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Vantec NBV-320U3 USB 3.0 Dual Video Display Adapter Review
     Sat, Jan 02 2016 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest DisplayLink device from Vantec, the NBV-320U3, is offering up dual displays and USB 3.0. Let's take a close look at it now."

NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Performance For GRID Autosport
     Sat, Jan 02 2016 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"In the hours since Feral Interactive released the Linux version of GRID Autosport today, I've been trying out this racing game on a variety of AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards atop Ubuntu Linux. Here are my initial results for GRID Autosport under Linux with seven different graphics cards."

GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon-004
     Fri, Jan 01 2016 | 3:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"MSI has built a name for itself in the market of gaming laptops and our look at the new GT72S Dominator Pro G with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU will only further that reputation. No matter what your budget it appears that MSI has a gaming machine for you - starting from the ~$1,000 level to well beyond $4,000+! MSI is able to keep competitive prices on its lineup while also providing compelling feature sets that make for awesome designs. The unit reviewed here today, for example, includes an unlocked, overclockable Skylake quad-core processor, 32GB of system memory, a full-spec GTX 980 GPU, 75Hz G-Sync capable LCD, RAIDed NVMe SSDs, an RGB SteelSeries keyboard, Killer Networking wired and wireless connections, six USB 3.0 ports and three display outputs."

Radeons To Support HDR Displays, FreeSync Over HDMI
     Fri, Jan 01 2016 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We recently had the chance to attend a summit with the Radeon Technologies Group leadership to discuss the group’s plans for the upcoming year. There will be a series of announcements made in the coming weeks, but today we can share some FreeSync-related updates as well as some news regarding HDR displays and new display-related technologies. On the FreeSync front, the Radeon Technologies Group announced a few things: FreeSync support over HDMI, the first FreeSync compatible notebook, and a slew of new FreeSync displays. We've also go news regarding HDR display support, DisplayPort 1.3, and more...

     Fri, Jan 01 2016 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The RIPJAWS MX780 certainly stands out aesthetically with the metal frame exposed and its various RGB lighting points. For trusted quality and reliability the MX780 is equipped with a 8200DPI LASER sensor from Avago, Omron micro-switches rated for 20 million clicks, adjustable rear grip height, adjustable weight and features magnetic side grips which can be swapped to suit your preference.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 Xtreme Gaming 4GB Review
     Thu, Dec 31 2015 | 9:02A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Xtreme Gaming, that's what Gigabyte calls its new flagship graphics cards. All the pixel accelerators which belong to this series features a powerful cooler, a complex PCB and a beefy factory OC. This sounds like an interesting combination and we're certainly curious to find out what this card can do on the following pages.

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Review
     Wed, Dec 30 2015 | 6:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The NVIDIA Quadro M4000 has been out since August, but as the successor to the K4200, it’s the flagship mainstream professional graphics card. So we are reviewing it here to show how it compares to its predecessor (and the higher-end K5200). In terms of specification, it’s another step forward, despite having a similar £777 inc VAT price.

High-end Nvidia graphics cards suffer shortages and see increased pricing
     Tue, Dec 29 2015 | 11:15A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Strong demand for high-end graphics cards especially from China has caused some of Nvidia's graphics cards to suffer from shortages, which has boosted their average pricing by 15%, benefiting Nvidia, Colorful, Galaxy and Asustek Computer's profitability, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

     Mon, Dec 28 2015 | 12:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”When you look at the XFX DNA of the R9 380X DD XXX OC, it's clear that XFX puts together an excellent product. You get constant innovation on the cooling solutions that make up the company's Double Dissipation and Ghost 3.0 cooling systems. Splitting the shroud into two removable covers that can be removed without pulling off the heat sink assembly is an interesting development. What's even more interesting is the ability to remove the fans to clean the heat sink is genius. The 90mm fans use a clip-in mounting system that lets the user pull the fans out and clean the dust bunnies in about 30 seconds flat. That allows the cooling to operate at its best with little maintenance. If you don't have to clean the dust out, well, you are truly lucky. This one feature would be welcome thanks to the dander and dust my dog produces.”

ASUS Radeon R9 390 STRIX Gaming 8GB Review
     Mon, Dec 28 2015 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASUS Radeon R9 390 STRIX Gaming 8GB is an extremely powerful R9 390 custom graphics card. The cooler on this particular card is amongst the most capable models available these days. Apparently, this combination sounds rather compelling, so we're interested to see what it can do in our review.

AMD GPUOpen Initiative – 3 New Developments
     Sun, Dec 27 2015 | 9:02A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD Radeon Technologies Group has just announced the AMD GPUOpen initiative at their Technology Summit today. This is part of their effort to improve performance from the software side, as well as access to open source drivers and tools. Let’s take a look at the Radeon Technologies Group’s presentation below.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti vs. AMD Radeon R9 390 CF
     Fri, Dec 25 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Maybe you're one of the gamers out there who simply can't have enough power coming from the graphics department or maybe you want to assemble a gaming rig with a given budget and you want to get the very maximum out of it. In both cases the following article might be interesting and it might be quite surprising to see how two Radeon R9 390 in CF stack up against a mighty GTX 980 Ti.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Review
     Thu, Dec 24 2015 | 12:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme has a base clock of 1203MHz with a boost of 1405MHz versus the standard 1026 Base and 1190 Boost. Gigabyte has built a custom cooler for this card that features the WindForce cooling setup, and include Ultra Durable technology into the card for added longevity."

     Wed, Dec 23 2015 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We take the new ASUS STRIX R9 380X DirectCU II OC based on AMD's new Radeon R9 380X GPU and overclock this video card to its highest potential. We'll compare performance in six games, including Fallout 4, to a highly overclocked ASUS GeForce GTX 960 4GB video card and find out who dominates 1440p gaming.

Using a Graphics Card as a PhysX Processor - Beneficial or Not?
     Mon, Dec 21 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Recently we reviewed the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 AMP! graphics card, and a good point popped into our mind, what the heck do we do with our old graphics card? Take a read to find our whether it is beneficial to use your older graphics card to process PhysX!

Sapphire R9 390 Nitro 8GB
     Sun, Dec 20 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
On July 1st we reviewed one of the first Sapphire R9 390 Nitro cards out of the factory. Sapphire since updated the card, adding a back plate and increasing the clock speeds – and today we present a follow up review of this enhanced model which is available from UK retailers for £269.99 inc vat. We also test the hardware with the latest AMD Crimson drivers and compare against a myriad of other models from AMD and NVIDIA partners.

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