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Interview with AMD's Roy Taylor, response to NVIDIA's Maxwell GPUs

Interview with AMD's Roy Taylor, response to NVIDIA's Maxwell GPUs

NVIDIA launched its Maxwell GPUs last month, what does AMD have to say? We interview Roy Taylor, AMD's Corporate Vice President of Global Channel Sales. | Dec 2, 2014 08:43 am CST

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X 8GB Vapor-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X 8GB Vapor-X OC Video Card Review

Some of AMD's partners doubled the Radeon R9 290X video card memory to 8GB, hoping to create a spark in sales. Here's a review of one of those cards. | Nov 17, 2014 04:08 pm CST

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

If the GTX 970 version of the STRIX from ASUS wasn't enough, then maybe the GTX 980 version we've got today is what you're after. Here's Shawn's review. | Nov 15, 2014 12:05 pm CST

ASUS GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

Let's see how the new ASUS GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX OC does on our freshly upgraded video card test bed! Is it your next video card? Read on. | Oct 29, 2014 04:05 pm CDT

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Cards in SLI & Overclocked

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Cards in SLI & Overclocked

With our NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB SLI video card setup running perfectly, we overclock it to see just how much performance we can get out of it. | Oct 16, 2014 04:02 pm CDT

Core i7 4770K vs AMD FX-8350 with GTX 980 vs GTX 780 SLI at 4K

Tweakipedia: Core i7 4770K vs AMD FX-8350 with GTX 980 vs GTX 780 SLI at 4K

We take our Core i7-4770K processor and pit it against our budget AMD FX-8350 CPU, as well as the 4930K with GTX 980 and GTX 780s in SLI at 4K | Oct 10, 2014 06:49 am CDT

AMD FX-8350 powering GTX 780 SLI vs GTX 980 SLI at 4K

Tweakipedia: AMD FX-8350 powering GTX 780 SLI vs GTX 980 SLI at 4K

Just how does a $300 AMD CPU and motherboard combo compare against a $1000 Intel combo at 4K on GTX 780 and GTX 980 SLI? Let's find out | Oct 7, 2014 03:04 am CDT

4K Showdown - Intel X79 vs. X99 with ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB Quad SLI

4K Showdown - Intel X79 vs. X99 with ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB Quad SLI

Four ASUS GTX 980 4GB video cards tested with our Intel X99 and X79 platforms. Do you need X99 for Quad SLI 3840 x 2160 gaming? Shawn gives us the answer. | Oct 1, 2014 08:06 am CDT

4K Showdown - ASUS GTX 980 4GB in Single, SLI, 3-Way SLI and 4-Way SLI

4K Showdown - ASUS GTX 980 4GB in Single, SLI, 3-Way SLI and 4-Way SLI

One, two, three and four ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB video cards tested in our benchmark line up at 3840 x 2160 (4K) in SLI mode. Let's the craziness begin! | Sep 30, 2014 08:10 am CDT

AMD FX-8350 powering GTX 780 SLI vs GTX 980 SLI at 2560x1440

Tweakipedia: AMD FX-8350 powering GTX 780 SLI vs GTX 980 SLI at 2560x1440

We test GeForce GTX 780 SLI versus GTX 980 SLI with AMD's budget-friendly FX-8350 CPU | Sep 30, 2014 12:48 am CDT

MSI GeForce GTX 980 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OCed Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 980 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OCed Video Card Review

Can the GeForce GTX 980 4GB version of the MSI Twin Frozr V Gaming OC impress us as much as the GTX 970 version did? Let's find out as we overclock it. | Sep 26, 2014 05:15 pm CDT

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Cards in SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Cards in SLI

Today Shawn puts together two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB video cards worth around $1100 in SLI mode to see how they compete against AMD's top offerings. | Sep 26, 2014 08:12 am CDT

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 4GB AMP! Omega Edition OC Video Card Review

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 4GB AMP! Omega Edition OC Video Card Review

We take a look at our first non-reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 video card. Let's see just what the ZOTAC GTX 980 4GB AMP! Omega Edition OC can do. | Sep 24, 2014 07:56 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB ITX Compact Overclocked Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB ITX Compact Overclocked Video Card Review

Our second Radeon R9 285 2GB video card from Sapphire is part of the new ITX Compact series. Need a smaller version video card for your rig? Read on. | Sep 22, 2014 11:50 pm CDT

MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OC Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OC Video Card Review

This is a NIGHTMARE situation for AMD. Find out exactly why with our review of the brand new MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OC video card. | Sep 19, 2014 12:10 pm CDT

GeForce GTX 980 SLI vs GTX 780 SLI at 2560x1440

Tweakipedia: GeForce GTX 980 SLI vs GTX 780 SLI at 2560x1440

We pit the new Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980s against our Kepler-based GTX 780s in SLI at 2560x1440 | Sep 18, 2014 09:35 pm CDT

