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Build Your Own: Single-Slot GeForce GTX 750 Ti
Mar 12, 2014 - in Reviews
We already proved that it's possible to game on a GeForce GTX 750 Ti with a passive heat sink. Now we're going to do the same thing with a single-slot cooler. Can you build your own low-profile board based on GM107? Sure, if you have the right AMD donor.
MSI Announces Beefy New R9 290X Lightning
Mar 5, 2014 - in News
MSI's R9 290X Lightning is the ultimate overclocker's AMD Radeon card.
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: March 2014
Mar 4, 2014 - in Reviews
This month was a tidal wave of graphics card releases, including Nvidia's GeForce GTX 750 Ti and 750, based on Maxwell. We also look at the new GeForce GTX Titan Black, the brand new Radeon R9 280, and the recently-released Radeon R7 250X and 265.
Passively Cooling Nvidia's GeForce GTX 750 Ti...With An AMD Sink
Feb 27, 2014 - in Reviews
We couldn't resist going where no man had before (or where no board partner could in time for Nvidia's launch): building a passively-cooled GeForce GTX 750 Ti. In the end, it took a bit of customization, since there aren't any compatible coolers yet.
Nvidia Tegra 4i Wiko Wax Hands-on (Update: Benchmarks)
Feb 26, 2014 - in News
We go hands-on with the Wiko Wax, a Tegra 4i-based LTE phone for Europe.
Nvidia Tegra Note 7 with LTE and HSPA+ (Update: Hands-on)
Feb 25, 2014 - in News
The Tegra 4-powered Tegra Note 7 can now grab data when not near Wi-Fi.
Nvidia's Tegra 4i Finally Lands in a Phone with Wiko Wax
Feb 24, 2014 - in News
The first phone to use Nvidia's Tegra Ti is coming soon.
GFXBench 3.0: A Fresh Look At Mobile Benchmarking
Feb 21, 2014 - in Reviews
Over the past few years, Kishonti has become a leading name in mobile GPU benchmarking. The newly-released GFXBench 3.0 is comprised of nearly all new tests, including battery, render quality, and the first serious OpenGL ES 3.0 performance metric.
GeForce GTX 750 Ti Review: Maxwell Adds Performance Using Less Power
Feb 18, 2014 - in Reviews
Now that Nvidia is designing graphics architectures with Tegra in mind, first and foremost, efficiency takes priority. Can the company's mainstream GeForce GTX 750 Ti, based on its Maxwell architecture, prove that an eye on energy trumps the old approach?
OUYA Intros Updated Matte Black Console With 16GB
Feb 1, 2014 - in News
OUYA got a new hairdo.
Asus Mars 760 Review: Two GPUs In SLI; One $650 Graphics Card
Jan 31, 2014 - in Reviews
We like the idea of two GK104 GPUs in SLI on one graphics card. Sounds like a GeForce GTX 690, right? Except that board costs $1000 and Asus' Mars 760 sells for $650. In a world with sub-$700 GeForce GTX 780 Tis, can this dual-GPU stunner still impress?
Nvidia's Updated TegraZone a Gateway to Buying Tegra Device
Jan 29, 2014 - in News
Nvidia has released a new version of its TegraZone app for Android.
2013 Audi A8L: Nvidia Graphics, Wi-Fi, LED Lights, And Google Earth
Jan 24, 2014 - in Reviews
One week with Audi's flagship A8L just isn't enough. This car is loaded with smart technology, driver aids, awesome lights, and a beefy motor. We go through as many of its subsystems as possible in an effort to find something wrong...but really can't.
Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti "Maxwell" Shows Up Online
Jan 21, 2014 - in News
Just last week we got word that Nvidia's first Maxwell card was just a couple of weeks away, and now we've got our first appearance of Maxwell in online listings.
Report: Nvidia Prepping Maxwell-based 750 Ti for February
Jan 18, 2014 - in News
Could we see our first Maxwell card in just a few weeks?
G-Sync Kit for Asus VG248QE Monitor Available for $200
Jan 17, 2014 - in News
Ready for some DIY?
In Pictures: The Automotive Technology We Saw At CES 2014
Jan 17, 2014 - in Picture Story
The Tom's Hardware team borrowed a Bentley Continental GT V8 and made our way to Las Vegas for CES 2014. One of our missions: check out the latest in automotive technology and preview some of the innovations you'll see in the years to come.
Nvidia Tegra K1 Benchmarks from Lenovo ThinkVision 28
Jan 13, 2014 - in News
Nvidia is claiming the new mobile performance king at CES this year with its new Tegra K1 SoC. Luckily, Lenovo had a working K1-based product on the showroom floor, and we managed to run a few benchmarks. So, does Nvidia’s new Tegra live up to the hype?
Nvidia Tegra K1 In-Depth: The Power Of An Xbox In A Mobile SoC?
Jan 6, 2014 - in Reviews
Nvidia gave us an early look at its Tegra K1 SoC at its headquarters in Santa Clara. By far the most noteworthy change is a shift from programmable vertex and pixel shaders to the company's Kepler architecture, enabling exciting new graphics capabilities.
Nvidia Tegra Note 7 Receives Major Update to Android 4.3
Dec 26, 2013 - in News
Nvidia is rolling out its biggest update yet for the Tegra Note 7.
SLI Scaling: Can Three GeForce GTX 760s Beat Two 780s?
Dec 22, 2013 - in Reviews
Back when GeForce GTX 780 sold for $650, slinging a bunch of 760s together looked like a great deal. Now that the 780's down to $500, is there still value in going three-way SLI with GK104, or are you better served by a couple of GK110-based 780 cards?
Enter to Win a G-SYNC DIY Kit from Nvidia
Dec 18, 2013 - in News
A chance to try out G-Sync for yourself!
Monitor with Nvidia G-Sync Tech Ready for Pre-Orders
Dec 16, 2013 - in News
Here's one of the first displays with Nvidia's G-Sync already installed.
G-Sync Technology Preview: Quite Literally A Game Changer
Dec 12, 2013 - in Reviews
You've forever faced this dilemma: disable V-sync and live with image tearing, or turn V-sync on and tolerate the annoying stutter and lag? Nvidia promises to make that question obsolete with a variable refresh rate technology we're previewing today.
Zotac Launches GTX 780 Ti AMP! Graphics Card
Dec 6, 2013 - in News
The Zotac GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition features an overclocked GPU core, a Triple-Silencer Enhanced Cooling System and Zotac’s premium software bundle.
Nvidia Shield Update Brings 1080p 60FPS Streaming
Dec 3, 2013 - in News
The December Software Update has arrived.
Nvidia Wants Gamers to Forget New Consoles, Go SFF PC
Dec 3, 2013 - in News
Small form factor PCs with Nvidia inside are a better choice.
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q4 2013 BestConfigs
Dec 1, 2013 - in Reviews
Have you ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen as winners in the Q4 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
The Future of Gaming is Android, Says Nvidia
Dec 1, 2013 - in News
Android is the most versatile operating system the company has known.
EVGA Tegra Note 7 Review: Nvidia's Tegra 4 For $200
Nov 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Nvidia is partnering with EVGA on the company's second Tegra 4-based device. Its Tegra Note 7 sells for $200, sports unique stylus technology, and ships with a bloatware-free build of Android. Can it set a new standard for affordable seven-inch tablets?