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NVIDIA provides early look at PhysX with Mirror's Edge

NVIDIA provides early look at PhysX with Mirror's Edge

NVIDIA lifts the curtain on its exclusive PhysX techology for the upcoming blockbuster PC game; Mirror's Edge. | Dec 7, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

AMD Pitches Cinema 2.0 Experience

AMD Pitches Cinema 2.0 Experience

An evolution that picks up where movies fall short and where games have always dreamed. | Jun 19, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

Editorial - The High Score Run

Editorial - The High Score Run

Shane talks about how and why so many products he reviews consistently end up with scores of 80%+. | Jun 8, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

NVIDIA Slowing Down Graphics Upgrades?

NVIDIA Slowing Down Graphics Upgrades?

Shane wonders if continuous rumors of new NVIDIA graphics cards are slowing down upgrades and generally hurting gamers. | Apr 5, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

NVIDIA 9 Series Naming - Inappropriate

NVIDIA 9 Series Naming - Inappropriate

In Shane's editorial for this week he talks about why NVIDIA are misleading the masses with a whole new naming scheme. | Mar 30, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

NVIDIA's 9800 GX2 - The Week That Was

NVIDIA's 9800 GX2 - The Week That Was

After riding the 9800 GX2 wave through most of last week, Shane talks about the stream of GX2 content from his angle. | Mar 22, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

Quad GPUs - Clearly not the future!

Quad GPUs - Clearly not the future!

Shane shares his thoughts with us on why he feels Dual-GPU graphics cards are a bit of a lost cause. | Mar 8, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

The Bundle - Do we really care?

The Bundle - Do we really care?

Add-in partners include more trinkets to their bundles in an effort to improve market presence. Is this a smart move? | Mar 1, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

Are AMD Digging Their Own Grave?

Are AMD Digging Their Own Grave?

We explain why We feel AMD's decision to have delayed Crossfire X support may eventuate to their ultimate demise. | Feb 23, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

Albatron Blue Ray Decoder Card Examined

Albatron Blue Ray Decoder Card Examined

Albatron's marketing team deserve a pat on the back here. We look at the 'first' Blue Ray Decoder Card on the market. | Nov 24, 2007 at 11:00 pm CST

ASUS 2900 XT and 8800 Ultra Compared

ASUS 2900 XT and 8800 Ultra Compared

Today we take two of the latest graphics cards from ASUS and compare the new HD 2900 XT against the 8800 Ultra. | Jun 24, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT

An Inconvenient Truth about your PC gaming

An Inconvenient Truth about your PC gaming

They tried to hide it! We uncover the shocking secret the games and benchmark industry has been keeping from you. | May 27, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT

Mid-Range Graphics Card Warfare - AMD vs. nVidia (Q4 2006)

Mid-Range Graphics Card Warfare - AMD vs. nVidia (Q4 2006)

Back after Xmas, we look at graphics cards from AMD and nVidia and compare all current mid-range products as of Q4 2006. | Dec 26, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

nVidia High-End Graphics Cards for Second Hand Buyers

nVidia High-End Graphics Cards for Second Hand Buyers

GeForce G80 is out soon but what if you don't have the big bucks? We look at all current high-end cards from nVidia. | Oct 31, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

Upgrading our VGA Test System - Hello Conroe!

Upgrading our VGA Test System - Hello Conroe!

We recently upgraded our VGA test system from an Athlon X2 to Core 2 Duo. We discuss performance between the platforms. | Sep 18, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

Budget Graphics Cards Tested - Q3 2006 VGA Roundup

Budget Graphics Cards Tested - Q3 2006 VGA Roundup

While sometimes forgotten, the budget VGA market is important. We compare a lot of Radeon X1300 and GeForce 7300 cards. | Aug 24, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

AGEIA PhysX and Ghost Recon - Gaming at the next level

AGEIA PhysX and Ghost Recon - Gaming at the next level

"PhysX by AGEIA" is designed to take your PC gaming experience to the next level by introducing hardware driven physics. | May 7, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

GeCube X800XL 512MB Graphics Card - 256MB vs. 512MB

GeCube X800XL 512MB Graphics Card - 256MB vs. 512MB

Today we're taking a close look at GeCube's new ATI Radeon X800XL graphics card with 512MB of GDDR-3 memory onboard. After looking at the package and the card, we're comparing the 512MB model against a 256MB model to see what type of differences we have in our usual array of gaming benchmarks. Is it worth spending the extra money for the additional 256MB of memory or not? Read on and we'll try and provide some answers. | Aug 2, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT

