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GALAXY Unveils New 7900GS Graphics Cards

NV partner GALAXY have just added two more NVIDIA cards to their lineup, these both based on the newly released 7900GS with a 540MHz core and 1500MHz DDR3 memory. Each card differs only in the cooling solution used, with choice for either a ZALMAN or Cooler Master heatsink/fan.


Grab GALAXY's press release here for further details.


This newest VGA accelerator based on nVidia 7xxx family chipset is a great connector between mid-range and high-end cards. For a reasonable money you can get a card which is equipped in all latest features, that a VGA can have at the moment. One more time Galaxy managed to create a unique card, far from being a reference board. It's easy to recognize Galaxy by a blue PCB, and a fancy cooling solution.


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NVIDIA Extends GeForce7 Series With 7900GS/7950GT

NVIDIA have released two new mainstream GeForce7 series graphics cards today, these being the 7900GS and 7950GT. NVIDIA's official press material on these can be located here, and there's plenty of coverage on the new cards as per the below links :-



- NVNews
- HotHardware
- Hexus
- PCPerspective
- Tech Report
- Guru3D
- HardwareZone
- 3DAvenue
- Anandtech
- FiringSquad
- HardOCP
- The Inquirer
- The Inquirer #2
- XBit Labs
- Bjorn3D
- ExtremeTech
- Neoseeker
- LegitReviews


SANTA CLARA, CA-SEPTEMBER 6, 2006--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today redefined performance expectations for graphics cards at two of the most popular price segments for PC gamers. Available immediately, NVIDIA SLI™-ready GeForce 7900 GS graphics processing units (GPUs) deliver exceptional performance and cutting-edge features at the widely-accessible $199 to $249 price point. Available September 14, 2006, the GeForce 7950 GT GPU brings screaming performance and a 512MB frame buffer to the $299 to $349 price segment.


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NVIDIA to Release Three New Graphics Cards

The DailyTech have posted up details of a few more entry-level/mid-range cards to soon enter NVIDIA's GeForce family, these being the GeForce 7100GS, 7900GS, and 7950GT. Talk about options these days, sheesh!


NVIDIA is set to release three new products in the coming weeks to do battle with ATI during the holiday season. This time around NVIDIA is launching new mid-range and entry level offerings to take on ATI's recently launched Radeon X1300XT, X1650 Pro, X1900XT 256MB, X1950XTX and X1950 CrossFire. NVIDIA's new offerings arrive in the form of the GeForce 7100GS, 7900GS and 7950GT.


At the entry level side of things NVIDIA is replacing its GeForce 6200TC with a new GeForce 7100GS. The G72 based 7100GS retains Turbo Cache support like the GeForce 6200TC it replaces. There will be 128MB of onboard memory which translates into 512MB effective memory with NVIDIA's Turbo Cache technology. The GeForce 7100GS is also backed by a 64-bit memory interface with compatibility with DDR2 memory. Four pixel shader units are available on the GeForce 7100GS. Core clock of the GeForce 7100GS is set at a rather conservative 350 MHz. NVIDIA SLI and PureVideo technologies are supported by the GeForce 7100GS, though it lacks the SLI bridge connector.


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GIGABYTE Bundle - Civ IV With RADEON X1650 Pro Silent-Pipe II

As highlighted within this press material, GIGABYTE are currently shipping their new Radeon X1650 Pro Silent-Pipe II graphics cards with a copy of the hit strategy title "Sid Meier's Civilization IV".


For all the details on the card, grab the official PR here folks.


August 23, 2006 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., LTD. (GIGABYTE), a leading manufacturer of VGA cards, today proudly announced they will be the first VGA card maker to bundle Sid Meier's Civilization IV edition with the Radeon X1650 Pro for strategy-game enthusiasts. The package enables users to experience the thrilling challenge of creating the ultimate civilization while maintaining your PC cool with GIGABYTE's silent thermal solution.


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Photos of the new ATI Radeon X1950XTX

A little while ago we were given the opportunity to run some benchmarks of ATI's latest graphics cards, the Radeon X1950XTX, however we didn't have enough time to complete a full and accurate set of benchmarks.


You'll have to wait for our full review of the X1950XTX GDDR-4 beast along with X1650 and X1300XT but until then we leave you with some pictures of the new card.




The paper launch was today and the products won't be on shop shelves until September 14th - I guess, so much for "no more paper launches". We'll have more news coverage of the new ATI graphics cards later.


Continue reading 'Photos of the new ATI Radeon X1950XTX' (full post)

NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT and 7900 GS coming soon?

Spotted over at the Tech Report a short while ago, low-key website have 'somehow' obtained leaked slides from NVIDIA which show off a couple of upcoming graphics cards, these being a GeForce 7950 GT and 7900 GS!


