Futuremark's popular synthetic graphics benchmarking tool, 3DMark, has been updated to a brand new cross-platform version. We put a range of graphics cards through its toughest tests, Fire Strike and Fire Strike Extreme, to see how they fare on Futuremark's most ambitious and technical benchmark to date.
Having built a reputation for extreme high-end performance with the original MARS, MARS II and ARES cards, ASUS' ROG series returns with the ROG ARES II Radeon HD 7990, a monster dual-GPU card utilizing two Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs and a hybrid liquid/air cooling system. We put this juggernaut through its paces.
Having built a reputation for extreme high-end performance with the original MARS, MARS II and ARES cards, ASUS' ROG series returns with the ROG ARES II Radeon HD 7990, a monster dual-GPU card utilizing two Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs and a hybrid liquid/air cooling system. We take a closer look.
In this special behind-the-scenes article, discover how visionary director Ang Lee and visual effects studios Rhythm & Hues used the magic of Hollywood and NVIDIA solutions to bring about one of the world's beloved books into reality.
It won't be long before you can purchase an actual NVIDIA Project Shield handheld gaming system off the shelf, so hop in and find out how it works, our initial hands-on experience with the device and if you'll be a potential owner of Project Shield.
It's a no-brainer that the new mobile processor is packed with even more processing power. But the big question is, what do you do with all the processing power? NVIDIA demonstrates exactly why you'll want a Tegra 4 device and we've got the details.
Meet the NVIDIA Grid Gaming System, a next-gen cloud-gaming architecture which consists of 20 servers totaling 240 high-density GPUs to provide 200 TFLOPS of processing power. With proof of concept demos and service providers working with NVIDIA to bring about gaming on any screen or device, the GRID has the potential to be a true game changer.
As the year comes to a close it's time to take a look again at AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680 to see who can end the year as the reigning king of GPUs. We'll also take a look at which is the better buy if you're planning on building a new system early in 2013.
The long-rumored dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 has finally appeared, although not from AMD as you might have expected. Instead, add-in partner PowerColor has taken things into its own hands and created the Devil 13, a dual-GPU triple slot card utilizing two Tahiti XT Radeon HD 7970 GPUs clocked at 925MHz. We find out if it was worth the wait.
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.