The Radeon HD 5870 is undoubtedly fast, but how would two of them perform? In an attempt to simulate the performance of the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 X2, we put a pair 5870 cards together in CrossFireX and compare it with two 4870 X2 cards. Along the way, we also examined how such a configuration would perform on an Intel X38 and an X58 setup.
NVIDIA's GTX 200 class cards require some serious gear to keep them cool. Galaxy has gone the whole nine yards and has stacked a large triple-fan cooler from Artic Cooling on top of their GeForce GTX 285 card to ensure it is undoubtedly the coolest of its class. We find out if it really works or if it's all bling.
'Twas the day before Computex and NVIDIA made news with a public demonstration of their GPUs taking great performance advatage with Windows 7, right out of the box. Here's our video coverage of the event.
Bangkok was the venue for the Asian final of Gigabyte's Open Overclocking Competition 2009. We dropped by Pantip Plaza, the mall for all things IT in the city to catch more than our fair share of liquid nitrogen action.
DFI has brought its Flame Freezer heatsink over to the latest Core i7 platform with its Intel X58 board, the LANParty UT X58-T3eH8. Equipped with its usual overclocking friendly BIOS, DFI promises more hours of tweaking for enthusiasts. We tried our hand at it and here are our thoughts.
We've long lamented how NVIDIA's GTX 200 series of cards need customized coolers to spice things up and at the same time keep the card running cooler. Thankfully, our prayers have finally been answered by Palit with their new GeForce GTX 260 Sonic 216 SP. Join us as we take the card into the hallowed halls of our labs to see if the dual-fan cooler does any good.
2.1 speaker systems are all the rage these days. Offering the best combination of price and performance, they are the de facto choice amongst most users. Join us as we take an aural journey through seven of the best 2.1 multimedia speaker systems in the market today.
NVIDIA has gone back to its old ways, back in the act of rebranding old cards and passing them off as new ones. The recently announced GeForce GTS 250 is actually a GeForce 9800 GTX+ with a fancy new name. However, NVIDIA has tweaked it a little and we check it out to see if it brings anything new to the mid to high-end segment.
A wireless gaming mouse?! That's sacrilege! Microsoft however, wants to change your mind. With what? Their latest SideWinder X8, of course. Join us as we investigate further.
For those who keep abreast of technology, stream computing has been making the headlines, particularly NVIDIA's relentless focus on spreading the word on CUDA. What about the other GPU company, ATI? Well they are not out of the game by any means and revealed some interesting updates last year. Here's the latest on ATI Stream.