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Gigabyte's Maya Radeon 9700 Pro and 9000 Look

Gigabyte's Maya Radeon 9700 Pro and 9000 Look

It is always good to have choice. Up until ATI released its Radeon 8500, many users wanting powerful computer systems were forced to look for nVidia based graphics solutions. Fortunately for us, ATI hit back hard with their Radeon 9xxx series of graphics cards which presented us with new choices and happily opened the market right up. Gigabyte were one company which went along with ATI and Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes us on a discovery of both of the latest Maya series graphics cards based on ATI's Radeon 9700 Pro and 9000 cores! | Nov 25, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Abit Ti4200 OTES Graphics Card Review

Abit Ti4200 OTES Graphics Card Review

Even though the nVidia Ti4200 GPU is getting to be old-hat, there are still a few tricks available for it. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at the Abit Ti4200 OTES Graphics Board and see exactly what we're talking about. With an innovative touch and some interesting results, there may just be a reason to look again at the affordable Ti4200 series of video card. Come see for yourself! | Sep 28, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

GeForce4 MX gets AGP8X - Prolink GF4 MX440-8X

GeForce4 MX gets AGP8X - Prolink GF4 MX440-8X

Today nVidia announced the latest addition to their budget graphics chipset line, the GeForce4 MX440-8X with full AGP 8x support and other improvements to help speed boast the GPU. Asher "Acid" Moses checks out Prolink's GeForce4 MX440-8X graphics card and tells us what type of performance the extra bandwidth given by the AGP8x bus provides for gamers. | Sep 24, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro Review

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro Review

We've been hearing all kinds of good things so far concerning the new ATi Radeon 9700 series graphics cards, but can it possibly live up to all the hype? Come join Tio Chaharbaghi as he takes a look at this beast and tells us once and for all if it has what it takes to become the next champ, or the next chump! | Sep 13, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Hercules 3D Prophet 9000 Review

Hercules 3D Prophet 9000 Review

ATi recently surprised us with the release of two new graphics chipsets - the R9700 for high-end users and the R9000 for those on a budget. Early previews have shown that the R9700 provides performance that is far superior to what we have previously seen from any past 3D accelerator while the R9000 provides performance that places it well ahead of competing chipsets that are in the same price. Asher "Acid" Moses takes a look at Hercules solution, the 3D Prophet 9000. | Aug 26, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

ECS AG400 Xabre 400 Graphics Card Review

ECS AG400 Xabre 400 Graphics Card Review

With nVidia stealing the show of late in the video card market, can a fledgling chipset like the Xabre 400 really stand a chance at a coveted spot in your case? Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a hard look at the ECS AG400 Video Board and helps answer some questions about this new kid on the block. Can its budget price and performance numbers make it a winner? Come find out! | Aug 8, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

4-Way GeForce 4 Ti4200 Shootout

4-Way GeForce 4 Ti4200 Shootout

With the latest batch of GeForce4 Ti4200 based cards still selling like hotcakes, how is a poor working stiff supposed to know which one to choose? Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he tries to help you in this decision by taking a look at four GeForce4 Ti4200 video cards. All have their good points, but some showed a bit more promise. Let's see if we can help you choose a winner the first time! | Aug 6, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Triplex Xabre Pro Review

Triplex Xabre Pro Review

The graphics market is heating right up lately with a lot of different high end solutions emerging. For those though who are after a budget card which performs fairly well, you really can't go past SiS' latest Xabre400 chip. Today Asher "Acid" Moses" takes a look Triplex's Xabre400 solution, namely in the Xabre Pro. | Jul 28, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gainward GeForce4 PowerPack! Ultra/650 XP Golden Sample

Gainward GeForce4 PowerPack! Ultra/650 XP Golden Sample

With all the choices between different versions and manufacturers of the new GeForce4 Ti video cards available, it's getting to be quite a chore choosing just which one to get. Do you spend the big bucks on a shiny new Ti4600, or do you decide to be a bit more budget-minded and get something smaller. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Gainward Golden Sample Ti4200. With a little digging, we may have just what the doctor ordered. Come see for yourself! | Jul 7, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Abit Siluro Ti4200 vs. Triplex Millennium Ti4200

Abit Siluro Ti4200 vs. Triplex Millennium Ti4200

Since nVidia released their GeForce4 line of graphics chipsets, the most anticipated and sought after of them all has been the Ti4200. It provides high performance and can be overclocked to near-Ti4600 levels, yet it sells for half the price which is precisely the reason why the Ti4200 has become so popular. Today Asher "Acid" Moses takes a look at two of these Ti4200's from Abit and Triplex to find out which is the best value for your money! | Jul 6, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

