I think Nvidia DLSS is one of the most interesting features that Nvidia has released over the last few years. As mentioned in earlier articles DLSS stands for Deep Learning Super Sampling and by using machine learning games with support can offer higher fps while retaining or loosing very little …Read More »
Nvidia RTX 3080 versus Nvidia RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2020 and 2021 has so far been an absolute disaster when it comes to getting hold of new graphics cards, especially from Nvidia. You need a lot of luck and patience to be able to grab a card or a lot of money to buy it via Ebay. One way …Read More »
Gigabyte RTX 3080 Eagle OC
Today I am reviewing the Gigabyte RTX 3080 Eagle OC. As the name implies this is a factory overclocked RTX3080 that also comes with the Windforce E 3X Cooling System with alternate spinning fans. Gigabyte has a no less than 6 different RTX3080-models and this is one of the “cheapest” at $699.Read More »
EVGA announces RTX30-series cards.
EVGA has also announced their Ampere-based RTX30-series cards. They will have a full spread of cards from the RTX3070 to the RTX3090. The Definition of Ultimate Performance Announcing EVGA GeForce RTX 30 Series Powered by the NVIDIA Ampere architecture An undeniable force is here. The planets align as the next …Read More »
Inno3D presents their RTX30-series cards
As expected we will see a lot of information from various board partners regarding their upcoming Ampere-based RTX30-series cards. First out in my inbox is Inno3D. It has been a while since I reviewed a board from them but they are coming out with a whole range of cards from …Read More »
Nvidia DLSS 2.0 and the Nvidia RTX2060-Max Q
Introduction/How does it work? With all the focus that has been given to Raytracing on the RTX-cards there is actually an technology that I found much more interesting: Nvidia DLSS (Deep learning super sampling). The idea is that by using machine learning games that support DLSS are able to give …Read More »
ASUS STRIX RTX 2080 Ti White Edition – Is This The One Card To Rule Them All?!
Meet The Graphics Monster from ASUS. ASUS STRIX RTX 2080 Ti, is a monster both in size and performance! ASUS is no newcomer to the GPU game, and their ROG STRIX series of cards regularly lend themselves to extreme designs. The design or aesthetic is not the whole story, though, …Read More »
AMD’s 5600 XT Debacle – A Post Mortem of Arguably the Worst Launch in PC history.
The new RX 5600 XT launch went south very fast How did this happen, and why? In case the title did not strongly enough to allude to what this article will be, I will be addressing the way the RX 5600 XT was launched, the issues observed, and the impact …Read More »
Introducing the Radeon 5500XT with the Powercolor Red Dragon 5500XT 8GB
Introducing the new Radeon 5500 XT Welcome the mainstream 1080p focused Navi AMD’s Radeon team has been hard at work finessing the 5700 series of GPUs and pushing them to get the most out of the 7nm Navi that they can. Meanwhile, late December is normally not very busy with …Read More »
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) – Is Nvidia RTX the “Way It’s Meant To Be Played”?
Call of Duty is back with a nostalgic new entry Can Call of Duty be the FPS that shines with RTX? Ever since the inception and announcement of RTX, Nvidia has hard a bumpy road getting it into the hands of gamers in a satisfying manner. The RTX launch title …Read More »
Nvidia Shakes Up Gamescom With Major Ray Traced Announcements Including Minecraft, CyberPunk and Many Others
Nvidia Drops Some Major Ray-Traced Teasers Pre-Gamescom Nvidia has made a spectacle at Gamecom 2018 with the announcement of the RTX Series, and now they are at it again. Gamescom has nary arrived and Nvidia is raising the gauntlet of ray-traced titles by including some major players not just in …Read More »
Nvidia Releases The Beast – Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Review
Introducing the new GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Meet The King of Super! Its been a few weeks since RTX 2060 and 2070 SUPER was unveiled. They brought with them some much-needed performance bumps and more importantly price reductions that will make these cards a lot more likely to find their …Read More »
Supercharging Turing? RTX Goes SUPER! – NVIDIA RTX 2070 SUPER & RTX 2060 SUPER Review
Introducing the new GeForce RTX SUPER Series RTX Goes SUPER! We all knew eventually Nvidia would have to make a big move with RTX, with all of the commotions around new RYZEN and Radeon Navi arriving soon. It is here and it’s the RTX SUPER series. But wait, let’s take …Read More »
MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming X Review – an Even Lower Cost Turing Option
MSI Introduces the Newest in Turing at $249.99 MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Gaming X. This is, of course, a continuation of the non-RTX enabled parts like you had seen recently in the other models listed below. The thing is this one …Read More »
MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X – Turing Without The RTX.