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA surprise today with a new high-end GPU model. Let's find out just what the new GTX 980 4GB is all about, as Shawn puts it through its paces. | Sep 18, 2014 09:30 pm CDT

HIS Radeon R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review

We're moving away from X99 motherboards to check out the newly released HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC video card. How does it perform? Check out our results. | Sep 16, 2014 12:10 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB Dual-X in CrossFire Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB Dual-X in CrossFire Video Card Review

The other day we saw how one Sapphire R9 285 2GB Dual-X video card performed. Today we found out how two of them perform in CrossFire mode. Take a look. | Sep 10, 2014 04:12 pm CDT

HIS Radeon R7 260X iCooler 2GB Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R7 260X iCooler 2GB Video Card Review

We take a look at a video card a little cheaper today, the HIS Radeon R7 270X iCooler 2GB. Come and see how it performs in Shawn's full review right now. | Sep 5, 2014 08:10 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC Video Card Review

As if enough hasn't launched in the past few days, AMD release a new video card, and a confusing one too. We check out the new R9 285 Dual-X from Sapphire. | Sep 2, 2014 07:00 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC in CrossFire Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC in CrossFire Video Card Review

With the help of Sapphire, we have a bit of fun, and throw two R7 260X video cards in CrossFire mode to see what this $250 setup can do. Let's take a look. | Aug 29, 2014 01:14 am CDT

MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC in CrossFire OCed Review

MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC in CrossFire OCed Review

Following our recent look at the PowerColor R9 280 3GB in CrossFire, Shawn overclocks the setup with the MSI R9 280 3GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC video card. | Aug 28, 2014 09:03 am CDT

HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review

Today Shawn looks at another overclocked AMD Radeon R9 280 GPU based video card, the HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB. Take a look and see what he thinks of it. | Aug 27, 2014 05:05 pm CDT

Which GPU should I buy with a budget of $1500?

Ask the Experts: Which GPU should I buy with a budget of $1500?

I have a budget of $1500 for a new GPU upgrade, but which one (or two) should I buy? | Aug 21, 2014 01:25 am CDT

PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 280 3GB OC CrossFire Video Card Review

PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 280 3GB OC CrossFire Video Card Review

We are working our way through some AMD Radeon R9 280 video cards that AMD sent us. Today Shawn checks out the PowerColor version in CrossFire mode. | Aug 20, 2014 08:40 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

We check out the mid-range R9 270X 2GB Vapor-X OC from Sapphire, and see how it performs when we overclock it. Let's see what Shawn has to say about it. | Aug 16, 2014 03:40 am CDT

GIGABYTE Radeon R9 280 WINDFORCE 3GB OC Video Card Review

GIGABYTE Radeon R9 280 WINDFORCE 3GB OC Video Card Review

With a recent price drop, AMD is trying to bring some positive attention to the R9 280 3GB, after a not so great launch. We look at GIGABYTE's version. | Aug 11, 2014 09:15 pm CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X 4GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X 4GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

We overclock the Sapphire R9 290X 4GB Vapor-X OC video card and see what kind of performance we can get out of it. Take a look at what Shawn has to say. | Aug 5, 2014 09:00 am CDT

ASUS GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review

We check out the value orientated ASUS GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB OC Edition video card which is priced at a bit over $100. Let's see what Shawn has to say. | Aug 1, 2014 05:15 pm CDT

HIS IceQ R9 290X iPower Hybrid iTurbo 4GB OC'ed Video Card Review

HIS IceQ R9 290X iPower Hybrid iTurbo 4GB OC'ed Video Card Review

We got a sneak peak of it at Computex, but today we get to check out the hybrid water cooled HIS Radeon R9 290X 4GB video card. Let's take a look! | Jul 31, 2014 05:10 pm CDT

HIS Radeon R9 270X IceQ X2 Turbo Boost 2GB OC Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 270X IceQ X2 Turbo Boost 2GB OC Video Card Review

Moving away from the higher-end video cards as of late, we check out the mid-range HIS R9 270X IceQ X2 Turbo Boost 2GB OC. Let's see what Shawn thinks. | Jul 24, 2014 08:51 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Vapor-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Vapor-X OC Video Card Review

The Vapor-X series from Sapphire has impressed us before. Let's see how the series looks on the Radeon R9 280X 4GB OC as Shawn tells us all about it. | Jul 23, 2014 09:08 am CDT

Does NVIDIA's SLI technology improve Blu-ray playback at all?

Ask the Experts: Does NVIDIA's SLI technology improve Blu-ray playback at all?

