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HIS Radeon HD 5750 iCooler IV Video Card

HIS Radeon HD 5750 iCooler IV Video Card

HIS has now taken the time to jazz up the latest mid-range model from ATI. We see what they've done with this HD 5750 today. | Dec 27, 2009 at 09:34 pm CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-X 1GB Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-X 1GB Video Card

Having looked at two Vapor-X models from Sapphire already, we check out the latest one from the factory which is based on the HD 5770. | Dec 20, 2009 at 11:20 pm CST

AMD gets back in the development game with OpenCL tools and drivers

AMD gets back in the development game with OpenCL tools and drivers

AMD is finally getting back in the game with the release of OpenCL tools and drivers. But are they too late to catch NVIDIA? | Dec 16, 2009 at 11:33 pm CST

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5750 1GB Video Card

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5750 1GB Video Card

There's no real trouble getting a hold of a HD 5750 at the moment. We take a look at GIGABYTEs version which carries with it a new fan. | Dec 10, 2009 at 09:09 pm CST

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card

We have a look at the GIGABYTE HD 5970 and also take the time to overclock it to see if it can outperform the HD 5870 CF setup. | Dec 3, 2009 at 03:34 am CST

DiRT2 DirectX 11 ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series Comparison

DiRT2 DirectX 11 ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series Comparison

The DiRT2 demo is out and we take the built-in benchmark for a spin with the whole DX11 ATI lineup and see what's what. | Dec 1, 2009 at 07:52 pm CST

Kingpin Cooling Single GPU Competition with LN2 by Deanzo

Kingpin Cooling Single GPU Competition with LN2 by Deanzo

Today we will have a glimpse into the world of competitive overclocking as Deanzo takes part in one of these events. | Nov 30, 2009 at 03:08 am CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB Vapor-X Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB Vapor-X Video Card

Already impressed with the new Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X, we see what happens when the HD 5750 gets the same treatment. | Nov 28, 2009 at 12:31 am CST

AMD vs. NVIDIA - Are they even playing the same game?

AMD vs. NVIDIA - Are they even playing the same game?

We all have our favorites in the GPU and CPU world, but when we compare them do we know what we are looking at? | Nov 27, 2009 at 06:34 am CST

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 Video Card Round-Up

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 Video Card Round-Up

What do you do with excess GT 240s? Round'em up and see how they fair. We check out models from Palit, GIGABYTE, Galaxy and more. | Nov 26, 2009 at 10:04 pm CST

Editorial: Why High-End Radeon HD 5000 series supply is problematic

Editorial: Why High-End Radeon HD 5000 series supply is problematic

Shane tells us why he thinks the HD 5800 and HD 5900 series supply is so bad. And it's not because of yields. | Nov 25, 2009 at 03:20 am CST

ATI Radeon HD 5970 2GB in CrossFireX

ATI Radeon HD 5970 2GB in CrossFireX

Having been impressed with the new HD 5970 in standard and overclocked form, now it's time to see what magic can be made with two of these bad boys. | Nov 19, 2009 at 07:55 am CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB Overclocked

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB Overclocked

After checking out the HD5870 from Sapphire in detail earlier today, now we focus on its acclaimed overclocking prowess. | Nov 18, 2009 at 08:29 am CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card

ATI strap two HD 5870 cores onto a PCB and release a new model labeled HD 5970. Do we love it? - There's only one way to find out. | Nov 17, 2009 at 10:50 pm CST

MSI GeForce N240GT 512MB GDDR5 OC Video Card

MSI GeForce N240GT 512MB GDDR5 OC Video Card

MSI has attacked the new low end GT 240 by overclocking it. Can the new 40nm, GDDR5 low end model do anything for us? | Nov 17, 2009 at 07:57 am CST

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ 896MB Razor Edition Video Card

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ 896MB Razor Edition Video Card

We have a look at the new Razor series from Galaxy. How does the older GTX 260+ cope on our new Windows 7 testbed? | Nov 13, 2009 at 10:15 pm CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Vapor-X Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Vapor-X Video Card

New games, DirectX 11 and Windows 7. Let's see how the Vapor-X OC HD 5870 from Sapphire handles our new benchmark lineup. | Nov 9, 2009 at 04:17 am CST