MSI Brings The New GTX 1660 Ti to Life With Some Gaming X Style MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X. Now, wait a minute, I thought the new cards were RTX? Well, that is true but this is the first …Read More »
MSI GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming Z – MSI Brings The Heat For The Mini Turing.
MSI Took a GeForce RTX 2060 and Added Some Gaming Z Flair to it. MSI is no stranger to making custom cards and they have shown this with the Gaming Z series of cards. Today we have the RTX 2060 Gaming Z which may not seem like a very impressive …Read More »
Zotac RTX 2070 Mini – Zotac Puts RTX 2070 on an Even Smaller Form Factor and Smaller Price!
Zotac Shaved a Little Off The Already Dainty RTX 2070. One of the first aftermarket partner model 2070’s has rolled in. It is from our friends at Zotac, the RTX 2070 Mini. This model does not appear to be a Overclock model on the surface and might even be a …Read More »
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Founders Edition – Nvidia Unleashes RTX on The $350 Market
RTX Meets the Sweet Spot in Value. Better late than never right? That seems to be the mantra with recent GPU releases post RTX launch. This time I did not get a card in hand until the day of Embargo release and rather than rush it out I did my …Read More »
Nvidia Announcement at CES 2019: RTX 2060, Adaptive Sync Support and So Much MORE!!!
Nvidia who is normally kicking off announcements and press conferences with talk of Machine Learning, Deep Learning, And autonomous driving threw the collective audience for a loop. They started the show with Nvidia’s Founder and CEO Jensen Huang “Usually at CES, I talk to you about Self Driving cars, and …Read More »
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition Review – Turing at $599
Time to meet the more value-friendly RTX brethren. I know we are a bit late to the party with this one, and that’s ok. We had a testbench failure which required complete rebuild and retest to ensure continuity. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 is now on the bench! The Nvidia …Read More »
NVIDIA GeForce RTX IS HERE.. Introducing the GeForce RTX 2080 & RTX 2080 Ti – 4K 60 FPS or bust!
Introducing the new GeForce RTX At long last, we have the replacement to Pascal. I have really gone back and forth on how to open this as, Well the new Nvidia RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti cards are something like I have never really dealt with before. I mean, yes, …Read More »
EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX Review (08G‑P4‑6573‑KR)
EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX Review The EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX is a new twist on the GTX 1070 and incorporates their new iCX cooler and pushes a 1594MHz base clock and a 1683MHz boost clock. The EVGA GTX 1070 SC2 iCX sports 4 + 1 …Read More »
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (08G-P4-6286) It’s been a couple of weeks since the release of Nvidia’s Founders Edition GTX 1080 and we’ve eagerly been waiting for the custom cards to hit the bench. Luckily the first one to hit our bench is the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW …Read More »
EVGA GTX 950 FTW
EVGA GTX 950 FTW Recently Nvidia released the GTX 950, a GPU featuring the power and efficiency of the Maxwell architecture, Direct X 12 support, and solid FPS capability @1080p, without the heavy drain on your wallet. Today we are taking a look at the EVGA GTX 950 FTW, which is …Read More »
Zotac GTX 980 Ti AMP! Extreme – The fastest 980 Ti available?
