 20 Compute Units. This translates to 1280 Stream Processors, 80 Texture Units, 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units, 32 Color ROP Units, Dual Geometry Engines, and Dual Asynchronous Compute Engines. The interface is the newest PCI Express 3.0 and is DX 11.1 capable. All AMD features are in tact such as AMD App Acceleration, AMD HD3D technology, AMD CrossFire technology, AMD PowerPlay, AMD PowerTune, and AMD ZeroCore Power technology. "
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

PNY XLR8 GeForce GTX 670 Video Card
     Sat, Jun 30 2012 | 12:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Most gamers simply want to play upcoming releases without worrying over hardware requirements or system compatibility, and the GeForce GTX 670 video card is the most recent graphics product that deliver it all in one package. For around $399 the GeForce GTX 670 matches price to the AMD Radeon HD 7950, yet performs to the level of Radeon HD 7970. The PNY XLR8 GeForce GTX 670 keeps to NVIDIA's ultra-efficient design and delivers top-end potential while keeping some space reserved for overclocking. Offered as a bonus to their customers PNY also includes a thin-profile 72" long HDMI cable, and a free 3-month membership to the E-Sports Entertainment gaming community. With DirectX-11 games such as Battlefield 3 and Max Payne 3 demanding more from computer hardware, Benchmark Reviews tests how well the PNY XLR8 GeForce GTX 670 video card (VCGGTX670XPB) delivers the required graphical performance.
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB GHz Edition Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Sat, Jun 30 2012 | 9:21A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Not willing to be outdone by NVIDIA, AMD is upping the ante with their new HD 7970 GHz Edition, a graphics card that`s supposed to regain the performance crown and ultimately beat the GTX 680 clean. That`s a tall order to accomplish but with a 1GHz clock speed, a Boost feature and 6GHz memory modules, this new product may just have what it takes. * *"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

 
Gigabyte GTX 670 WindForce OC Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Sat, Jun 30 2012 | 9:10A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gigabyte`s GTX 670 WindForce OC is one of the few graphics cards that does things a bit differently. In a market that`s loaded with plain reference versions and overpriced custom cards that don`t provide much in the way of additional performance, this particular GTX 670 provides near-GTX 680 performance alongside a price that puts many competitors to shame. "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

XFX Double Dissipation R7750 Review
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overclocking an AMD GPU is about as simple as it can get. I simply used Catalyst Control Center to raise the GPU and memory clock speeds using the sliders. As with any overclocking using CCC, the PowerTune slider was slammed all the way to the maximum of +20%. With such high stock clocks, it wasn`t easy to push the card much further - maxing out the sliders was definitely not as good an option as you might do with lower factory-clocked cards. It was pretty easy to push the card up to 1000/1250 and run fully stable."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

[Tech ARP] Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 13.3
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days, there are so many mobile GPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different configurations. Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various mobile GPUs in the market as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering *349 mobile GPUs*, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare up to *22 different specifications* for each and every GPU. We hope it will prove to be a useful reference. We will keep this guide updated regularly so do check back for the latest updates. Here are the latest updates: *- Added a new Interface specification for all NVIDIA GPUs. - Added the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPU. - Added the Transistor Count specification and corrected the DirectX Support specification for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M GPU. - Added the Transistor Count specification and corrected the DirectX Support specification for the NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GPU. - Added the Transistor Count specification and corrected the DirectX Support specification for the NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M GPU. - Added the Transistor Count specification and corrected the DirectX Support specification for the NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE GPU.*"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 12:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When it was released last December, the Radeon HD 7970 was the fastest single-GPU video card available on the market. However, the GeForce GTX 680, released in April, proved to be faster. To counter the faster GPU from NVIDIA, AMD first dropped the price of the Radeon HD 7970, and now is releasing a second version of the Radeon HD 7970, dubbed GHz Edition, with higher clock rates. Was the increase of the clock rates enough to take the crown away from the GeForce GTX 680? Let`s check it out."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

MSI GEFORCE GTX 680 Lightning 2GB Video Card Review
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 12:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"MSI is back again with another Lightning series video card. This time the NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 680 gets the wicked treatment."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Sapphire Radeon 7870 FleX @ PureOverclock
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 12:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“What's so special about a FleX graphics card? Well, FleX is unique to Sapphire and it supports Eyefinity out of the box with no need for expensive DisplayPort screens or adapters. The tech is built directly into the card itself, independent of the monitors being used. The Sapphire 7870 FleX continues what we’ve seen on other models, and while it’s great tech, can this card bring enough horsepower to support great Eyefinity gaming at extreme resolutions?”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Sapphire HD 7870 FleX Dual-X 2GB
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 12:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The memory clock was bumped up 25MHz at a time until things became unstable, then backed off 5MHz at a time till it would pass 30 minutes of Unigine Heaven 3.0. The core clocks were raised similarly. After a few rounds of testing the rock-solid clock rates were 1240MHz core (a 24% increase) and 1290MHz memory (a 7.5% increase). The core clock is one of the highest seen here at OCC and the memory is roughly what is expected considering the modules themselves were only rated for 1250MHz."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB GHz Edition Review - Taking on the GTX 680
     Fri, Jun 29 2012 | 9:21A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD enjoyed that crowned location on the GPU front all the way until the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 launched in March. In a display of technology that most reviewers never thought possible, NVIDIA had a product that was faster, more power efficient and matched or exceeded just about every feature of the AMD Radeon HD 7000 cards. Availability problems plagued NVIDIA for several months (and we just now seeing the end of the shortage) and even caused us to do nearly-weekly stock checks to update readers. Prices on the HD 7900 cards have slowly crept down to find a place where they are relevant in the market, but AMD appears to not really want to take a back seat to NVIDIA again."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

Sapphire HD 7870 FLeX @ LanOC Reviews
     Thu, Jun 28 2012 | 12:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Now that we have seen all of the various stock and overclocked versions of the HD 7000 series cards, some of the more interesting variations are starting to trickle out. A good example of this is from Sapphire, not only do they have a WIDE variety of versions. They are actually introducing a new card today, the Sapphire HD 7870 FLeX. For those of you who have been around for a while, you have seen us cover their FLeX lineup before. With the FLeX lineup allowing you to run three monitors in Eyefinity without any active adapters, it is perfect for someone who is already running multiple monitors. As we have seen in the past, if you plan on gaming in Eyefinity you need to have the power to push your favorite games, the HD 7870 is the fastest FLeX card we have tested to date, if any card can do it, it should.
  FULL STORY @ LANOC

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