The Great and Last AGP Graphics Card Roundup - ATI vs. nVidia

The Great and Last AGP Graphics Card Roundup - ATI vs. nVidia

When it comes to the aging Accelerated Graphics Port we're almost at an end of an era in the computing industry. Although the AGP port isn't quite dead yet and ATI as well as nVidia still recognize there is a market for users who are not yet ready to upgrade to PCI Express based systems. Today we've compared all eight of the current AGP graphics from ATI and nVidia including the Radeon X700PRO, X800XL, X850XT, X850XT PE and GeForce 6600GT, 6800, 6800GT and 6800 Ultra. Which one will it be for your AGP gaming machine? Read on for some answers! | May 26, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT

ATI's CATALYST A.I. - Honest Application Specific Optimizations

ATI's CATALYST A.I. - Honest Application Specific Optimizations

ATI is today launching a new feature in their upcoming drivers called CATALYST A.I. which "allows the driver to intelligently analyze applications and textures to maximize graphics performance and stability". It's ironic that a year later ATI are making this feature public and active in their driver which both they and nVidia used to try and deceive us. | Sep 20, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Mega GPU Performance Comparison - The BIG BOYS come out to play

Mega GPU Performance Comparison - The BIG BOYS come out to play

Today we have something special for visual fans. We have collected six of the fastest, latest and greatest graphics cards currently on the market from nVidia and ATI including GeForce FX 5950 Ultra, 6800 Ultra AGP and PCI Express, Radeon 9800XT and the AGP versions of the X800PRO and X800XT PE. We cover each card briefly and then compare them all in our usual array of benchmarks. The BIG BOYS have come out to play! | Jul 26, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

PCI Express Graphics Arrive - nVidia PCX hits the market

PCI Express Graphics Arrive - nVidia PCX hits the market

In the making for around 3 years from Intel and a group of other companies, the PCI Express graphics bus is finally alive. Today we take a look at two nVidia PCX graphics cards, the PCX5750 and the PCX5900, dissected them from head to toe and compared their performance and new technologies against each other. | Jul 24, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Big Screen Gaming - The Way Its Really Meant to be Played

Big Screen Gaming - The Way Its Really Meant to be Played

In our latest article we take a look at gaming with the Infocus ScreenPlay 4800 DLP projector. Hooked into a PC via VGA connection we document Big Screen Gaming - The Way Its Really Meant to be Played - using NFS: Underground, Battlefield Vietnam and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. | May 3, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

nVidia's HSI and PCI Express Plan Documentation

nVidia's HSI and PCI Express Plan Documentation

nVidia held a conference call for Asia Pacific media today where they talked to us about their plans and intentions for their HSI technology and PCI Express. We have the full conference call documentation for your viewing pleasure as well as short commentary. | Mar 22, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

XGI Dual GPU Benchmarked - Volari Duo V8 Ultra

XGI Dual GPU Benchmarked - Volari Duo V8 Ultra

XGI has been in the 3D graphics game for only a little over nine months and already has a top to bottom line of products available from their short list of AIB partners. Today we look at the XGI Volari Duo V8 Ultra Dual GPU graphics card put directly against the 9800 XT and FX 5950. We use a whole bunch of the latest drivers including nVidia's ForceWare 56.64 which is being released today. | Mar 14, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

ATI 9800 XT vs. nVidia 5950 Ultra - Gigabyte Style

ATI 9800 XT vs. nVidia 5950 Ultra - Gigabyte Style

In the past we've taken a look at various modern day high-end graphics cards based on both top of the model ATI and nVidia chips. On the menu today is Gigabyte's GV-R98X256D graphics card based on the Radeon 9800 XT. We put it directly against Gigabyte's GeForce FX 5950 Ultra for comparison sakes. | Feb 8, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

MSI MX440 8x - Graphics on a Budget

MSI MX440 8x - Graphics on a Budget

While graphics designers, programmers, and hardcore enthusiasts await the retail launch of the upcoming GeForce FX from nVidia, many forget the huge and very lively value market, with users who have a budget to consider. One of the current value solutions on the market is the GeForce 4 MX, and today Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes a look at MSI's MSI MX440 8x graphics card based on this very chip from nVidia. | Jan 20, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST

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

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

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

MSI Starforce 816

MSI Starforce 816

MSI Starforce 816 | Jul 13, 2001 at 11:00 pm CDT

X-Micro HULK 5

X-Micro HULK 5

X-Micro HULK 5 | Jul 11, 2001 at 11:00 pm CDT

X-Micro IMPACT 4 Pro

X-Micro IMPACT 4 Pro

X-Micro IMPACT 4 Pro | Jul 11, 2001 at 11:00 pm CDT