It seems like it's been a long time since we've seen a WHQL driver release from AMD… and it has been. The previous WHQL driver dates back to April, the Catalyst 14.4 drivers, so we're close to five months between updates. In the interim, AMD has had beta/release candidate drivers for 14.6 and 14.7, along with the initial driver release for the R9 285 Tonga GPU. The new 14.9 drivers appear to be the official release of the R9 285 drivers, with version numbering of 14.301 (compared to 14.300 for the launch driver). As usual, there are quite a few updates listed in the release notes, with minor to moderate performance improvements noted for 3DMark Sky Diver and Fire Strike, 3DMark11, Bioshock Infinite, Company of...

Matrox Millennium G550: Matrox's Next-Generation chip arrives

You've heard the rumors, you've waited months for it and here it is: Matrox's G550. Don't blame us, we didn't start the rumors...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/19/2001

Gainward CARDEXPERT GeForce3 PowerPack !!! 64MB

Gainward seems to be on the ball when it comes to GeForce3 video card production. By producing a quality, feature-filled GeForce3 solution, it is no surprise that we find...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 6/14/2001

ATI TRUFORM Technology - Powering the next generation Radeon

Three months after we got a peak at some of the technology behind NVIDIA's GeForce3, today we get to take a look at one aspect of ATI's answer: TRUFORM...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/29/2001

ATI Radeon LE 32MB DDR

With its mysterious nature and its OEM only availability, the ATI Radeon LE video card has been off limit to cautious consumers. Today we lift the cloud of mystery...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/23/2001

NVIDIA GeForce3 Investigation: What NVIDIA didn't tell us

As the GeForce3 is finally hitting store shelves, our resident graphics expert took a deeper look into the GeForce3 architecture to uncover quite a bit about NVIDIA's latest creation.

0 by Kert Chian on 5/15/2001

Reader Interview: ATI's President & COO Dave Orton

Earlier this year we surveyed our Forum Readers and collected a list of questions that you wanted to ask ATI's President & COO Dave Orton.  Well, the responses are...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/26/2001

A Torrid Affair with Graphics: April 2001 3D Market Update

A $399 GeForce3, NVIDIA's Spring Line, the NVIDIA/Kyro II marketing fiasco, ATI's Radeon2, and a farewell to the Matrox G800 all and more in this editorial.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/23/2001

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 400 64MB

As NVIDIA attempts to regain some market share it is losing to both ATI and Matrox, NVIDIA has decided to split up the popular GeForce2 MX product into two...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 4/12/2001

NVIDIA GeForce3

We have already told you about the technology behind NVIDIA's new GeForce3, now it's time for the moment we all have been waiting for: benchmarks.

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/22/2001

S3 SuperSavage MX/IX Mobile 3D Accelerator

With the GeForce2 Go here, the Radeon Mobility on the way, it's time to see S3's next-generation mobile graphics platform. Enter the SuperSavage and all of its low-power...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/14/2001

STMicroelectronics Kyro II 64MB

A new contender is out on the video card market. Attempting to take some glory away from the aged immediate mode rendering platforms that prevail today, STMicroelectronics has paired...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/13/2001

NVIDIA's GeForce3: "NV20" Revealed

The wait is over. If you thought things were getting a bit stale in the high end video card market, NVIDIA is here to add a bit of fresh...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/27/2001

Dual Display Comparison - February 2001

The recent release of the Radeon VE from ATI proves that more and more manufacturers are taking dual display solutions seriously. With three consumer level solutions out there now...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/21/2001

ATI vs NVIDIA: Driver performance under Win98 & Win2K

Are you concerned about 3D performance under Windows 2000? Interestingly enough, the drivers that you may be using aren't as perfect as was once thought. Find out...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/20/2001

ATI Radeon VE 32MB

ATI is at it again, livening things up in the recently quiet video card market. Today we take a look at ATI's latest offering, the Radeon VE. The first...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/19/2001

ATI Mobility Radeon Preview

After NVIDIA's GeForce2 Go product announcement 2 months ago, ATI could not leave the attack on their market share unanswered. Instead, they regrouped and today are presenting us with...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/5/2001

Looking Back at 2000 Part 2: The Graphics Industry

Buckle up as AnandTech takes you through the roller coaster ride that was Y2K.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/4/2001

3dfx Driver Build 1.04.01: Increased Performance and Hidden Surface Removal (HSR) for the Voodoo4 and Voodoo5

Rising a full 3 driver builds since the Voodoo5 5500's initial release and 1 driver build since the release of the Voodoo4 4500, 3dfx set out to make driver...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 12/14/2000

NVIDIA GeForce2 Pro

It's faster than a GTS, but cheaper than an Ultra. What is NVIDIA's best kept secret? Read on to find out about the GeForce2 Pro.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 12/5/2000

Budget Video Card Comparison - November 2000

With some video card prices going through the roof, it is good that manufacturers finally realized that there are some of us out there on a limited budget. 3dfx...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 11/27/2000

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