Alongside today’s release of the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver set, AMD has published a new page on their driver site announcing that video cards based on the company’s pre-Graphics Core Next architectures have been moved to legacy status. This means that GPUs based on the company’s VLIW5 and VLIW4 architectures – the Evergreen and Northern Islands families – have been retired and will no longer be supported. All of AMD’s remaining supported GPUs are now based on various iterations of the Graphics Core Next architecture.
Overall this means that the entire Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series have been retired. So have the Radeon HD 7000 to 7600 parts, and the Radeon HD 8000 to 8400 parts. AMD and their partners largely ceased...
Today, we're looking at three GeForce 7800 GTs. Let’s see ASUS’, XFX’s, and EVGA's take on this quality graphics solution from NVIDIA.
Josh Venning on 12/8/2005
We take a quick look at the newest of the mobile parts from ATI. Based on the X1K series, the new chip promises small sizes, good performance and battery...
Josh Venning on 12/5/2005
ATI released a beta driver to us with the promise that dual core support would be improved. Will we see the 5 to15 percent gains they are talking about...
Derek Wilson on 12/4/2005
ATI releases an advisory to its board partners allowing them to overclock their Radeon X1800 XT products.
Tuan Nguyen on 11/23/2005
Are there more of these mystery cards floating around on eBay? When will the 7800 GS be available to the public? We can't answer these questions, but we can...
Derek Wilson & Kristopher Kubicki on 11/22/2005
The newest edition of ATI's All-In-Wonder series gets a boost on the gaming side. Will the blazing fast multimedia graphics solution impress you enough to add TV to...
Josh Venning on 11/21/2005
Not only does the newest high end card from NVIDIA sport twice the RAM as its little brother, it sees a 27.9% increase in core clock and a 41.6%...
Derek Wilson on 11/14/2005
It looks official, we will see Radeon X700 in IGP form...
Kristopher Kubicki on 11/10/2005
ATI X1300 Pro and LE gets an upgrade in specs
Tuan Nguyen on 11/9/2005
ATI readies its R580 and RV535 on new 80nm manufacturing process.
Tuan Nguyen on 11/8/2005
AIBs across Taiwan, China and the US are already confirming that we won't need master cards for low and mid range Crossfire.
Kristopher Kubicki on 11/8/2005
NVIDIA is pushing a new card in time to compete with ATI's X800 GTO for the holiday shopping season. Will this new part have what it takes?
Derek Wilson on 11/7/2005
Today in China, S3 has launched their newest line of budget and lower mid-range graphics chips. The North American launch date will occur sometime in the next month or...
Ryan Smith on 11/3/2005
Havok introduces a unique approach to physics processing and claims that its solution offers greater flexibility than the competition.
Tuan Nguyen on 11/2/2005
NVIDIA is due for a new mid-range product, and it looks like the newest Forceware drivers already have some interesting information inside...
Tuan Nguyen on 10/30/2005
We take a look at F.E.A.R, the most graphically demanding game yet. Is it time to invest in a graphics upgrade?
Josh Venning on 10/20/2005
Apparently NVIDIA isn't the only company looking into GPU Sockets...
Kristopher Kubicki on 10/19/2005
You have one 30" Cinema Display, and two computers. What do you do? Either go out and buy another 30" display, or share the one display between both...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/19/2005