SiS enters the 3D Arena - Xabre on Trial

SiS enters the 3D Arena - Xabre on Trial

SiS has been known in history for their less-than-stellar line of graphics chips for past several years now. With new R&D tactics SiS has braved the 3D front once again with the Xabre GPU. Breathtaking products from SiS have been few and far between, but some of the latest SiS products have been receiving good press, does the Xabre have what it takes to compete with the nVidia GeForce 4 MX460 in the value/mainstream market place? Read on as Cameron "Sov" Johnson gives us an answer! | Jun 22, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Clash of the 3D Monsters - VisionTek Ti4600 vs. Gigabyte Radeon 8500

Clash of the 3D Monsters - VisionTek Ti4600 vs. Gigabyte Radeon 8500

nVidia has had control of the 3D graphics card market for a few years now with little competition until just recently with the release of Radeon 8500 from ATi, not to mention other solutions from SiS and Matrox. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes a look at the VisionTek Ti4600 and Gigabyte Radeon 8500 where he puts them head to head giving us an idea of the features of both but most importantly, which performs the best! | Jun 21, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Leadtek A250 Ultra GF4 Ti4600 Review

Leadtek A250 Ultra GF4 Ti4600 Review

Leadtek has been well known as a high quality video card manufacturer for some time now. But can they continue this reputation? Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at their Mega Video Card; the A250 Ultra GeForce4 Ti4600. It's time to separate the men from the boys! | May 21, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

X-Micro Impact T4200 Video Card Review

X-Micro Impact T4200 Video Card Review

With the release of the GeForce4 Ti series video boards, the world has had some very good graphics adapters. But not everyone can afford the US$400 entry fee for the Ti4600. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the X-Micro Impact T4200 Video Card. It features the Ti4200 GPU and is available on the streets for half the cost of its big brother. Can this be the "Sweet-Spot" of price -vs- performance? Let's find out! | May 20, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

MSI GF4Ti4400-VTD Review

MSI GF4Ti4400-VTD Review

Everyone has been raving about the GeForce4 Ti4600 cards since they hit the market, but they're EXPENSIVE! So what is a hardcore gamer on a limited budget to do? Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at the MSI GF4Ti4400 Video Card. It's just possible that the question asked above will have a very nice answer, and at about US$100-150 less than the monster Ti4600 too. | May 2, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte AP64D-H Radeon 8500 Video Card Review

Gigabyte AP64D-H Radeon 8500 Video Card Review

ATi has been trying to take a bite out of nVidia's market share for some time now. When the first generation Radeon cards hit the streets, there was a renewed hope that this might be the ticket, but it fell short. But ATi didn't give up. Enter the Radeon 8500 GPU. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Gigabyte AP64D-H Video Card which uses this new wonder-chip. Can it take on the nVidia giant and be an effective 3D card in your power system? We aim to find out! | Apr 2, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

ASUS V8460 GeForce 4 Ti4600 Review

ASUS V8460 GeForce 4 Ti4600 Review

Yesterday NVIDIA announced that the GeForce 4 Ti4600 were hitting the retail stores for all those people who have the big dollars to spend on the latest and great video card from NVIDIA. Today, Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes you on a discovery of the brand new ASUS GeForce 4 Ti4600 video card, strap yourselves in for a fast and furious journey of this performance beast! | Mar 18, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Leadtek A170 GeForce4 MX440 Review

Leadtek A170 GeForce4 MX440 Review

We've been hearing an awful lot about the new GeForce4 MX cards, but how about from one of the big players in the overclocking world? Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes us on a tour of the Leadtek A170 GeForce4 MX440 Video Card. Can the Leadtek folks make a winner out of a budget card? Come on in and find out. | Mar 11, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Abit Siluro MX440 Review

Abit Siluro MX440 Review

Since its release, the GeForce4 Ti range has received a heap of praise because of its excellent performance at high resolutions, even with the highest quality settings turned on. While that is all well and good, not everyone can afford to spend about US$400 on a single component. That is where the GeForce4 MX comes in. Join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at the Abit Siluro MX440. Will nVidia's mid-range budget chipset provide enough bang for your buck? Read on to find out! | Mar 6, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Prolink GeForce4 MX440 Video Card Review

Prolink GeForce4 MX440 Video Card Review

We've all been hearing about them, and now we can see what the truth really is. With all the rumors flying around about the new GeForce4 MX cards being overpumped GeForce2's, it was time to do a little digging to see what the scoop REALLY was. So come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he does a little midnight testing on the Prolink GeForce4 MX440 Video Card. | Feb 13, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Abit Siluro Ti200DVI Graphics Card Review

Abit Siluro Ti200DVI Graphics Card Review

nVidia have recently announced their new graphics card lineup, the Ti500, Ti200 and GeForce2 Ti. We were able to obtain Abit's latest addition to their graphics card lineup, the Siluro Ti200. Although Abit have mainly been known for their high performance, highly tweakable motherboards, they have recently decided to move into the video card market as well. So come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he determines whether nVidia's latest budget graphics chipset is worth your hard earned cash. | Jan 13, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST