AMD sent us word that tomorrow they will be hosting a Livecast celebrating 30 years of graphics and gaming innovation. Thirty years is a long time, and certainly we have a lot of readers that weren't even around when AMD had its beginnings. Except we're not really talking about the foundation of AMD; they had their start in 1969. It appears this is more a celebration of their graphics division, formerly ATI, which was founded in… August, 1985. AMD is apparently looking at a year-long celebration of the company formerly known as ATI, Radeon graphics, and gaming. While they're being a bit coy about the exact contents of the Livecast, we do know that there will be three game developers participating along with a live...

NVIDIA's GeForce 7800 GTX Hits The Ground Running

Today marks the release of NVIDIA's latest graphics solution. Is it simply a rework, or is there some real power under the hood?

127 by Derek Wilson on 6/22/2005

NVIDIA Announces 16x AA For SLI

In response to ATI's CrossFire, NVIDIA is introducing 16xAA for SLI in a driver soon to be released.

18 by Derek Wilson on 6/9/2005

ATI's Next Three Months Of Catalyst

ATI is revealing information about the upcoming features and performance of their next 3 driver releases. Catalyst 5.6, 5.7 and 5.8 look to polish up ATI's software offering.

30 by Derek Wilson on 6/9/2005

ATI Mobility Radeon X800 XT: More Pipes in Notebooks

ATI is introducing a 16 pipe version of its M28 graphics processor. This part should be just as powerful as ATI's high end desktop parts. We take a look...

41 by Derek Wilson on 6/6/2005

ATI's Multi-GPU Solution: CrossFire

ATI antes up with its own flavor of multi-card gaming. Competing with NVIDIA's SLI technology, CrossFire brings a couple of new ideas to the table.

56 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 5/30/2005

Integrated Graphics: Xpress 200 vs. GMA 950

Having already looked at budget discrete solutions, we break out our integrated solutions to see how the latest on-board technology holds up.

30 by Derek Wilson on 5/26/2005

Budget Graphics Strike Back: Revenge of the RAM

We spend some time testing budget graphics cards with slower RAM in order to verify their predicted behavior on cheaper systems.

21 by Derek Wilson on 5/19/2005

ATI demos R520 GPU at E3

ATI was demonstrating Remedy's upcoming title Alan Wake on R520 silicon...

32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/18/2005

Bringing Gaming Mainstream - The Xbox 360 debuts on MTV

We take a quick look at the official unveiling of Microsoft's Xbox 360.

56 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/12/2005

Budget Battle: HyperMemory vs. TurboCache

We have our hands on a HyperMemory board and some shipping TurboCache parts. Now, it's time to see which solution delivers on its promise of acceptable performance at extreme...

33 by Derek Wilson on 5/12/2005

ATI's Radeon X800 XL 512MB - A toe in the 512MB pool

In a surprise to us, ATI decided to release their first 512MB as a member of the X800 XL family. With a $449 price tag, we investigate whether...

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/4/2005

MCE TV Tuner Roundup: Featuring ATI's Theater 550 & NVIDIA's NVTV

We rounded up 6 MCE-compliant TV tuners and compared them to find out which one, if any, works its magic the best with a SD cable signal.

61 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/12/2005

Wildcat Realizm 800: 3Dlabs MultiGPU First Look

Creative has unleashed the latest 3Dlabs creation on the world: the two GPU Wildcat Realizm 800. We take a look at the architecture and SPEC numbers in this review.

27 by Derek Wilson on 3/25/2005

World of Warcraft Performance Guide

If you're addicted to WoW, then this guide will give you the info on how best to feed your addiction...from a performance standpoint.

59 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/23/2005

Mobility Radeon X700: The Graphics of the Travelmate 8100

ATI's mid-range mobile offering finds its way into the latest Travelmate from Acer. The MRX700 offers decent performance in a notebook that remains mobile.

14 by Derek Wilson on 3/1/2005

GeForce Go 6800 Ultra: Powering the Dell Inspirion XPS Gen 2

NVIDIA is introducing a new, faster, version of its high end mobile graphics solutions today in the newest DTR from Dell: the Inspirion XPS Gen 2

48 by Derek Wilson on 2/24/2005

ATI FireGL V5000: Well-Rounded Mid-Range

ATI is launching a midrange workstation solution today that brings features previously only found on its highest end AGP and PCI Express cards. While less powerful overall, ATI has...

9 by Derek Wilson on 1/31/2005

Gigabyte Dual GPU: nForce4, Intel, and the 3D1 Single Card SLI Tested

Keeping up with NVIDIA's push towards SLI, Gigabyte is bringing forth a single card dual GPU solution to be bundled with their upcoming nForce 4 SLI board. We also...

43 by Derek Wilson on 1/6/2005

Workstation Graphics: AGP Cross Section 2004

Today, the top AGP offering from the three major vendors in the market square off in a jam-packed workstation graphics review. If you're in the market for a high...

25 by Derek Wilson on 12/23/2004

NVIDIA Enables PureVideo on GeForce 6 GPUs

PureVideo reduces CPU utilization and increases image quality during HD content playback.

62 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/20/2004

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