MSI bring the Cyclone cooler to the HD 6850 while strapping on the "Power Edition" tag. We answer what that means for you.
Diamond come out thick and fast with an overclocked HD 6970. Let us show you what performance an XOC will get you!
It doesn't carry the same price tag as its big brother, but packs some good performance. How's the HD 6950 go when we Crossfire it?
We've seen what one new HD 6970 can bring to the table so far thanks to Sapphire. Now we do the next logical step and add a second into the mix.
We check out the new cream of the crop from AMD. Make way for the HD 6970 which carries with it a juicy 2GB of GDDR5.
The baby HD 6900 isn't so baby-like. Let's see what the HD 6950 offers us apart from that huge 2GB of GDDR5.
HIS bring something a little different to the table. Let us tell you what makes this model so special.
We take hell to another level by checking out the GTX 570 GLH again, except this time overclocking it even more.
What would've happened if the GTX 480 launched at the same clocks, but with the 512 Shaders like we thought it would have had?
So, the GTX 580 is too expensive, but you want an NVIDIA video card? - The GTX 570 could be the goods. Let's see what Gainward are offering in this GLH version.
We've already seen that the GTX 580 can offer some serious performance, but let's see what happens when we bump up the voltage.
It's nice to know that someone out there made the effort to get us a GTX 580, even if it wasn't NVIDIA.
You're not running 4.2GHz on a $1,000 CPU? That's cool - Let's see how this $400 VGA setup runs at different clock speeds.
With 960 Shader HD 6850s in Crossfire looked at earlier this week, it's now time to see what happens when we overclock these puppies.
We have our hands on a pair of HD 6850s which carry the correct 960 Shader count. We finally test HD 6850s in Crossfire properly.
Sapphire brings us the newly launched HD 6850 TOXIC. We see if the winning formula continues to work for Sapphire with the new 6000 series.
The GTX 580 might be here, but companies have only just begun to really get stuck into the GTX 480. We check out the GIGABYTE Super Overclock version; a series we've grown to love.
HIS is the first company to bring us a pre-overclocked HD 6800 series card. It comes in the form of the higher end HD 6870 and falls into the Turbo series.
GIGABYTE slaps the Windforce cooler on the HD 6850 and we put it through its paces by overclocking the heck out of it. Find out if we cracked that 1GHz mark.
Lightning continues to strike from MSI. Today we find out if it can strike again with the GTX 480 variant of the series.
Lantic show us a HD 6870. We pair it with another and then overclock them both. Hold on to your hats!
We get our hands on a HD 6850 that carries the reference 960 Shaders. Let's compare this to our 1120 Shader sample.
We try and see what tricks we can pull with Sapphire's TRIXX OC software on the Sapphire HD 6870.
We begin to get down and dirty with the HD 6800 series. First we start with the HIS HD 6850 running a BIOS with 1120 Shaders (vs. the reference 960).
We've checked out the HD 6850 in CF and since we've got another HD 6870 from HIS, it's time to turn our attention to the bigger brother in tandem.
Having checked out both the new HD 6850 and HD 6870 cards separately, it's now time to turn our attention to other areas of interest with the new models. First up? Some HD 6850 Crossfire goodness thanks...
Joining the launch of the HD 6870 today is its little brother in the HD 6850. Let's take a ride in Sapphire style and see if it can impress.
We check out the big brother to the new HD 6850 that's also been launched today; the HD 6870. Where's it sit and how's it go?
We send the GTS 450 from Gainward into the depths of hell by pairing up two of these 930MHz bad boys!
We can tell you a little of what to expect from the new AMD cards launching this week.
Palit show us another GTS 450. This one's a little different coming in at only half the height of the standard model, which could be more accommodating for some.
Today we see the Black treatment given to the ECS GTS 450. Let's skip the stock clocks and push it to its limits!
We look at the GIGABYTE GTS 450 OC with the new Windforce cooler. Let's see how it performs.
We see if we can make the GTX 480 Super OC from Galaxy the Super Duper OC by overclocking it further.
Galaxy make the fastest single GPU card faster. The question we ask is whether or not they can also make it better.
Already impressed with what the GTS 450 in SLI offers, we see what our Galaxy offerings do when we ramp up the clocks further.
That time has come for the latest, most talked about video cards from NVIDIA where we pair the Galaxy GTS 450 Super OC with another one and see what happens.
Palit stamp the Sonic Platinum logo on the GTS 450 and we've got to say, these stock clocks...wow!
We've heard rumors about good GTS 450 overclocking. Today we find out if they're true with the MSI Cyclone.
