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NVIDIA's Best Buy GeForce GTX 460 1GB Video Card Overview
     Mon, Oct 18 2010 | 12:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"We got word late yesterday by a friend at NVIDIA that Best Buy had slipped up and released NVIDIA branded graphics cards on Sunday night. This was a week before they were supposed to hit store shelves as NVIDIA hasn't even released the PR stating that the company has joined forces with Best Buy and that Best Buy is now directly selling NVIDIA Branded video cards directly to consumers. This is the first time that we have seen NVIDIA branded video cards being sold direct and we went to a few Best Buy stores in St. Louis today and sure enough, we spotted the cards sitting on store shelves. We couldn't leave the store empty handed, so we bought the card for $299.99 and headed back to see what it was all about..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 SLI Video Card Review w/ ASUS, EVGA & MSI
     Mon, Oct 18 2010 | 6:26A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The ASUS ENGTS450 TOP, MSI N450GTS Cyclone 1GD5 and the EVGA GeForce GTS 450 FTW were all excellent video card. The GeForce GTS 450 is a fun video card to overclock as all five of our samples made it from 783MHz to at least 950MHz on the core and that was without any voltage adjustments. By just using an overclocking utility like EVGA Precision we were able to bump up the clocks effortlessly. We like to see overclocks like this as it makes owning a budget card fun and gives you the ability to get a little extra performance out of it..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

ECS GeForce GTX 460 1GB Black Video Card Review
     Mon, Oct 18 2010 | 6:26A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The ECS GeForce GTX 460 1GB Black video card is a fun little card with the solid price/performance ratio from the GTX 460 series cards with an ultra efficient heatsink and a hefty factory overclock. When overclocked up to a 900 MHz core speed the GTX 460 1GB begins to close in on the performance of a GTX 470 (the factory overclock itself puts it above the GTX 465) and well above cards from the Radeon side of the fence for a lower price. The heatsink uses 92mm fans (with unrestrictive aluminum fins and a plastic shroud) which are dead silent at an idle state and not audible over even just the pump from the Corsair H50..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 SLI versus ATI Radeon HD 5770 CrossFire
     Mon, Oct 18 2010 | 6:26A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Did you know that NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 and ATI Radeon HD 5770 video cards are nearly identical in price? They are also rather inexpensive and you can get a nice NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFire setup with these cards for $260-$280 before rebates. The question we look at today is which setup performs better and which one scales better?
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

ASUS ENGT430 GeForce GT 430 1GB DDR3 Video Card Review
     Mon, Oct 18 2010 | 6:26A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"After testing the ASUS ENGT430 video card we found ourselves being impressed by the little card. For only $79 we got some impressive features and were shocked that the power consumption levels were so good. We were worried that the GF100 series core on the card would eat up some power, but was shocked seeing this card with the GF108 core and 1GB of DDR3 memory was using less power than an ATI Radeon HD 5570 with 512GB of GDDR5 memory..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Sapphire Radeon HD 5550 512MB GDDR5 OC Video Card
     Sun, Aug 29 2010 | 2:06A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Another HD 5550 utilizing GDDR5 memory has arrived and we'll be honest when we say it'll probably be one of the last unless someone does something that stands out with the model. We tend to only have a look at one or two of these low end models because we tend to find companies don't mix it up too much. Sapphire today have not only slapped a half decent cooler on the card, but also taken the time to overclock it. I didn't actually look at the specifications before checking out GPU-Z and I wondered if the OC was going to be the 20MHz or so we saw from GIGABYTE on the HD 5670 recently, or if it was going to be more. And if it was more, what would it actually do for performance? So often we find these low end cards with an overclock to be quite pointless. Let's find out what Sapphire has done, though, and what it means for you."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

XFX HD-577X-ZMF3: Radeon HD 5770 in single slot design
     Fri, Aug 27 2010 | 2:46A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Since AMD launched the Radeon HD 5770 graphics cards, a dual slot cooling system was the usual way OEMs equipped their products. Less than a year later, XFX goes a different way and reduces the size to a single slot.
  FULL STORY @ HT4U

