With Windows 10 launching today, the first half of the path to DirectX 12 has at last been laid down. The GPUs have been here for some time, and now Windows, its graphics APIs, and its driver stack are all ready to support DirectX 12 and the advanced graphics capabilities it brings to the table. Now all we need are some DirectX 12 games to complete the rest of the path, and those should start rolling out later in Q4 of this year.
In the meantime we wanted to quickly cover the state of driver support for Windows 10 and DirectX 12, as matters have evolved slightly differently than we were expecting. Around the time of DirectX 12’s announcement, it was announced that AMD’s GCN...
Today ATI announces their latest generation of All-in-Wonder products, the All-in-Wonder Radeon 9700 Pro. Check out our extensive hardware preview to see why the All-in-Wonder 9700 Pro is much...
Matthew Witheiler on 9/30/2002
Learn how to make a GPU from ATI and see what it takes to test and produce them from NVIDIA in this continuation of our Inside series.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/23/2002
We managed to get our hands on a pre-release version of Gigabyte's upcoming Radeon 9700 Pro card - the GV-R9700Pro. In testing the card we quickly found out that...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/22/2002
It's on time, clocked just as high as they said it would and with no funny surprises. ATI has begun shipping their Radeon 9700 Pro and we're here...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/19/2002
We managed to spend a couple of hours with Trident and their new XP4 GPU, find out how the chip is performing two months before its retail release in...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/16/2002
ATI's Radeon 9700 Pro is days away from shipping to retail stores, but where is NVIDIA's answer to the R300? Read on as we debunk rumors and demystify NV30.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/14/2002
Trident claims that they have a DirectX 8.1 GPU that can deliver 80% of the performance of a GeForce4 Ti 4600 for less than $100. Is Trident legit or...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/5/2002
The R300 is here and we're ready to tell you its story. Find out what makes the fastest GPU on the planet tick and then see exactly how...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/18/2002
As ATI phases out the Radeon 8500 & 8500LE, the Radeon 9000 and 9000 Pro will replace them. Find out all there is to know about ATI's GeForce4...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/18/2002
We continue our investigation of performance under Unreal Tournament 2003 with our popular CPU scaling charts. See the same 19 GPUs from the first roundup but now run...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/9/2002
We're all about to get a brand new game to play that will stress our video cards beyond anything that has come before it. We compared 19 different...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/1/2002
After weeks of anticipation we were finally able to put a Parhelia to the test. Less talk, more benchmarks - read on.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/25/2002
It's the most desirable GPU under $200, but what card should you get? We compared a handful of Ti 4200s we had around the lab and answered some...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/24/2002
There's a lot going on in the graphics biz right now and we want to talk about it. Read on as we review ATI's HDTV Output dongles, talk...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/18/2002
The wait is over, after two long years of nothing more than G400 refreshes, Matrox is a month away from delivering a high-performing GPU. Find out everything there is...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/14/2002
Let's kick off the week with a look at the first retail GeForce4 Ti 4200 card from Gainward.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/13/2002
What will a 256-bit DDR bus, 16 vertex processors and an incredible amount of hardware flexibility give you? 3DLabs' next-generation graphics technology that will be making its way...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/3/2002
If you're in the market for the fastest 3D accelerator money can buy, look no further. We tell you everything there is to know about the 11 most...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/29/2002
Today ATI released the latest member of their All-in-Wonder line with the highest level of gaming performance ever offered by ATI in an AIW card. We took this...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/22/2002
ATI's 128MB Radeon 8500LE goes head to head with NVIDIA's GeForce4 Ti 4200. Benchmarked on everything from the engine behind Unreal Tournament 2003 to Jedi Knight 2 on...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/16/2002