Posts tagged as: Video Cards

AMD Completes New GPU Line with R9 290, 290x Video Cards

AMD has officially detailed the high-end cards in its new GPU lineup, as it continues to compete against offerings from Nvidia. Following on from its launches at the start of last month, the R9 290 and 290x are said to be heading to retail soon, with both greatly exceeding the performance of the previous leader, […]

AMD Radeon HD 7000M Official – Supports Enduro Switching

AMD offered its answer to NVIDIA on Tuesday through the Radeon HD 7000M. The 7700M, 7800M, and 7900M are the first parts to use Enduro, a live graphics switching technology like NVIDIA’s Optimus. The implementation can flip between the Radeon and integrated graphics without having to reload or specify apps, and unlike NVIDIA’s approach, can […]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 May Be Coming Soon

NVIDIA used its Facebook page late this week to offer a teaser for what’s likely its next-generation, dual-chip graphics hardware. Although the text only shows that “it’s coming,” traces of a thick card with two sets of heatsinks point to it being a higher-end board rather than a mid-range model. With the GTX 680 already […]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 May Launch On March 22nd

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 590 may have a firmer launch date through if this leak from EXP Review is correct. The dual-chip gaming graphics will reportedly arrive on March 22. Coincidently, March 22nd is also the release day of Crysis 2. The GTX 590 will be arriving just two weeks after the Radeon HD 6990, which […]

GeForce GTX 570 Hits the Street with a $350 Price Tag

NVIDIA today confirmed its second-ever GeForce 500 series chipset video card. The GTX 570 has the exact same 480 cores as the old GTX 480 but, through the refined architecture, runs at a higher 732MHz main clock speed, 1.46GHz clock for each core and a 1.9GHz memory clock. It uses a narrower 320-bit memory interface […]

Radeon HD 6900 Series Push Out to the week of December 13

AMD today pushed back the launch of its Radeon HD 6900 series by three weeks. Originally due as soon as the last week of November, the top-end graphics cards will ship sometime during the week of December 13. No explanation was given beyond existing models were still in demand. When launched, the 6900 series should […]

Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 Are Now Shipping

AMD last night launched a new graphics core generation by launching the Radeon HD 6850 and 6870. The designs are roughly on par with the performance of the outgoing 5850, but due to a new architecture, are considerably cheaper at $179 (6850) and $239 (6870) while still being more power efficient. Boards will be shipping […]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Coming Next Month

NVIDIA’s next generation  Fermi based graphics chipset, the GeForce GTX 580, will be shipping in late November. The new design is shoould be about 20 percent faster than a GTX 480. It would be followed by 2011 releases of mainstream cards using the GF112, GF114 and GF119 architectures, which would mostly pare back the GF110 […]

Radeon HD 6850, 6870 Will Launch on Oct 22

AMD’s next generation Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 will be launched this Friday. Expected to be followed by a 6900 model, the mid-range cards  has two DVI ports, an HDMI port, and two MiniDisplay ports. Power will be supplied by two 6-pin connectors in addition to the power supplied by the PCI Express port in […]

Radeon HD 6850, 6870 Coming October 22

AMD’s Radeon HD 6000 series should finally get a launch at the end of next week based  on a report from VR-Zone.    At best, the new cards will only be slightly faster than an overclocked Radeon HD 5850, but both are conceived as mid-range cards and should consume significantly less power. Boards based on […]

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