 
GeForce GTX 570 reviewed at TR
     Mon, Jul 12 2010 | 9:02A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
You were expecting new Radeons perhaps? Not yet but Nvidia`s GeForce GTX 570 has stepped in to fill the void."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD launches Radeon HD 5770/5750
     Sun, Oct 25 2009 | 12:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Following the launch of DirectX 11-supporting Radeon HD 5870/5850 GPUs at the end of September 2009 in the Taiwan market, AMD has now launched the Radeon HD 5770/5750.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Initial rumors had the RV790 pegged as a speed optimized RV770
     Fri, Mar 27 2009 | 4:45A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
: "I do not think we will see a massive increase in stream units as we saw going from the RV670 to the RV770. I think we will see an increase to 960 stream units (divided into 12 SIMDs), but the amount of RBEs will likely be unchanged (though AMD would include another texture unit per SIMD, adding another RBE would sort of upset the orthoganality of the setup). Considering the current texturing and AA performance of the HD 4870, those changes are likely not needed in the new chip. Performance increases in pure pixel fillrate and texturing will be improved from the clockspeed increases as well as further internal optimizations into these units."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Sapphire Radeon HD 4550 512MB Low Profile Video Card Review
     Thu, Nov 27 2008 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It stands to reason that there is a very limited number of video cards that will fit in the MicroATX Slim case. Our friends at Sapphire have added an additional selection, with the new Radeon HD 4550. This card has a very small footprint, and comes with both a standard expansion bracket and a low profile bracket, sports 512 megs of DDR3 memory, and has active cooling to boot. All for a price too low to believe. Read on to find out about this cute little video card!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Point of View GeForce 9400 GT 1024 MB Wall-E Edition
     Tue, Sep 16 2008 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
NVIDIA's new GeForce 9400 GT Series is based on the same G96 GPU that is also used on the 9500 GT. The 9400 GT has half the shaders however, which seriously limits the uses of the card in a gaming PC. On the other hand this greatly reduces the heat output which allows a completely passive solution. Point of View differentiates their card by using 1 GB of video memory and bundling a full version of the Wall-E game.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

Diamond ATI Radeon HD4850 Review
     Fri, Jun 27 2008 | 12:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This card will essentially be a XFX Black Edition 9800GTX as the clock speeds will be 738MHz for the core and higher clock speed for the Shader clock. It will be an interesting battle for sure, but ATI has fired the first salvo towards high-performance sub-$200 video cards of 2008. The high-end enthusiast market wanting an ATI card that competes well against NVIDIA’s best will have to wait a month or so until the HD4870 arrives and its dual-chip brother the 4870X2. They will have higher clock speeds, GDDR5 memory and be much more competitive against the GTX260 and GTX280 (here’s a hint; two 4870s working together on a single PCB will likely outperform GTX280 for the same price point) If this forces NVIDIA to lower their prices it will be a much better market, after all, who wants to spend $650+ on a new video card if you can help it. The 4850 does what it is designed to do with high end performance outclassing the HD3870 across the board for a $200 price point using less power and with excellent features the HD4850 is interesting competition to NVIDIA’s mid-range card the 9800GTX+ and 9800GTX standard at $199.
  FULL STORY @ STREAMSEND

Palit Radeon HD 4850 Sonic
     Thu, May 01 2008 | 3:49A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When we first tested the Radeon HD 4850 we were simply shocked at the kind of value if offered, delivering a level of performance that was unmatched by the GeForce 9800 GTX, at around $100 US less. For this reason the Radeon HD 4850 became the best value graphics card we had seen in years, possibly ever. However despite offering such an extreme level of performance at next to nothing, the Radeon HD 4850 did have one small weakness and that was cooling.
  FULL STORY @ LEGIONHARDWARE

Inno3D GeForce 9800 GTX Overclocked
     Thu, Apr 24 2008 | 4:33P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
While the performance of the Inno3D GeForce 9800 GTX Overclocked and the GeForce 9800 GTX in general is impressive, particularly for a $300 US graphics card, it is not exactly a huge leap forward when compared to the GeForce 8800 series. Although GeForce 8800 GT owners would see reasonable performance gains if they were to upgrade to the 9800 GTX, overclocking the 8800 GT would deliver a similar affect.
  FULL STORY @ LEGIONHARDWARE

ASUS EN9600GT Top Video Card
     Wed, Apr 16 2008 | 6:15P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today we are checking out another overclocked 9600 GT. This card is the ASUS EN9600GT Top. ASUS promises a 10% overclock right out of the box and provides applications to let you overclock even more. The only real sore point for me with the ASUS EN9600GT Top is that the custom heatsink makes the card very thick. You can still run the ASUS EN9600GT Top in SLI mode, but you are likely going to give up the slot right below where you put the ASUS EN9600GT Top."
  FULL STORY @ I4U

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