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PowerColor R9 285 2GB Turbo Duo Review: It Takes Two to Tonga

PowerColor R9 285 TurboDuo

The battle for video card supremacy is an ongoing conflict that rages all year. Prices change constantly, affected by several factors including even non-gaming related activities (such as crypto-currency mining). Performance updates are constant as well, not just in terms of seasonal hardware changes but driver efficiencies for the same video card provides framerate increase and additional features once in ...

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SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X 8GB Tri-X Video Card Review @ Tweak Town

SAPPHIRE introduces a second Radeon R9 290X video card with 8GB of VRAM to its growing arsenal, this time with its Tri-X cooler. SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X 8GB Tri-X Video Card Review @ Tweak Town

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Sapphire Introduces new R7 270X iCafe OC Budget Video Card

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While Sapphire has no shortage of powerful high-end Radeon-based video card offerings, today they are releasing an affordable R7 260X graphics card solution that fits perfectly for internet cafe builds. Appropriately named “iCafe” edition, these R7 260X video cards will find home inside systems that will run common internet cafe favorites such as Counter-Strike, DoTA, League of Legends, StarCraft II ...

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Gigabyte WaterForce 3 Way SLI Review: A Force to Reckoned With

Gigabyte Water Force

There comes a time when you have to do something outrageous in order to advance yourself. The companies that are always in the forefront are continuously on this edge, pushing and striving for better products. As a consumer we might ask: Why in the world would they make this and who will buy it? Gigabyte has the answer to both of ...

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Gigabyte GTX 980 G1 Gaming 4GB Video Card Review

Gigabyte GTX 980 G1 Gaming

In September 2014, Nvidia launched the second take on the Maxwell GPU architecture. This latest version of Maxwell promises better performance, lower power consumption, and more advanced rendering features. Gigabyte’s flagship video card is the Gigabyte GTX 980 G1 Gaming. Gigabyte claims their GPUs have been selected to ensure the best overclocking and the 600-watt cooler that sits up top ...

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Sapphire R9 290X now has Tri-X cooler option, faster clocks and dual BIOS

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Users looking for a high-end graphics card of the Radeon variety will be glad to hear that Sapphire now has an R9 290X outfitted with a “butterscotch” orange Tri-X cooler. The video card sports 8GB of memory, has dual BIOS and comes out of the box factory overclocked of course. For more information, check out the official press release below: ...

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Performance Video Card Review

Assassin’s Creed Unity is out, wrapped in a tortilla of bugs and garnished with graphical glitches, the fourth patch to this game has been released with some new beta drivers. We will look at performance and find out what it takes to enjoy this game on the PC. A cold beer, or two, will certainly help. Assassin’s Creed Unity Performance ...

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Far Cry 4 Video Card Performance and IQ Preview

Far Cry 4 is here, and we take an early look at how current video cards stack up in performance, and which quality settings are graphically demanding. We will also look at some image quality comparisons and talk about the state of this game at launch. Will it measure up to Far Cry 3 in terms of graphic fidelity? Far ...

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ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review

If the GTX 970 version of the STRIX from ASUS wasn’t enough, then maybe the GTX 980 version we’ve got today is what you’re after. Here’s Shawn’s review ASUS GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX OC Video Card Review @ Tweak Town

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HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 OC 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

As the R9 285 OC model from Gigabyte, the HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC video card is based on the Tonga architecture and is using a new form of compression for frame buffer color data, which reduces the amount of memory bandwidth required for buffer operations. The product is overclocked from the factory but not as high as ...

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