Video Card Benchmarking - Goodbye Vista and XP, Hello Windows 7

Video Card Benchmarking - Goodbye Vista and XP, Hello Windows 7

We talk about our decision to move away from XP and Vista testing in our graphics card reviews and to use Windows 7 exclusively. | Nov 5, 2009 at 10:14 pm CST

HIS Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card

HIS Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card

With the high end HD 5870 already looked at in a number of ways, this time we check out the HD 5850 which carries with it a lower price tag. | Nov 5, 2009 at 05:56 am CST

HIS Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card in CrossFire

HIS Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card in CrossFire

We get another HD 5770 and figure we should CrossFire it up with the one we already have. How do the numbers look with HIS' HD 5770 in tandem? | Oct 28, 2009 at 10:41 pm CDT

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 275 Super Overclock 1792MB Video Card

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 275 Super Overclock 1792MB Video Card

We mentioned that GIGABYTE had added the GTX 275 Super Overclock series, we see if it can leave a mark like the GTX 265 did. | Oct 15, 2009 at 07:44 am CDT

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5850 Video Card in CrossFire

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5850 Video Card in CrossFire

With our second HD 5850 on hand we take the time to see what happens when we CrossFire the new well priced ATI option. | Oct 14, 2009 at 07:02 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB Video Card

Already impressed with the ATI Radeon HD 5770 video card, we wonder if the HD 5750 can have the same effect on us. Let's take the time to find out! | Oct 13, 2009 at 04:12 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card

The new mid-range options from ATI arrive - we have a look at the HD 5770 model from Sapphire, can it impress? | Oct 12, 2009 at 11:04 pm CDT

Palit GeForce GT 220 Sonic Edition 40nm 512MB Video Card

Palit GeForce GT 220 Sonic Edition 40nm 512MB Video Card

Palit strap the "Sonic Edition" name to the NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 and we wonder how exactly that's going to work - can it impress us? | Oct 12, 2009 at 07:27 am CDT

Galaxy GeForce GT 220 1GB Video Card

Galaxy GeForce GT 220 1GB Video Card

We have a look at Galaxy's version of the new low-end GPU video card model from NVIDIA, the GeForce GT 220. Any good? Read on! | Oct 12, 2009 at 05:51 am CDT

MSI GeForce N275GTX Lightning Video Card

MSI GeForce N275GTX Lightning Video Card

We saw MSI put the Lightning spin on the GTX 260 not that long ago. Today the GTX 275 gets the same treatment. Let's see if it can impress. | Oct 9, 2009 at 12:25 am CDT

NVIDIA DirectX 11 Questionnaire - A Response to AMD's Views

NVIDIA DirectX 11 Questionnaire - A Response to AMD's Views

NVIDIAs Vice President of Product Marketing takes the time to answer some of our questions in detail. Find out what we asked and how they answered. | Oct 8, 2009 at 02:14 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Overclocking Tests

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Overclocking Tests

We fire up Overdrive and see if we can get the sliders all the way to 900MHz / 5200MHz QDR up from the stock 850MHz / 4800MHz QDR setup! | Oct 2, 2009 at 12:06 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card

With the high end HD 5870 already looked at in a number of ways, we check out the HD 5850 this time which carries with it a lower price tag. | Oct 1, 2009 at 06:18 am CDT

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5870 Graphics Card in CrossFire X

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5870 Graphics Card in CrossFire X

GIGABYTE is our third retail HD 5870 in hand and we celebrate by pairing it with another two to find out what CrossFire X performance is like. | Sep 29, 2009 at 11:11 pm CDT

HIS Radeon HD 5870 1GB Video Card

HIS Radeon HD 5870 1GB Video Card

Another HD 5870 arrives, this time from HIS. Today we have a look at how it compares against the two top NVIDIA cards, the GTX 285 and GTX 295. | Sep 28, 2009 at 09:05 am CDT

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 260 Super Overclock Video Card

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 260 Super Overclock Video Card

GIGABYTE pump the GTX 260 full of steroids and launch the companies new Super Overclock series, we check it out. | Sep 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm CDT

AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5870 vs. HD 4890 GPU Comparison

AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5870 vs. HD 4890 GPU Comparison

Today we have a look at the new top dawg HD 5870 model and compare it directly against the HD 4890 to find out just what kind of improvements we get. | Sep 24, 2009 at 10:22 pm CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB in CrossFire