The GTS 450 is looking the goods already. Let's see what the Cyclone version from MSI can do for us.
Today we have a look at the new GTS 450 from Galaxy, carrying with it the Super OC tag which has impressed in the past.
The HD 5770 joins the Silent Cell family. We check out what this whisper quiet model does for us.
We check out a very mean GTX 460 from ECS. The question is, can it stand up amongst this tough competition?
The HAWK has always been about the overclock, and this article wouldn't be here unless we had something special to show you.
The HD 5770 HAWK is the best version of the model to date. Can the HAWK series do the same for the GTX 460?
Sapphire take the time to overclock the HD 5550 512MB GDDR5. We ask ourselves if it's a waste of time.
Sapphire brings the HD 5670 into its Ultimate series. We check out whether or not it's worth considering.
HIS show us the new GDDR5 HD 5550 and HD 5570. What are our thoughts on the changes made? Step inside and see.
ATI slap some GDDR5 on the HD 5550. Is it more than just a bit of cheap makeup? - Let's fire up the testbed with it and see.
We look at another Super Overclock card from GIGABYTE. This one's a little meaner than the HD 5770, though.
We take a slightly different approach to this video card. We ignore the HD 5770 and focus more on what FleX brings us.
The Super Overclock series from GIGABYTE gets a new mid range model. Let's see how the HD 5770 SOC fairs.
We crank up the MHz even more on the GLH Gainward cards. Can we make Hell go even faster?
We partner the GTX 460 GLH version from Gainward with another 800MHz card. How does hell go, we wonder?
Already impressed with what SLI'd GTX 460s can do, we see what happens when we further add some overclocking into the mix.
We SLI the new King of Value video cards from NVIDIA. Is this a setup you should be looking at?
Sapphire HD 5830 1GB and MSI GTX 460 768MB Cyclone; both priced at $210 U.S. - Where should your money go?
Already impressed with the 768MB version of the GTX 460 Cyclone from MSI, today we check out the 1GB version.
Today I am pretesting and modifying GTX480's before heading off to Japan to assist in some 3DMark Vantage benching on a platform that will require no less than seven liquid nitrogen containers.
Palit has already set the bar high with a 800MHz stock clock. We see if we can raise it even higher today.
Another day, another GTX 460. NVIDIA partners seem to love this model as much as us. Let's check out the Super OC Galaxy one today.
We know about the Sonic series from Palit, but what about the Sonic Platinum? Let's see what it means for the GTX 460.
There's more to the 1GB version of the GTX 460 than extra memory. Let's have a closer look at the GIGABYTE version.
We check out the new GTX 460. The first one we're looking at is the MSI 768MB version which is part of the Cyclone series.
They told us what we should be able to get, we laughed, cried and ended up shocked. The GTX 465 with Voltage Adjustment Overclocked!
They told us what we should be able to get; we laughed, cried and ended up shocked. The GTX 465 with Voltage Adjustment Overclocked right here folks!
The latest 400 series video card from NVIDIA meets with MSI and its Twin Frozr II cooler we've grown to love.
It's been a while since we've seen anything from AXLE, but today we have a look at this mid range HD 5600 series card.
It's been a while since we've looked at some mid range cards. Let's take a look at a couple from GIGABYTE today.
It has been a long time since we've seen something from Gainward. Let's see how the ol' Golden Sample series is going.
$500 and a love for PhysX? - Which option is the better way to go; a single GTX 480, or a GTX 470 with a dedicated GTX 260 picked up second hand?
The 257.15 driver from NVIDIA accidently gave ATI users the chance for PhysX. Let's take advantage of it.
What else can we do with the GTX 465? Oh yeah! Use it as a dedicated PhysX card alongside the mighty GTX 480.
Two GTX 465s at 700MHz core each; that's almost 100MHz overclock on the core. What has it done for us this time around?
We've looked at it in single stock form and single overclocked form. Today we combine two and see what the GTX 465 does in tandem.
The GTX 465 for us really hits the spot. Can we get even more excited with its OC potential?
The GTX 400 series just became a bit more affordable. But do we care? Is the GTX 465 something we even want? Let's find that out now.
GTX 470 SLI is impressive, but we kick it up a notch higher by overclocking these two bad boys. Can it take top honors?
Today we take four reference MSI 5870's and see what we can get out of them when we strap liquid nitrogen pots to each and every one of them.
With two GTX 470s on hand it's time to get some SLI action happening. What do we think of our first GTX 400 SLI experience?
It's Palits time to attack the GTX 470 with a new cooler. Let's see how well it stands out against the reference design.
We look at our first official 2GB HD 5870. What can we expect from the one that comes under the Vapor-X series from Sapphire?