Does my NVIDIA SLI setup improve my Blu-ray playback? | Jul 20, 2014 10:29 pm CDT

HIS Radeon R9 290X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB OCed Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 290X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB OCed Video Card Review

The other day we got a chance to look at the HIS R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 Turbo. Today we look at the R9 290X variant and overclock it to see what it can do. | Jul 8, 2014 05:05 pm CDT

Exploring Sony Vegas Pro 13 Rendering with a VisionTek Radeon R9 290

Exploring Sony Vegas Pro 13 Rendering with a VisionTek Radeon R9 290

Sony's Vegas video editing software first introduced GPU assisted rendering in v10. Since then, there new processes that take advantage of your video card. | Jul 4, 2014 09:00 am CDT

ASUS GeForce GTX 780 6GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 780 6GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

ASUS expands its video card line up with the new STRIX series. Today Shawn spends some time checking out the GeForce GTX 780 version of the STRIX line. | Jun 26, 2014 09:01 am CDT

HIS Radeon R9 290 4GB IceQ X2 Turbo Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 290 4GB IceQ X2 Turbo Video Card Review

Today Shawn spends some time checking out the HIS Radeon R9 290 4GB IceQ X2 Turbo. Is this video card suitable for your next gaming rig? Let's find out. | Jun 24, 2014 09:08 pm CDT

4K Showdown: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB vs. AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB

4K Showdown: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB vs. AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB

In today's 4K Showdown, we take a look at the single GPU kings from both AMD (Radeon R9 290X 4GB) and NVIDIA (GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB) in stunning 2160p. | Jun 3, 2014 08:00 am CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Vapor-X OC Overclocked Video Card Review

The other day we checked out the Tri-X version of the R9 290 4GB from Sapphire. Today we check out the Vapor-X version and overclock it as well. | May 30, 2014 03:02 pm CDT

4K Showdown: Sapphire Radeon R9 295X2 8GB vs. 295X2 8GB in CrossFireX

4K Showdown: Sapphire Radeon R9 295X2 8GB vs. 295X2 8GB in CrossFireX

A $3000 video card setup with a 4K Ultra HD monitor. We do just one thing: benchmark! Follow on as Shawn tests this extreme setup and shows what it can do. | May 28, 2014 03:24 pm CDT

MSI GeForce GTX 780 6GB Twin Frozr Gaming OCed Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 780 6GB Twin Frozr Gaming OCed Video Card Review

We step away from Z97 motherboards for a moment and check out the brand new 6GB-wielding GeForce GTX 780 from MSI under the Twin Frozr Gaming name. | May 27, 2014 01:32 pm CDT

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X OC Video Card Review (with 4K tests)

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X OC Video Card Review (with 4K tests)

Shawn tests the recently released Tri-X version of the popular Radeon R9 290 from Sapphire - and we have 4K 2160p testing included for the first time. | May 19, 2014 09:00 am CDT

Radeon R9 290X CF - AMD AM3+ vs. Intel LGA 1150 vs. LGA 2011 at 4K

Tweakipedia: Radeon R9 290X CF - AMD AM3+ vs. Intel LGA 1150 vs. LGA 2011 at 4K

We test out two SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X Tri-X GPUs in CrossFire on three competing CPU sockets at 4K | May 13, 2014 12:41 am CDT

MSI Radeon R9 280X 6GB Twin Frozr Gaming Overclocked Video Card Review

MSI Radeon R9 280X 6GB Twin Frozr Gaming Overclocked Video Card Review

MSI doubles the memory on the new Radeon R9 280X to a massive 6GB! We see just how it goes today under our tests with our regular set of apps and games. | May 9, 2014 10:05 pm CDT

ASUS GeForce GTX 780 ROG Poseidon Platinum 3GB OC Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 780 ROG Poseidon Platinum 3GB OC Video Card Review

It's been a while since we've seen an ASUS video card, but today Shawn checks out the water-cooled or air-cooled GTX 780 ROG Poseidon Platinum 3GB OC. | Apr 28, 2014 09:00 am CDT

Which GPU should I upgrade to on my Core i7 2600K system?

Ask the Experts: Which GPU should I upgrade to on my Core i7 2600K system?

John from Singapore wants to know which GPU to upgrade to from his old GeForce GX 650 Ti Boost | Apr 28, 2014 12:38 am CDT

SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X CF - LGA 1150 vs. LGA 2011 at 4K

Tweakipedia: SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X CF - LGA 1150 vs. LGA 2011 at 4K

4K is a beast, but just how much does the CPU do at 3840x2160? Not much. | Apr 22, 2014 01:33 am CDT

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB and R9 290X 4GB Video Cards in CrossFireX

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB and R9 290X 4GB Video Cards in CrossFireX

We throw a HIS Radeon R9 290X 4GB in with the new R9 295X2 8GB and see what kind of magic we can make happen. Let's take a look at the gaming numbers now! | Apr 21, 2014 09:00 am CDT

SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X in CrossFire benchmarked at 4K on LGA 2011

Tweakipedia: SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X in CrossFire benchmarked at 4K on LGA 2011

We test out our SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X Tri-X GPUs at 4K on our new LGA 2011-based setup | Apr 19, 2014 11:04 pm CDT