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Tag Archives: Video Card

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 Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating:

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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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ASUS GTX 970 STRIX DirectCU II Video Card Review

Today we examine ASUS’ take on the GeForce GTX 970 video card. We have the ASUS GTX 970 STRIX DirectCU II OC video card today, and will break down its next-gen performance against an AMD Radeon R9 290 and R9 290X. This video card features 0dB fans, and many factors that improve its chance of extreme overclocking. ASUS GTX 970 ...

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Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC Video Card Review

Today we are taking a look at the Tonga-based Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X. Along with the architecture enhancements found in the new Hawaii cards, this 285 also sports Sapphire’s tried and true dual-fan heat-pipe based cooler. With Tonga’s lower power draw combined with a quality cooler, we can expect some low temps, quiet operation, and plenty of overclocking headroom. Read on to see how ...

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ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition Video Card Review

The ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition comes equipped with a factory GPU base clock 1124MHz and a boost clock of 1202MHz, a respective 104MHz and 117MHz increase over stock GeForce GTX 750 Ti speeds and features ASUS’ DirectCU II cooling system. It is configured with 2GB GDR5 memory running at a stock 5.4GHz effective rate. The cooling system ...

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Sapphire ITX Compact R9 285

I absolutely love building Mini-ITX gaming rigs. Every time I build a new Lunchbox (what I call our LAN rigs), I try to make them smaller and faster. Either of those along can be a challenge, but trying to constantly pack a faster rig into a small can be a huge challenge. Thankfully recently motherboard manufactures, video card manufactures, and ...

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