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The Brave Parallel Worlds of GPU Computing

The Brave Parallel Worlds of GPU Computing

Tapping into the immense power of the GPU for general purpose computing is only in its nascent stage. But with OpenCL ratified and ready to bring a common standard to this field, get set for more developments in GPU computing. Read on to find out why it matters.

Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Shrouded behind the hype surrounding the new GeForce GTX 295 is the GeForce GTX 285. Essentially a 55nm refresh of the GTX 280, NVIDIA says it will provide up to 10% more performance while consuming up to 20W less power. Sounds too good to be true? Join us for the full revelation.

Voodoo Beginnings - 10 Years of GPU Development

Voodoo Beginnings - 10 Years of GPU Development

The graphics card has certainly come a long way. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to the humble beginnings of the 3D graphics card, to the days when 3dfx still existed and NVIDIA cards still had a sensible nomenclature.

The Comeback Kid - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Full Review

The Comeback Kid - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Full Review

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Welcome readers to take two of NVIDIA's new flagship card, the GeForce GTX 295. This is the full review, no holds barred. Read this to know exactly how it measures up to the competition, and the answer to the question on everyone's mind, "Can it play Crysis on maximum image quality settings?"

The Best of the Best - High-end Graphics Card Special

The Best of the Best - High-end Graphics Card Special

With Christmas only a day away, we present you with a HardwareZone Special - a feature article involving the best performing graphics cards money can buy in four price segments. Involving the Radeon HD 4870 X2, Radeon HD 4870, GeForce GTX 280 and the GTX 260+, this is one roundup you cannot afford to miss.

Double Stacker Riposte - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Preview

Double Stacker Riposte - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Preview

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Well, well, the inevitable is finally here - the GeForce GTX 295 - NVIDIA's newest flagship and response to ATI's dual-GPU Radeon HD 4870 X2. Boasting two hybrid GTX 200-class GPUs, we take a quick look to get a feel of how quick this card will be.

Technology Highlights from SIGGRAPH Asia 2008

Technology Highlights from SIGGRAPH Asia 2008

For the first time, the SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference is being organized for the Asian market and it was held here in Singapore at Suntec City. Find out what took place, check out the gallery highlights and of course what ATI and NVIDIA had on display for the professional market.

First Looks: Zotac NITRO OC Controller

First Looks: Zotac NITRO OC Controller

The Zotac Nitro OC Controller was conceived to help make overclocking your graphics cards a breeze. We take a look to see if it really works.

The ATI Radeon 4670 Roundup: MSI vs. Palit

The ATI Radeon 4670 Roundup: MSI vs. Palit

Launched only in September, the ATI Radeon HD 4670 is fast becoming a hit amongst casual gamers and enthusiasts thanks to its capable all-round performance and sweet price-point. Here, we take a look at two offerings from MSI and Palit to see which is best.

The ATI Radeon HD 4830 Stream Processor Mix-up

The ATI Radeon HD 4830 Stream Processor Mix-up

Apparently, there was a bit of a mix-up involving the new Radeon HD 4830 - some cards were shipped with 560 stream processors instead of 640. Fortunately, or not, we happened to have one of the affected cards with only 560 stream processors and decided to investigate further.

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