One of the longest running gaming franchises around, the Civilization series goes all the way back to my high school years. There have been many changes along the way, but the core turn-based strategy gameplay remains. With this latest release, Civilization once again heads beyond the confines of our planet. What sort of hardware does it require to run the game, and does this fifth Mantle enabled title add anything new to the mix? That's what we're here to find out.

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

Chaintech Desperado RI-91 GeForce2 GTS 64MB

Chaintech is best known for their motherboards, but their video cards are just as good and priced equally low. With the Desperado RI-91, we find out what happens...

0 by Vlad Trishkin on 11/25/2000

Video Cards in 2001: Preview

The graphics chipset industry is about to journey into a period of intense competition. Find out what 3dfx, ATI, Matrox and NVIDIA all have planned for 2001. ...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/22/2000

ASUS V7700 Deluxe 32MB GeForce2 GTS

The GeForce2 GTS based successor to the V6800 Deluxe is here. Did ASUS' feature filled design receive any upgrades outside of the new GTS core?

0 by Vlad Trishkin on 11/3/2000

Creative Labs Annihilator2 Ultra 64MB GeForce2 Ultra

What happens when one of the largest video card manufacturers gets acquainted with the fastest video chipset on the market? The Creative Labs Annihilator2 Ultra is here, and...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/26/2000

3dfx Voodoo4 4500AGP

3dfx's Voodoo4 is finally here, but is it too little too late from the former king of 3D? Let's find out as we pit it against a number...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/23/2000

ATI Radeon 32MB SDR

ATI's answer to NVIDIA's GeForce2 MX is here. Can ATI's HyperZ technology save it from the same memory bandwidth limitations that have been holding back the GeForce2 MX?

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/13/2000

ELSA GLADIAC ULTRA 64MB GeForce2 Ultra

ELSA was the first to bring a GeForce2 GTS card to market with their GLADIAC. Will they do the same now that they're armed with the GeForce2 Ultra...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/12/2000

Video Card Roundup - DVD Quality, Features & Performance - October 2000

A lot of attention is placed on frame rates when it comes to evaluating the latest graphics accelerators, but very rarely is any attention paid to the video playback...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/11/2000

Linux Video Card Comparison - October 2000

We have seen the performance of the latest graphics accelerators under Windows 9x/2000, but what about under Linux? Read on to find out how the performance standings are...

0 by Jeff Brubaker on 10/9/2000

Matrox Millennium G450 Under Linux

With the release of the Millennium G450, will Matrox maintain its reputation as being the best supported card under Linux? We compare the G450 with the NVIDIA GeForce2...

0 by Jeff Brubaker on 9/19/2000

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