He's on a mission to break 800MHz Core. Can it be done with the Galaxy GTX 470 GC and Xtreme Tuner HD software? Step inside and find out!
We fire up the new OC Guru software from GIGABYTE and see how it works with their very impressive HD 5870 SOC.
Galaxy is the first company we've seen attack the GTX 470. Have they managed to improve on the reference design?
Another card makes it to the SOC series from GIGABYTE. This time it's the much loved HD 5870. Let's check it out!
With a new PhysX mod available we see how a GTX 480 as a PhysX card goes when combined with the world's fastest video card.
We've already attacked the GTX 480 with more voltage. Thanks to a new Afterburner release from MSI, it's the GTX 470s time to wind up.
Shane takes the world's fastest video card and; well...makes it even faster! - How TOXIC is the HD 5970 from Sapphire?
We have a look at the retail version of the Eyefinity6 Edition of the HD 5870 from Sapphire.
We offered you a sneak peak already, but today it gets the royal treatment. Check out our full review of the HD 5970 TOXIC 4GB.
The last of the Turbo HD 5800 series is looked at from HIS. This time it's the more budget focused HD 5830.
MSI upgrade the HD 5830 with some new cooling and throw us Afterburner in the package for good measure. How's the card clock? Let's find out.
I punish the GeForce GTX 480 with more voltage; and my ear drums with the fan speed set to 100%!
Our first GTX 480 arrives and it's a sexy looking retail one. Let's see how the GIGABYTE GTX 480 looks and goes.
We haven't finished the whole review yet, but in the meantime let us show you a little bit of leg. Come look at the HD 5970 TOXIC performance.
GIGABYTE sends over a HD 5830 which looks the goods with a mean looking cooling fan. We look at it today on our new test setup.
Another Turbo model arrives from HIS and this time it's based on the HD 5850. Let's take the time to check it out in our new benchmark line-up.
The Eyefinity6 that we've known about for months is finally here. Let's check it out at 5760 x 1200.
The GTX 470 might run hot and loud, but Shane doesn't care as he overclocks this sucker to see what extra there is on tap.
It's here! But was it worth the wait? Shane sits down with the GTX 470 and let's us know what he thinks.
So much has been said about the GTX 400 series. Some of it is flat out lies; others truths. Let me tell you what you need to know.
The HD 5870 and HD 5970 we see today are quite different to the ones we saw at the launch of the model. Step inside and we'll explain why.
The Turbo series from HIS begins to make an appearance and the first model to get the treatment is the HD 5870.
The HD 5870 gets struck with lightning. But is it just a fancy title to the card or something we actually want to own?
HIS send us over another HD 5770 and we have a look at what's going on with the latest version of the card.
Our first retail HD 5830 arrives and we take the time to Crossfire the model with our reference one. Not all is rosy, though!
ATI round off the HD 5800 series with a more budget orientated model. Does budget mean slow, though? Let's find out.
We throw another HD 5570 in the testbed to see how this budget CrossFire setup goes in our games.
Another HD 5450 arrived and Shane decides to overclock it; because he can!
Sapphire has already given the HD 5870 the TOXIC treatment. Today the same happens to the HD 5850.
GIGABYTE has bumped up the core MHz today. We see how high it's gone and if it offers us a useable improvement.
Recently we looked at an IceQ+ HD 5750. Today we look at the more budget orientated HD 5670 in the same series.
We've missed the IceQ+ series for a while. Today we see the latest model to come in under this well known series, the mid-range HD 5750.
It's been a while since we've seen something from PowerColor, but they reintroduce themselves to us today with a great looking HD 5870.
ATI round off the HD 5000 series with the introduction of the HD 5570 today. Let's check it out.
MSI has strapped the Afterburner software to the HD 5770. Let's see if we can break the sound barrier.
We've got two HD 5450s on hand, so we're going to CrossFire them for a bit of fun.
We enter a new month and we have a new model from ATI to look at. This time it's the very entry level HD 5450 from Sapphire.
Our second 1GB GDDR5 HD 5670 arrives and we figure it's time to check out some budget CrossFire action.
Running a bit late, the ATI reference HD 5670 finally arrives. We see what this 512MB version offers us when compared to the 1GB model.
We've heard whispers that the HD 5670 has a bit of overclocking headroom. Today we take the time to find out for ourselves.
ATI continue to release new models in the HD 5000 Series. This time it's a model that sits below the HD 5750. We find out how the HD 5670 goes today.
Another HD 5700 series card makes its way through the door. This time it's a HD 5770 from HIS. Let's see how it goes.