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Experiencing the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
There’s been a lot of exciting new GPU announcements from NVIDIA recently including the GeForce GTX 780 GPU and the GeForce GTX 770 GPU. Today NVIDIA adds another GPU to the 700-series lineup: the GeForce GTX 760 . The GTX 760 is going to be a logical “sweet spot” for gamers that want a high-powered...
Tue, Jun 25 2013
Quick Look: DirectX 11 Gaming in 4K on Windows 8
Anyone that’s into PC gaming knows that display and graphics are core to the gaming experience. Imagine if you could take your 24”-27” 1080p display and quadruple the surface area and pixel count. Now imagine playing your favorite DirectX 11 games on this display. This may sound like fantasy, but it...
Fri, Feb 22 2013
Use the new Xbox 360 Wireless Controller to play games in Windows 7
Hitting stores today is a brand new Xbox 360 Wireless Controller . This new controller comes is beautiful matte silver and has a special redesigned D-Pad... that transforms. I’ll point you over to Major Nelson to give you the full low-down on the new controller. The new Xbox 360 Wireless Controller...
Wed, Nov 10 2010
NVIDIA Launches GeForce.com, Announces GeForce GTX 580
Are you currently an owner of one (or a few) of NVIDIA’s GeForce GPUs (graphics cards)? If so – you’re definitely going to want to check this out. Today, NVIDIA is launching GeForce.com . GeForce.com is a new website from NVIDIA designed to be a one-stop shop for GeForce users to get everything they...
Tue, Nov 9 2010
NVIDIA Announces the GeForce GTX 590
Today, NVIDIA is announcing one of the most powerful graphics cards to enter the market: the GeForce GTX 590 . The GTX 590 is based on NVIDIA’s GF110 graphics processor technology (codenamed “Fermi”), just like the GTX 580 (which I talked about here along with GeForce.com back in November). Except the...
Thu, Mar 24 2011
NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Today, NVIDIA is announcing a new addition to the GeForce family of GPUs: the GeForce GTX 550 Ti . The GTX 550 Ti is designed to target gamers who care about performance but are on a budget. It fits in right between the GTS 450 and GTX 460. The GTS 450 continues to be one of NVIDIA’s top selling GPUs...
Tue, Mar 15 2011
PDXLAN 20: 550 Windows Gamers Under One Roof
If you want to see just how serious Windows gamers can be- you really need to go to a LAN party. One of the largest gatherings in the United States happens three times a year in Portland, Oregon. Since it was so close to Microsoft’s offices in Redmond, I decided to attend PDXLAN (July 13-16, 2012) to...
Mon, Jul 16 2012
New from NVIDIA: GeForce GTX 650 Ti – Big Power at a Small Price
NVIDIA has been hard at work this year rolling out a series of new video cards including the GeForce GTX 690 , GeForce GTX 680 , GeForce GTX 660 Ti , and many others. These new 600-series video cards are based on NVIDIA’s latest architecture: Kepler. I recently spent some time running the GeForce GTX...
Tue, Oct 9 2012
Introducing AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series GPUs
A few weeks ago, AMD introduced the first products in the company’s next generation of high-end DirectX 11 graphics cards – the AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series . The Radeon HD 6800 Series represents AMD’s second-generation DirectX 11 capable architecture and has up to 2 times the tessellation performance of...
Mon, Nov 8 2010
NVIDIA Unveils GeForce GTX 560 Ti
According to the December 2010 Hardware and Software Survey by popular online game provider Steam, the GeForce 8800 is the most popular GeForce GPU in use today. NVIDIA launched the GeForce 8800 for Windows Vista nearly 3 years ago in support for DirectX 10. The GeForce 8800 GT was one of the most popular...
Tue, Jan 25 2011
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Graphics Card: Affordable Graphics Powerhouse
Today, NVIDIA launched a graphics card that’s packed with powerful high-end features, but will be available at an affordable price. This new card is called the GeForce GTX 660 Ti , and is based on the latest NVIDIA Kepler architecture (which debuted with the GeForce GTX 680). Here are some features and...
Thu, Aug 16 2012
AMD Announces Radeon HD 6790
AMD today has announced a new offering in their Radeon HD 6000 Series line-up of GPUs – the Radeon HD 6790 . AMD is introducing this GPU to cater to gamers and PC enthusiasts who are looking for great performance but want to spend $150 or less. The Radeon HD 6790 will run about $149 MSRP and is designed...
Tue, Apr 5 2011
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