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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
AMD Launches AMD Fusion Family of APU Processors at CES
This week at CES, AMD is launching their AMD Fusion family of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). What’s an APU? An APU is the combination of the CPU and GPU into a single die. What AMD has done with their Fusion family of APU processors is to combine multi-core CPU (x86) technology with discrete-level...
Mon, Jan 3 2011
AMD Unveils A-Series APUs
AMD’s Fusion Developer Summit is taking place this week in Bellevue, WA and AMD is taking the opportunity to launch their high-end series of APUs (Accelerated Processing Units). If you recall – an APU is the combination of the CPU and GPU into a single die. AMD’s Fusion family of APU processors is a...
Mon, Jun 13 2011
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
Welcome to the Extreme Windows Blog
Today we are launching a new blog called Extreme Windows . As you know (or don’t know) The Windows Blog is a network or family of blogs that together tell the company’s Windows story across different audiences spanning Windows, Windows Live, Internet Explorer and Windows Phone. Each individual blog has...
Mon, Nov 8 2010
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
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