Being in the business of licensing out GPUs rather than building them directly, Imagination’s PowerVR group has always walked a fine line in how they communicate with their direct customers (SoC integrators) who build their products, the developers who program for their products, and the end users who use their products. The end result is that most of Imagination’s public-facing information is either geared towards their direct customers or geared towards developers, fulfilling Imagination’s immediate needs but leaving out other details in the process. A quick look at the PowerVR section of Imagination’s website further backs that point, as it contains only a very high level overview of their products that makes it more useful to SoC integrators than end users or even developers. With...

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

ATI Radeon X800 XL - A $299 6800GT Competitor

We have a hands-on look at ATI's first 0.11-micron high-end GPU.

44 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/15/2004

GeForce 6200 TurboCache: PCI Express Made Useful

The budget market is often neglected when it comes to the most recent developments in technology and features. NVIDIA hopes to change that by making full use of PCI...

43 by Derek Wilson on 12/15/2004

Retail X700 Pro Roundup

ATI pushed its X700 XT solution out a couple months back, but left its partners holding nothing but the X700 Pro. We haven't seen a retail X700 XT in...

22 by Derek Wilson on 12/13/2004

Retail Geforce 6600GT Exploration

With all the options on the market, is there any real reason to pick one card over another? How much extra power can you squeeze out of a 6600GT...

84 by Derek Wilson on 12/9/2004

ATI's New Radeon X850 and X800 Lines: A Smorgasbord of GPUs

With less than a month left in 2004, ATI pulled the largest end-of-year product release we've seen from a GPU maker. How do these 5 new GPUs perform...

66 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 12/1/2004

NVIDIA's GeForce 6 SLI: Demolishing Performance Barriers

If you've got the money, SLI is definitely worth it. But how does it fare as an upgrade path?

74 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/23/2004

Mobility Radeon X800 and X300 Launch to Low Availability

Two weeks ago we saw the M28 leading the NVIDIA based mobile solution in most of benchmarks we ran. But when will we see notebooks with MR X800?

7 by Derek Wilson on 11/23/2004

Half Life 2 GPU Roundup Part 2 - Mainstream DX8/DX9 Battle

You've seen what the best of the best can do, now it's time to see how older cards run Half Life 2.

62 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/19/2004

Half Life 2 GPU Roundup Part 1 - DirectX 9 Shootout

With Half Life 2 out we spent the past two days play testing and benchmarking the game on the latest DX9 hardware. Find out how performance stacks up...

79 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/17/2004

NVIDIA's GeForce 6600GT AGP: The Little Bridge that Could

Today NVIDIA announced and marked the first day of sales of the GeForce 6600GT for AGP platforms. The mainstream performance crown is back and it's in NVIDIA's hands.

66 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/16/2004

NVIDIA's GeForce 6800 Go vs. ATI's M28: The Mobile GPU Wars Begin

The high-end GPU battles ensue, this time in notebooks.

24 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/8/2004

NVIDIA SLI Performance Preview with MSI's nForce4 SLI Motherboard

Four graphics cards, two PCI Express slots and one happy Anand in Taiwan is all it took to get a first hand look at the performance of NVIDIA's nForce4...

84 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/29/2004

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