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB in CrossFire

The only thing better than one HD 5870 is two at the moment, so we slide two into our X58 testbed and see how they play together. | Sep 23, 2009 at 06:27 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Graphics Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Graphics Card

The new 5800s are beginning to show up and we have a look at the HD 5870 from , is it something special? Has AMD been able to swim or have they sunk. | Sep 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm CDT

MSI Radeon HD 4890 Cyclone OC 1GB Graphics Card

MSI Radeon HD 4890 Cyclone OC 1GB Graphics Card

MSI spin the HD 4890 into a Cyclone and we see what exactly that means for us and if it's something we should be getting excited about. | Sep 22, 2009 at 06:03 am CDT

HIS Radeon HD 4890 iCooler x4 1GB Video Card

HIS Radeon HD 4890 iCooler x4 1GB Video Card

The 5800s are almost ready to go mainstream but the HD 4890 is still a very real card. We check out what HIS has done with it today. | Sep 21, 2009 at 03:09 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 4770 Arctic Cooling Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 4770 Arctic Cooling Video Card

Sapphire has a new version of the Radeon HD 4770. We see how this mid-range video card compares to its big brother. | Sep 17, 2009 at 12:07 am CDT

Galaxy GeForce GTX 295 Single PCB Overclocked Graphics Card

Galaxy GeForce GTX 295 Single PCB Overclocked Graphics Card

Galaxy is the first company we've seen move to the single PCB GTX 295 design - but what else have they done, though? | Sep 9, 2009 at 10:19 pm CDT

ASUS Radeon HD 4890 Formula Graphics Card

ASUS Radeon HD 4890 Formula Graphics Card

We have seen companies try and spice up the Radeon HD 4890 GPU lately and today we see what ASUS has done with its Formula model. | Sep 7, 2009 at 07:05 am CDT

ASUS GeForce GTX 285 Matrix ROG Graphics Card

ASUS GeForce GTX 285 Matrix ROG Graphics Card

ASUS has kicked the GTX 285 up a notch and given it a fancy new Matrix title. We find out if it's really worth looking buying. | Sep 5, 2009 at 06:54 am CDT

MSI GeForce GTX 260 Lightning Graphics Card

MSI GeForce GTX 260 Lightning Graphics Card

Today we'll see what MSI has done to the GTX 260 and find out why it carries the new Lightning tag. | Aug 28, 2009 at 12:22 am CDT

ATI Catalyst vs. NVIDIA ForceWare VGA Performance in Win 7

ATI Catalyst vs. NVIDIA ForceWare VGA Performance in Win 7

We know NVIDIA and ATI have both been working hard on Windows 7 drivers, but who's been working harder? | Aug 14, 2009 at 07:35 am CDT

Windows 7 (Final OEM) vs. Windows Vista VGA Performance

Windows 7 (Final OEM) vs. Windows Vista VGA Performance

With the final OEM of Windows 7 installed, we see how its VGA performance compares to Windows Vista today. | Aug 10, 2009 at 06:50 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 2GB Vapor-X Graphics Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 2GB Vapor-X Graphics Card

We've recently seen Sapphire ramp up the HD 4890. We have a look at a 2GB equipped Vapor-X model from the company today. | Aug 7, 2009 at 11:47 pm CDT

Inno3D i-Chill GeForce GTS 250 with AC Twin Turbo Pro

Inno3D i-Chill GeForce GTS 250 with AC Twin Turbo Pro

The GTS 250 might be feeling a bit old, but companies are still mixing it up. We have a look at Inno3Ds version today. | Aug 5, 2009 at 06:12 am CDT

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 285 2GB OC Graphics Card

GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 285 2GB OC Graphics Card

GIGABYTE ramps up the amount of memory and the core clock on this GTX 285. Let's see if these boosts do it any real favours. | Jul 31, 2009 at 12:46 am CDT

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ OC Tri-Fan Graphics Card

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ OC Tri-Fan Graphics Card

While the GTX 260 might feel a bit old, it continues to offer some very good performance. We check out the latest version from Galaxy today. | Jul 8, 2009 at 11:29 pm CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 ATOMIC Graphics Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 ATOMIC Graphics Card

Sapphire ramps up the clocks of the HD 4890 and also straps a new cooler on for good measure. Can it stand out from the pack? | Jul 6, 2009 at 07:06 am CDT