New AMD CEO: We Need to Become Predators
Sep 1, 2011 - in News
Newly-appointed AMD CEO Rory Read recently told employees that the company needs to become a predator.
USB Monitors? DisplayLink's Technology, Examined
Aug 29, 2011 - in Reviews
Would you like to add another monitor, but find yourself out of display outputs? DisplayLink's technology employs the USB bus to extend your screen. The current implementation isn't perfect; we're more excited about the USB 3.0 hardware it has planned.
AMD Names a New CEO & President
Aug 25, 2011 - in News
AMD now has a new president and CEO: Rory P. Read, Lenovo's ex-COO
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Performance Analysis
Aug 24, 2011 - in Reviews
The highly anticipated prequel to the game that started it all, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is now available. We take a close look at this intriguing title, the first to offer in-game morphological anti-aliasing and AMD HD3D support upon its release.
AMD Refreshes C- and E-Series Fusion APUs
Aug 24, 2011 - in News
New Fusion for modest price points.
Micro-Stuttering And GPU Scaling In CrossFire And SLI
Aug 21, 2011 - in Reviews
We've received many emails from readers asking about the phenomenon known as micro-stuttering and what it means to multi-GPU setups in CrossFire and SLI. After running plenty of benchmarks, we're ready to weigh in on what turns out to be a real issue.
Mobile Gaming Holds Brighter Future for Nvidia
Aug 20, 2011 - in News
Recognizing a shift in the gaming industry, Nvidia is allocating resources to better support the mobile sector.
The 23 Greatest Graphics Cards Of All Time
Aug 18, 2011 - in Picture Story
Do you remember the first card that introduced you to 3D gaming? How about the best accelerator you ever owned? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we recount the 23 most powerful graphics boards of their respective eras.
AMD Introduces A6-3500 Desktop APU
Aug 18, 2011 - in News
More Fusion from AMD.
AMD Finally Releases GPUs for AIO Desktops
Aug 17, 2011 - in News
AMD "quietly" launched a new line of GPUs designed specifically for the All-In-One market.
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: August 2011
Aug 11, 2011 - in Reviews
This month we discuss Nvidia's new GeForce GT 545, add a lot of new GPUs to the graphics card hierarchy chart at our readers' request, and discuss some conspiracy theories swirling around the introduction of next-generation products!
Nvidia Signs On Cray Exec As New Tesla CTO
Aug 11, 2011 - in News
Cray Inc. executive Steve Scott will be joining Nvidia's Tesla business unit as CTO.
External Thunderbolt Graphics Adapter in the Works
Aug 9, 2011 - in News
Village Instruments is currently working on a Thunderbolt version of its ViDock external graphics card chassis.
PowerColor's SCS3 HD6850: Radeon HD 6850 Goes Fanless
Aug 8, 2011 - in Reviews
It takes guts to try passively cooling a 127 W graphics processor. PowerColor sells the first Radeon HD 6850 we've seen topped only with a heatsink. Does the triple-slot cooler do its job, or is Barts simply too complex of a GPU to cool like this?
AMD Considers Dropping Low-end Discrete Graphics
Aug 8, 2011 - in News
No need for any of that with integrated graphics, says AMD.
Nvidia's Kepler to Arrive in 2012
Aug 5, 2011 - in News
Nvidia will release its next-generation graphics cards later than expected.
Four Overclocked GeForce GTX 580 Cards, Rounded Up
Aug 3, 2011 - in Reviews
Today we put four factory-overclocked GeForce GTX 580 cards to the test: Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 580 Super Overclock, MSI’s N580GTX Twin Frozr II/OC, Calibre’s X580 Captain, and Zotac’s GeForce GTX 580 AMP²! Edition. Which one is worth its premium price?
ViewSonic Readies 3D Vision-Ready 24" Monitor
Aug 1, 2011 - in News
This monitor has a built-in Nvidia 3D Vision wireless emitter and an extra pair of 3D Vision specs.
Tom's Graphics Card Guide: 32 Mid-Range Cards Benchmarked
Jul 19, 2011 - in Reviews
There are numerous graphics cards in the range between $100 and $250, but which of them delivers the best bang for your buck? Which is the most efficient or least noisy product related to its performance? We set out to find the best graphics cards on the
AMD: Xbox 720 to Have Avatar-level Graphics
Jul 19, 2011 - in News
We've been hearing snippets of information about the Xbox 720 over the last few weeks and now AMD has put its two cents in.
Duke Nukem Forever: Performance Analysis
Jul 18, 2011 - in Reviews
It took more than a decade to complete, but the long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D has finally arrived. We take a look at the performance of Duke Nukem Forever to see how much horsepower it takes to get this iconic character back in action on your PC.
Radeon HD 6990M is ''World's Fastest'' Mobile GPU
Jul 13, 2011 - in News
A new king of laptop Crysis.
Colossus Brings Internal HDMI Recording to PC
Jul 12, 2011 - in News
Now you can record unencrypted HDMI and component video feeds with Hauppauge's new internal PCI Express video capture card.
Crysis 2 Goes Direct X 11: The Ultra Upgrade, Benchmarked
Jul 11, 2011 - in Reviews
It’s here, it’s free, and it’s gorgeous. Crytek provides the DirectX 11 patch for which we've all waited, and we put it to the test to see just what it takes to run Crysis 2 at maximum fidelity. If you've been holding out, now's the time for Crysis 2.
VIA Selling S3 Graphics to HTC
Jul 7, 2011 - in News
VIA has signed a deal to sell off S3 Graphics to smartphone manufacturer HTC for $300 Million
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: July 2011
Jul 4, 2011 - in Reviews
Since the last time we updated this column, Nvidia released its GeForce GTX 560 and AMD launched the Llano APU. We've also seen a couple of notable price moves, which alter our recommendations compared to what you saw two months ago.
Japan Chip Supply Chain Fully Recovered by Q3
Jun 30, 2011 - in News
While the disastrous earthquake in Japan will remain in our memory for years to come, it appears that businesses in Japan have made astonishing progress to bring back their production.
Nvidia Boasts New Laptop GPU With DX11 Crysis 2
Jun 29, 2011 - in News
Yes, it plays very well.
Sony Vaio Z Has External Radeon Light Peak GPU
Jun 29, 2011 - in News
The best of both worlds for the roadwarrior and desktop replacement.
Nvidia Intros Beta Driver Supporting SLI on AMD 900 Series
Jun 22, 2011 - in News
Although SLI-certified AMD motherboards have been available for some time, Nvidia just released a set of beta drivers to unlock the requested feature.