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ASUS EAH6850/EAH6870 video cards overclock and over-cool AMD’s new Radeons

ASUS EAH6850/EAH6870 video cards overclock and over-cool AMD’s new Radeons

AMD's latest Radeon HD 6870 and 6850 GPUs are official, and ASUS has wasted no time slapping them into a couple of new video cards.  However, they've also taken a few liberties and made some tweaks of their own; the ASUS EAH6850 DirectCU/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH6870/2DI2S/1GD5 cards are each overclocked out of the box, to 790MHz and 913MHz respectively, and they each get the company's Voltage Tweak tech which promises up to 50-percent performance boost over the AMD reference design.

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 GPU for HTPCs gets official

NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 GPU for HTPCs gets official

NVIDIA has officially outed their latest GPU, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, a Fermi chip targeted at HTPCs.  The new GT 430 promises 1.5x the gaming performance of previous-gen chips, together with full 3D and 1080p HD video support, HDMI 1.4a connectivity and 24-bit multi-channel audio up to 192KHz (along with lossless DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD audio bit streaming).

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Club 3D debuts GT 430 from NVIDIA

Club 3D debuts GT 430 from NVIDIA

NVIDIA fans that have been waiting for the next video card to land from the maker can now get the GT430 video card. Club 3D has unveiled its first GT430 video card that is aimed at the user wanting GPU acceleration for all manner of computing tasks like editing video and photos. The video card offers DirectX 11 support, Blu-ray 3D support, CUDA, and PhysX among other features.

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