Over the weekend we reported on a statement released by NVIDIA regarding recent concern over unusual VRAM allocation and VRAM bandwidth performance from the GeForce GTX 970. In brief, various GTX 970 owners had observed that the GTX 970 was prone to topping out its reported VRAM allocation at 3.5GB rather than 4GB, and that meanwhile the GTX 980 was reaching 4GB allocated in similar circumstances. All of this was at odds with what we thought we knew about the cards and the underlying GM204 GPU, as the two cards were believed to have identical memory subsystems.
As a result we’ve been digging into this issue over the weekend, working to collect the final pieces of the puzzle. To that end NVIDIA reached out to...
Buckle up as AnandTech takes you through the roller coaster ride that was Y2K.
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Matthew Witheiler on 12/14/2000
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Matthew Witheiler on 12/5/2000
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 11/27/2000
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...
Vlad Trishkin on 11/25/2000
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/22/2000
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?
Vlad Trishkin on 11/3/2000
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/26/2000
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/23/2000
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?
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/13/2000
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/12/2000
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/11/2000
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...
Jeff Brubaker on 10/9/2000
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...
Jeff Brubaker on 9/19/2000
ASUS takes another stab at the video card market with the GeForce2 MX based V7100.
Does ASUS live up to its reputation of producing high quality, feature packed
Matthew Witheiler on 9/7/2000
Matrox's first new chip in over a year is finally here. But how "new" is the G450? Can Matrox survive in a market that has been so...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/5/2000
Finally offering the popular All-in-Wonder card coupled with ATI's powerful Radeon core, ATI is out to convert the computer into the home entertainment center. Can the 32MB DDR All-in-Wonder...
Matthew Witheiler on 8/21/2000
For our first GeForce2 MX review, we take a look at VisionTek's version of the card. Finding the VisionTek GeForce2 MX online is not a challenge at all and...
Matthew Witheiler on 8/16/2000
The GeForce series gets another update, this time in the form of a GeForce2 Ultra. Exactly what is the new Ultra and what does it mean for NVIDIA's...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/14/2000
NVIDIA has released new drivers that supposedly boost performance across the board for all GeForce based products. Could this really be true? Read on as we do...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/14/2000