Outrage over physics drivers: Is Nvidia guilty?

@ 2008/06/26 read/post comments(0)
Summing up, AMD claims that the ForceWare 177.39 driver "fools" the 3DMark Vantage benchmark. We're not so sure. Ageia has built a very solid library of titles that use the PhysX API. Being a standard library within the Unreal Engine… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Responds To GPU PhysX Cheating Allegations

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(4)
During the benchmark install, a runtime library is updated to allow the test to run on the GPU and then during the test, it addresses the benchmark DLLs to the GPU instead of the PPU or CPU. Nothing within the… Go To Full Article

AMD 4850 Single/Crossfire

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
Although its always nice to occupy the highest performance position, AMD knows very well that the mainstream sector is what sells a lot more. They surprised everyone with their 3850 card last year which performed decently for a mainstream product.… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD4850, HD4870 and HD4850 Crossfire

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(1)
Quote: AMD wants to conquer the hearts of enthusiasts with graphics products that not only have excellent performance, but also a price achievable. Its… Go To Full Article

VisionTek & MSI Radeon 4850s V NVIDIA 9800 GTX+ Review

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
For a few weeks it appeared as if ATI would easily achieve this goal but some aggressive price repositioning of the 9800 GTX by Nvidia as well as a snap announcement of the 9800 GTX+ mean the 4850 is hitting… Go To Full Article

ZOTAC NVIDIA 790i Ultra SLI Motherboard

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
The 790i is the first chipset from NVIDIA to be re-designed totally. 790i has its own PCI Express 2.0 controller built into the chipset along with a new memory controller for DDR3 memory with support for EPP 2.0, and today… Go To Full Article

AMD ATI Chips Comparison Table

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
A table comparing the basic technical specs from all AMD/ATI graphics chips available on the market, from Radeon 9200 to Radeon HD 4870. Updated to include Radeon HD 4850 and HD 4870. With more and more graphics… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom X3 8750

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
Frankly speaking, considering test results of Phenom X4 9850, we were not keen to test a lower-clocked Phenom X3 8750 with fewer cores. However, our initial negative thinking served the good turn, because we were not disappointed. On the contrary,… Go To Full Article

Noctua NT-H1

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
Thermal paste is probably the most disregarded part of building a PC. However, thermal grease can be a very important factor for users wanting to overclock or game heavily. One of the leading manufacturers in this field is Arctic Cooling… Go To Full Article

Japanese telco institutes upload caps... of 30GB... daily

@ 2008/06/25 read/post comments(0)
Bandwidth caps are coming to Japan, but not in the way to which North Americans are accustomed. OCN, operated by NTT Communications, has decided to impose a daily upload limit beginning on August 1. The limit? 30GB per day. Upstream. Go To Full Article

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