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XFX Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition Limited now available to purchase

XFX Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition Limited now available to purchase

XFX has been peddling some very cool video cards for years. The company was traditionally a NVIDIA branded partner and then moved into selling ATI branded video cards as well. The latest ATI card to come from XFX is an awesomely cool offering called the HD 5970 Black Edition Limited.

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XFX announces HD 5770 single slot video card

XFX announces HD 5770 single slot video card

XFX has been selling video cards for a long time and for much of that time it was all NVIDIA. XFX now also sells ATI video cards and the company has unveil a cool new single slot HD 5770 option for gamers needing performance in confined space. The video card is available now in a couple models.

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Onda overclocked GeForce GTX 460 ES spotted in wild

Onda overclocked GeForce GTX 460 ES spotted in wild

Back when NVIDIA made its GeForce GTX 460 official in mid-July, we suspected we might see some slightly more outlandish production models after OEMs had a little time with the Fermi GPU.  Onda has delivered just that with their GeForce GTX 460 ES, an overclocked version with dual fans compared to the reference design's single spinner, and Expreview managed to get their hands on a sample.

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AMD takes market lead in discrete GPUs from NVIDIA

AMD takes market lead in discrete GPUs from NVIDIA

AMD and NVIDIA are the only two companies who are in the consumer discrete graphics card market in a big way. There are some other much smaller companies but these are the two leaders. For a long time now, NVIDIA has held the lead in discrete GPUs.

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NVIDIA Fermi-based Quadro pro graphics cards outed, plus 3D Vision Pro

NVIDIA Fermi-based Quadro pro graphics cards outed, plus 3D Vision Pro

NVIDIA has outed its latest Fermi-based cards, the NVIDIA Quadro Plex 7000 array, and Quadro 6000, Quadro 5000 and Quadro 4000 GPUs, targeting graphics professionals that might weep in excitement over the fact that they're apparently up to five times faster for 3D applications and up to eight times faster for computational simulation.  While most models are intended for desktop workstations, there's also the Quadro 5000M chipset for mobile workstations.

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ASUS MARS II dual-GTX 480 video card leaks

ASUS MARS II dual-GTX 480 video card leaks

ASUS is working on a dual-GPU graphics card codenamed the ASUS MARS II, pairing two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 chips.  The MARS II follows the first MARS card of 2009, which packaged a pair of GTX 295 GPUs, but updates things with a couple of NVIDIA Fermi chips.

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Asus Ares video card is world’s fastest single graphics card

Asus Ares video card is world’s fastest single graphics card

I am a sucker for high-end computer hardware and video cards. Asus pulled the wraps off a video card yesterday called the ARES that the company claims to be the fastest single video card on the planet. The cool looking card packs in dual ATI 5870 GPUs.

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Asus unveils its GTX460 video cards

Asus unveils its GTX460 video cards

The NVIDIA GTX 460 video card launched recently and Asus has added its own models to the offerings on the market. The new video cards support 3D Vision Surround, DX11, PhysX, and CUDA like the other GTX 460 cards on the market.

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Palit unveils GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum video card

Palit unveils GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum video card

Palit has announced the launch of its latest video card called the GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum. The new video card has 1024MB of GDDR5 RAM and the card is overclocked from the factory. Palit promises that the new card offers 5 times the DirectX 11 tessellation performance of other video cards.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 gets official: 4x DX11 performance of rivals

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 gets official: 4x DX11 performance of rivals

NVIDIA has outed its much-rumored GeForce GTX 460, a mid-range Fermi-based graphics card promising four times the performance of rivals, real-time PhysX and 3D support with a price tag of roughly $199.  The company has focussed their efforts on DirectX 11 tessellation, with a quoted up to 4x improvement in performance over cards from other manufacturers.

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Club3D gets on the GTX 465 bandwagon

Club3D gets on the GTX 465 bandwagon

I guess it's better late than never for Club3D. The company has announced that it is now offering the GTC 465 video card from NVIDIA. The GTX 465 started turning up back in May. The Club3D card has all the features that we know from other branded GTX 465 cards. It is 3D Vision ready and supports CUDA among other things.

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PNY offers up new XLR8 GeForce GTX 465 video card

PNY offers up new XLR8 GeForce GTX 465 video card

It has been a while since I heard anything out of PNY and the company is back today with a new video card. PNY has added a version of the NVIDIA GTX 465 (PDF) to its line based on the Fermi architecture for gamers to take advantage of. The card has a native mini-HDMI port making it easy to connect to a big screen HDTV.

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