Every quarter, Jon Peddie Research analyzes the market for graphics and gives us a chance to see where the industry is at. The market for discrete graphics is seasonal, much like other segments of technology, so it is important to compare them not only to the most previous quarter, but more importantly to the same quarter from last year. Q2 is often a weak time in the discrete graphics industry, and 2014 was no exception. For the quarter, the market for graphics cards dropped 17.5% compared to Q1 even though the desktop PC market actually grew 1.3%. On a year-to-year comparison, the discrete graphics market dropped 17.6%, as compared to the desktop PC market as a while which fell only 1.7%. The seasonal drop...

Vendor Cards: EVGA e-GeForce 7800 GTX

First, in a series of vendor 7800 GTX reviews, we bring you the EVGA e-GeForce 7800 GTX. With a default overclock, does this card have what it takes to...

26 by Derek Wilson & Josh Venning on 7/16/2005

Battlefield 2 GPU Performance Analysis

UPDATED... With the release of another current generation graphics engine, we investigate graphics performance over multiple classes of cards.

78 by Derek Wilson on 7/7/2005

Microsoft's Xbox 360, Sony's PS3 - A Hardware Discussion

We look at both of the recently announced consoles and do our best to separate fact from fiction.

91 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 6/24/2005

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

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