The GTX 980 Ti is not only a fast GPU but also a GPU that overclocks extremely well. This means that few cards for sale actually are running at reference speeds, 1000 Mhz, and instead are overclocked at different levels. Zotac are no strangers to overclocking usually offering a wide variety of …Read More »
The New Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti: Features and Tech Overview
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980Ti Nvidia is at it again with another major launch shoring up a strong start to the upcoming Computex Event. Now with Computex 2015 Nvidia has dropped something which has been rumored for awhile: the GTX 980 Ti! The 980 Ti has been “The Unicorn” product like we see …Read More »
Introduction When it comes time for us to upgrade our computer, one of the first things we need to ask ourselves is what are we going to be using our computer for? Am I going to be playing games, uploading videos to my favorite video-sharing website, using it as an …Read More »
NVIDIA Titan X Unveiled at GDC
NVIDIA has let the news about the upcoming Titan X GPU out of the bag at the GDC. The CEO of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsun states that the Titan X is “the most advanced GPU the world has ever seen.” No detail specification has been released as today’s announcement is not an …Read More »
Zotac GTX960 AMP!-edition, Maxwell goes mainstream
With the Maxwell-based GTX970 and GTX980 Nvidia undoubtedly have hit a homerun. These two card have rocked the GPU-world and basically made both the older GTX-GPU’s but also AMD’s offerings almost obsolete in one swoop. The only problem though has been the price. Don’t get us wrong, The GTX970 offers a …Read More »
ASUS ROG GTX 980 Matrix Platinum – Pushing Maxwell to the Limit
ASUS ROG GTX 980 Matrix Platinum I love looking at new cards and most are minor upgrades to the reference model while others are a bit better with custom PCBs and some minor trickery to help performance. Some are simply balls to the walls complete ground up builds made specifically …Read More »
Nvidia G-SYNC: A New gaming experience seen on the ASUS SWIFT PG278Q Display
Nvidia G-SYNC Technology Nvidia has been very proud of many of their advances over the last few years, offering special ways to improve the gaming experience using GeForce products. That being said we have seen many instances where gaming immersion has been enhanced or at least changed the way you play from …Read More »
ASUS RAMPAGE V Extreme – The Extreme Enthusiasts X99 Board From ASUS Is Here!
Introduction – ASUS RAMPAGE V EXTREME X99 has been around a bit now and the next board to hit our bench is what we have here today and it is no joke as it is the Rampage V Extreme or what many hold as the benchmark for every other board in …Read More »
MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4G – MSI’s Flagship Maxwell Model Makes Its Debut!
MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G Very much on the heels of the Maxwell and GTX 980 launch was the partner cards and the first GTX 980 model we received much like the 970 we recently looked at is the MSI Gaming 4G edition. First of all the cooler for …Read More »
MSI X99S Xpower AC – Taking Haswell E performance to the next level!
Introduction – MSI X99S XPOWER AC MSI has made motherboards and Graphics offerings for some time now and has recently extended its reach into the Notebook and all kinds of other accessory devices. Today we get the awesome opportunity to follow up the powerful and feature packed X99S Gaming 9 with …Read More »
Zotac announces new GTX970 and GTX980-cards
Hot on the heels of the Nvidia GTX 970 and GTX 980 reveal Zotac has sent out a pressrelease detailing their different cards. We have previously tested their AMP!-edition cards which has continued to impress us. Zotac not only is coming out with AMP! Extreme-edition cards with GTX970 and GTX …Read More »
Maxwell is here! GTX 980 is now revealed!
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Nvidia always has a bit of flair when it comes to new launches and this newest launch is no different as they organized a special gaming/modding event based around the celebration of gaming as a whole over the massive expanse of years. GAME24 and MOD24 is the name …Read More »
MSI Z97 XPOWER AC – Extreme Overclocking for the new Haswell
Introduction – MSI Z97 Xpower Oh Overclocking, it seems to be whats makes the world go round some days and something that many motherboard manufacturers have really started to embrace as easier ways were found to do it. It used to be back in the old days (not that long …Read More »
Nvidia presents new big update for Nvidia Shield
When we saw the Nvidia Shield at CES 2012 we were pretty much blown away. A portable Android gaming-machine that also could stream PC-games? Who wouldn’t love that? While the machine itself might not have taken the world by fire it still is one serious cool piece of hardware and …Read More »
Nvidia introduces the GeForce 800M lineup for Laptops.
Nvidia has released information about their new mobile chips in the GeForce 800M-lineup. These chips both come in the form of Kepler and Maxwell-based GPU’s but even the Kepler-based GPU’s will have some new cool features like Battery Boost which is a software/hardware feature that allows the machine to drop …Read More »
Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti GHZ Edition Review, Super Overclock is now sleeker and cooler!
Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti GHz Edition Gigabyte has made some definite noise in the graphics side over the past few years, and with the Super Overclock series being the top horse in the Gigabyte stable we always saw soem great performance from them, well it looks like Gigabyte has changed …Read More »