Posts in DirectX 11

Setting Up AMD CrossFire for 146fps 3-Display PC Gaming

By Gavin Gear

I recently blogged about AMD’s CrossFire technology and showed that in some cases you can get nearly twice the fps when running two AMD 7970 graphics cards together in CrossFire mode compared to a single 7970 In this post I’m… Read more

Razer Edge: A Gaming Tablet with Extreme Horsepower

By Gavin Gear

The Razer Edge is a new kind of tablet: it’s a portable high-performance gaming PC and also a device that can morph into four different The Razer Edge has impressive performance specs and is optimized for hardcore PC In this… Read more

Hands-On With the New NVIDIA GeForce GTX-650Ti BOOST GPU

By Gavin Gear

 In October 2012, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX-650Ti GPU which I wrote about at the time of its The GTX-650 GPU lineup offers great performance at a budget Today, NVIDIA gives the GTX-650Ti a jolt by offering an updated version… Read more

Scalable Graphics Power with AMD CrossFire

By Gavin Gear

AMD CrossFire is a technology that allows the GPUs from multiple AMD graphics adapters to be used together so that graphics performance can be multiplied on your If you want to push consumer AMD graphics to the limit, you can… Read more

Quick Look: DirectX 11 Gaming in 4K on Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

Anyone that’s into PC gaming knows that display and graphics are core to the gaming Imagine if you could take your 24”-27” 1080p display and quadruple the surface area and pixel Now imagine playing your favorite DirectX 11 games on… Read more

Eight Enthusiast Updates in Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

For the last few years, Windows 8 has been a part of my daily As a part of the Windows 8 engineering team, I spent many hours installing and running Windows 8 on a variety of I’ve learned a lot… Read more

PDXLAN 20: 550 Windows Gamers Under One Roof

By Gavin Gear

If you want to see just how serious Windows gamers can be- you really need to go to a LAN One of the largest gatherings in the United States happens three times a year in Portland, Since it was so… Read more