As rumors swirl about ATI prepping a new Radeon X1950 XTX and its Radeon X1900 XT inches closer to the $299 mark, Nvidia apparently has a surprise in store for next month. Leaked Nvidia slides obtained by Chinese site reveal the existence (translate here) of an upcoming GeForce 7950 GT planned for September 14. The card will reportedly be clocked at 550MHz with 24 pixel shader processors, 512MB of 700MHz memory (1.4GHz effective), and High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection built in as standard.


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GECUBE Graphics Cards Awarded ATI® Certification

Info-Tek (makers of GECUBE graphics cards) are proud to announce today that they've received the "ATI certification honor" for several of their products.


The ATI® certification program includes various hardware compatibility testing procedures to ensure that ATI® partner graphics cards meet the highest quality standards during the manufacturing process, and that only when they meet all requirements are they approved and receive certification. Thus, the "Certified By ATI" mark not only attests to ATI's backing of GECUBE products, it signifies Info-Tek's commitment to quality and consumer rights, as only by purchasing an ATI-certified graphics card can consumers be sure of a product's stability and reliability.


For full details, grab the press release here folks.


Taipei, Taiwan, August 14--Info-Tek Corporation, production supplier for the leading global graphics card brand GECUBETM has received ATI certification honor for the GECUBE RADEON® X1300 256MB/512MB (GC-RX1300GA2-D3/E3), GECUBE RADEON X1600XT (GC-RX1600XTG3-D3), GECUBE RADEON X1600Pro 256MB/512MB (GC-RX1600PGA2-D3)( GC-RX1600PG2-E3), and GECUBE RADEON X1800 Crossfire Edition (GC-CX1800-E2) graphics, providing end-users worldwide with the very best in graphics cards product.


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ATI Vendor Supplied Radeon X1950XTX Benchmarks Leaked

The first known benchmarks of ATI's upcoming flagship card have surfaced on the web, the (R580+) X1950XTX. These cards should start flooding the market by this time next month, with a scheduled launch date of somewhere between August 23 and 27.


Check out the full article and benchmark results at the DailyTech.


DailyTech has received early benchmarks of ATI's upcoming Radeon X1950XTX and X1950 CrossFire graphics cards. ATI's upcoming Radeon X1950XTX and X1950 CrossFire is expected to make its debut on August 23rd. Specifications for the Radeon X1950XTX and X1950 CrossFire are finalized with a 650 MHz core clock and 2 GHz effective memory clock. The core clock is unchanged from the previous Radeon X1900XTX while memory clock receives a hefty 550 MHz boost. This time around the Radeon X1950XTX and X1950 CrossFire are equipped with 90nm Samsung GDDR4 memory.


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Quad-SLI For DIY Crowd - Now Official

Quad-SLI goodness for the masses has become officially supported today with the release of NVIDIA's latest WHQL certified ForceWare 91.45 driver suite. Below is a brief listing of changes/features :-


- Adds support for Quad NVIDIA SLI Technology on GeForce 7950 GX2 GPUs
- Includes the new NVIDIA Control Panel
- New NVIDIA PureVideo features and enhancements
*Adds noise reduction post processing
*Adds image sharpening post processing
*Improved Inverse telecine algorithm
*Improved de-interlacing algorithm
*Improved compatibility with third party MPEG-2 decoders
- Microsoft DirectX 9.0c and OpenGL 2.0 support


Strangely enough however, these new drivers ONLY support GeForce 7950GX2 graphics cards, users of other GeForce cards are stuck with the previous release for now.



There's some coverage on the new driver as per the linkies below folks.


- Dailytech
- Guru3D
- HotHardware
- TGDaily
- bit-tech


And finally, here's NVIDIA's press announcement detailing the official introduction of Quad-SLI for the Do-It-Yourself crowd.


SANTA CLARA, CA-AUGUST 9, 2006-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, has made extreme high-definition PC gaming a reality for everyone with the release of the new NVIDIA ForceWare® 91.45 graphics driver with Quad NVIDIA SLI technology support. For the first time, users in the do-it yourself (DIY) segment have access to Quad SLI technology, which utilizes the power of four GPUs to make extreme high-definition gaming (XHD)-with resolutions of up to 2560x1600-a possibility for hardcore gamers and computer enthusiasts.


Continue reading 'Quad-SLI For DIY Crowd - Now Official' (full post)

Radeon X1900 Price Drops!

If you've been holding out for a while in the hopes ATI (err, or should I say AMD?) would eventually lower prices on their high-end range of graphics cards, your patience has certainly paid off!


The DailyTech report on some heavy price cuts across the entire X1900 lineup today.


For those of you who can't wait until the Radeon X1950 to debut on the 27th, ATI has already started to cut pricing on the ASICs for the Radeon X1900 series cards: Radeon X1900 CrossFire, X1900XTX, X1900XT and X1900GT. Essentially, all of the ATI cards have shifted down a price tier, leaving the top $500 price tag open for the Radeon X1950.


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