Video Cards

ATI Tapes Out 6000-Series Graphics Cards

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Graphics processors manufacturer ATI has announced that its new architecture, named Southern Islands, has taped out. The products based on the new GPU are expected to form the 6000-series of cards and will likely be launched in Q4 2010. Read More

Nvidia Releases WHQL Fermi Drivers

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Nvidia has released WHQL-certified drivers including support for the new GTX480 and GTX470 graphics cards. Products are still unavailable but should hit the shelves this week. Read More

Mainstream Nvidia DX11 Cards to Have 256 Shader Cores

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Derivative from the Fermi architecture aimed at the mainstream market, dubbed GF104, is expected to feature up to 256 shader cores, half of what is found in the GF100 chip. Graphics cards based on the new silicon from Nvidia are expected to hit retail during the summer 2010. Read More

ATI Radeon HD5870 Eyefinity6 Review Roundup

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ATI completes its lineup of DirectX11-capable graphics cards by releasing the Radeon HD5870 Eyefinity6 Edition, a card capable of displaying on up to 6 monitors at a time. We rounded up a bunch of reviews for your reading pleasure! Read More

Upcoming ATI Cards to be Built on 40nm

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The next generation of AMD/ATI graphics cards, known as Northern Islands, is to be replaced by an hybrid generation dubbed Southern Islands that would be built on TSMC’s 40nm process. Sources suggest the graphics cards would be ready for a Q4 2010 launch. Read More

Are ATI and NVIDIA Running in the Same Race?

Now that several outlets have released both the performance numbers for the ATI HD 5870 (see Anandtech, Tom’s Hardware and [H]ardOCP) and the official specifications for the Fermi, we can draw some conclusions regarding their expected performance. Read More