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AMD Radeon HD 7790 Duel - ASUS vs Sapphire

AMD Radeon HD 7790 Duel - ASUS vs Sapphire

AMD's new Radeon HD 7790 plugs the mid-range gap between the S$180-200 Radeon HD 7770 and $255-335 Radeon HD 7850 cards. The Radeon HD 7790 utilizes a completely new GCN (Graphics Core Next) 28nm GPU, codenamed Bonaire. We take a look at it as well as two custom models from ASUS and Sapphire.

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan is by far the most power consumer graphics card to-date. With its extravagant price tag and limited availability, such cards are hard to come by for most gamers. So we collaborated with NVIDIA and their partners to showcase their Titan cards to our community, while the HWZ editorial team shared insights on optimal in-game settings and deciphering its related jargon.

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.

ASUS Launches Windows 8 Compatible Notebooks, Tablets and AIOs (Updated with Taichi and Transformer Book)

ASUS Launches Windows 8 Compatible Notebooks, Tablets and AIOs (Updated with Taichi and Transformer Book)

Today, ASUS announced a whole year's worth of products that will be using Microsoft's latest and greatest operating system, Windows 8. Could one of these be your next Windows 8 device? We're certain there's something for everyone, including one of the most impressive gaming machines available.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti - The Budget Kepler With A Bite

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti - The Budget Kepler With A Bite

Rounding out NVIDIA's Kepler lineup, the GeForce GTX 650 Ti is aimed at gamers looking for an affordable Kepler-based graphics solution with a bit more bite than what's offered with NVIDIA's previous GTX 650. We took it for a test drive and also had a look at a custom edition from ASUS.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660 is its first true mid-range Kepler card and features a brand new GK106 core. Priced at an attractive US$229, NVIDIA claims that this card offers the best price-performance ratio out of the entire Kepler series. We take it for a test drive as well as custom models from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Shootout - Clash of the Titans

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Shootout - Clash of the Titans

NVIDIA's upper mid-range GeForce GTX 660 Ti is the first sub-US$300 card to utilize its 28nm Kepler architecture. Anticipation for this card has been high and, as expected, almost all of NVIDIA's add-in partners have produced their own custom overclocked models. We find out if it was worth the wait, including a shootout of the finest from ASUS, Gigabyte and Palit graphics cards.

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD's mid-range Radeon HD 7870 is positioned in the sweet-spot between price and performance, right between the high-end Radeon HD 7950 and the basic mid-range Radeon HD 7770. With almost every AMD add-in partner offering a custom version of this card, we find out which is worth your money.

Google I/O 2012: Rumor Round-Up

Google I/O 2012: Rumor Round-Up

With the Google I/O Conference 2012 starting in a few more hours, here's a quick round-up on the rumors and speculations on what's to be announced later.

ASUS Launches First Thunderbolt Add-On Card - The ThunderboltEX

ASUS Launches First Thunderbolt Add-On Card - The ThunderboltEX

The long awaited Thunderbolt expansion card from ASUS has finally launched and we managed to take a closer look at this speedy connectivity option and which motherboards are applicable.

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