Just over a month ago, AMD and their partner Raptr pushed out the first version of their video recording Game DVR utility, which ships as a part of AMD’s second-party sourced Gaming Evolved Client. Last month’s release saw the initial take on this feature in beta form, which was a generally positive experience that proved the core technology worked, though not without some rough edges that remained to be cleaned up. Since then the Raptr team has been further working the Game DVR function as part of a broader client update, culminating in today’s release of version 4.0 of the Gaming Evolved Client. Ahead of today’s client release Raptr gave us some time to spend with the forthcoming update, and while the Game DVR function...

ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2: 2 GPUs 1 Card, A Return to the High End

AMD finally makes a return to the high end GPU market with its latest single-card, multi-GPU video card. The Radeon HD 3870 X2 manages to outperform NVIDIA's single-card...

74 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/28/2008

The Witcher: a Study in Neutrality

Afflicted with amnesia, one of our editors finds his way back to reality by escaping to a bewitched world for a while.

39 by Jarred Walton on 1/24/2008

Sub $100 Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 3600 and 3400 Series

AMD is building out the lower end of it's HD 3000 series with the introduction of three new parts: the HD 3650, HD 3470, and HD 3450.

22 by Derek Wilson on 1/23/2008

NVIDIA's 3-way SLI: Can we finally play Crysis?

Lately we've had some great games that run absolutely poorly on the latest hardware. What if we could SLI three GeForce 8800 Ultras together? nForce 680i and...

48 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/17/2007

PhysX’s Big Break? Unreal Tournament 3 PhysX Performance

The first Unreal Engine 3 title with PhysX hardware support has finally shipped, has PhysX finally found its place?

29 by Ryan Smith on 12/14/2007

AMD Hybrid CrossFire Preview: Making Two Slow GPUs... Not So Slow

AMD gave us a few details about its upcoming Hybrid CrossFire technology, we couldn't help but share. Don't expect much though, details are light at this point.

28 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/13/2007

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512 & GeForce 8800 GT 256MB: Playing with Memory and G92

NVIDIA is quietly releasing a dual-slot card based on the new G92 GPU: the 8800 GTS 512. We also take a look at a more affordable 8800 GT...

56 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/11/2007

Sparkle 8800 GT Passive: The Fastest Silent GPU in the World

When NVIDIA announced the 8800 GT we didn't think we'd see a passively cooled one this shortly after its release. Sparkle came to the rescue with the world's...

56 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/29/2007

ATI Radeon HD 3870 & 3850: A Return to Competition

NVIDIA struck first and hard with the GeForce 8800 GT, but now it's time for AMD to respond. Equipped with two cards, both priced below $250, the new...

114 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 11/15/2007

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT: The Only Card That Matters

NVIDIA has invalidated the existance, not only of AMD's hardware, but of much of their own line up with the release of this incredibly high value card based on...

90 by Derek Wilson on 10/29/2007

Unreal Tournament 3 Beta Demo: Top to Bottom GPU Analysis

Hot on the heels of our initial UT3 coverage comes a look at low end and mainstream graphics hardware running under the beta demo.

34 by Derek Wilson on 10/18/2007

Unreal Tournament 3 CPU & High End GPU Analysis: Next-Gen Gaming Explored

What can Epic's latest game tell us about CPU and GPU performance? A lot. We start our series on UT3 performance with a CPU and high-end GPU analysis.

72 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 10/17/2007

AMD's Newest TV Wonder: Clear QAM For The Masses

AMD has finally brought us a line of TV tuners that can handle digital cable

22 by Derek Wilson on 10/15/2007

UPDATED Half-Life 2: Episode 2 CPU and Graphics Performance

In depth CPU and GPU performance analysis of Valve's latest Source based Half-Life 2 series. UPDATED to include previous generation hardware.

46 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 10/12/2007

AMD's New Gambit: Open Source Video Drivers

AMD has begun development of an open source video card driver, we take a look at what they're doing and why

34 by Ryan Smith on 9/25/2007

Where's The Physics: The State of Hardware Accelerated Physics

2006 saw great fanfare over hardware accelerated physics, however that has not carried over in to 2007. We take a look at the state of hardware accelerated physics and...

32 by Ryan Smith on 7/25/2007

HD Video Decode Quality and Performance Summer '07

AMD and NVIDIA have recently released hardware and drivers that raise the bar on HD video quality and performance. Here's how things stack up.

63 by Derek Wilson on 7/23/2007

Getting the Most Out Of Your Hardware: Video Card Utility Roundup

We take a look at 1st party and 3rd party video card utilities, and why GPU manufacturers could be doing better

17 by Ryan Smith on 7/5/2007

Real World DirectX 10 Performance: It Ain't Pretty

With the first three DX10 games out there in the wild, we wanted to take a close look at what we can expect from the first generation of titles...

59 by Derek Wilson on 7/5/2007

More Mainstream DX10: AMD's 2400 and 2600 Series

Following a little more than a month after the launch of R600, AMD's budget and mainstream DX10 hardware is hitting the streets.

96 by Derek Wilson on 6/28/2007

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