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Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition - Overclocked Goodness

Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition - Overclocked Goodness

9.0

More overclocked variants of ATI's formidable Radeon HD 4870 have arrived in our labs. And today, we take a look at Palit's latest offering, the Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition, to see whether or not that monstrous cooler actually works, and if it confers any advantages over the standard 4870.

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Roundup

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Roundup

Taking an old product, renaming it and then passing it off as new is something that NVIDIA has done in the past. This time, NVIDIA has taken the good old 8800 GT and rebadged it as the 9800 GT, and we take four fine examples to see if there's any discernible difference.

ATI's Mainstream Challenge - PowerColor PCS HD 4670

ATI's Mainstream Challenge - PowerColor PCS HD 4670

9.0

Extending its winning formula to the mainstream, ATI's Radeon HD 4670 is ready to wow the masses with its price and performance. We took a mildly overclocked version from PowerColor to test and here's what we found.

PowerColor PCS+ HD 4870 1GB GDDR5 - Faster Yet Cooler?

PowerColor PCS+ HD 4870 1GB GDDR5 - Faster Yet Cooler?

8.0

ATI's latest Radeon HD 4870 was released a little more than two months ago, and now, we are beginning to see overclocked versions of the card entering the market. This here is PowerColor's PCS+ HD 4870 1GB GDDR5, which promises to not only run faster, but also cooler. Too good to be true? Read on to find out.

ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB GDDR5 - Two Heads are Better than One

ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB GDDR5 - Two Heads are Better than One

8.0

When we reviewed the HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 earlier, we spoke of the R700 card that has yet to arrive. Well, we are pleased to say that it is finally in our labs. Consisting of two RV770 GPUs on a single PCB, we see if it has what it takes to oust NVIDIA's fearsome GTX 280 as the fastest single graphics card.

NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 512MB GDDR3

NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 512MB GDDR3

8.0

Despite its recent troubles, NVIDIA has continued with its quest to populate its GeForce 9 series with tweaked versions of its GeForce 8 GPUs. We take a look at its new mainstream GPU, the GeForce 9500 GT and find out if it can distinguish itself from its predecessors. Also check out how the overclocked Zotac AMP! Edition fared.

What's the Right Price - A Trio of GeForce GTX 260

What's the Right Price - A Trio of GeForce GTX 260

Reacting quickly to the challenge issued by ATI's Radeon HD 4800 series, NVIDIA has slashed the prices for its GT200 GPUs. We explore three GeForce GTX 260 cards from Leadtek, XFX and Zotac (including two of which are overclocked) and find out if the new prices help improve their market attractiveness.

ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 - Inching for the Apex

ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 - Inching for the Apex

9.0

The Radeon HD 4800 series is shaking up the desktop graphics scene and we're here to bring you more exciting benchmarks results from this hot new GPU, including CrossFireX scores that match and exceed anything from NVIDIA at similar price bandings. Ready your wallets!

Scaling New Heights - ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB GDDR3

Scaling New Heights - ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB GDDR3

9.0

After successive generations of underperforming graphics processors, ATI looks to have hit a home run with the new Radeon HD 4800 series. With a solid price to performance ratio, the mainstream Radeon HD 4850 has already prompted NVIDIA to cut prices. We check out its outstanding value in this overview of the Radeon HD 4800 series.

Preview: Radeon HD 4850 CrossFire Performance

Preview: Radeon HD 4850 CrossFire Performance

9.0

The much awaited Radeon HD 4850 graphics cards have actually landed in retail this week and despite the oddity that it hasn't launched yet officially, we managed to grab two of these newcomers to give you a preview of what they taste like. Check them out now!

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