On our forums and elsewhere over the past couple of weeks there has been quite a bit of chatter on the subject of VRAM allocation on the GeForce GTX 970. To quickly summarize a more complex issue, 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. This unusual outcome was at odds with what we know about the cards and the underlying GM204 GPU, as NVIDIA’s specifications state that the GTX 980 and GTX 970 have identical memory configurations: 4GB of 7GHz GDDR5 on a 256-bit bus, split amongst 4 ROP/memory controller partitions. In other words...

3dfx's Visit to AnandTech - Voodoo4/5 in Action

Last week 3dfx gave AnandTech a nice little visit and brought along a Voodoo5 5500 for the ride. With the actual release of the Voodoo4/5 not very long...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/7/2000

NVIDIA GeForce 64 MB

Wondering how NVIDIA's latest addition to the video card market performs? Have some general questions regarding the GeForce? Curious about the leaked 5.13 reference drivers? This review deals with...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 4/6/2000

ATI Rage Mobility 128

Mobile CPU's are constantly getting more and more powerful, allowing for more and more powerful notebooks. But that progress has been hindered by poor 3D accelerator support in...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/15/2000

NVIDIA GeForce DDR Roundup (March 00)

In a world where shopping for a video card is becoming more and more complicated, picking one DDR GeForce card over another is a daunting decision. In this Roundup...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/7/2000

Leadtek WinFast GeForce 256 DDR Revision B

After a nearly 2 month product run, Leadtek decided to revamp their WinFast GeForce 256 DDR. Naming it the WinFast GeForce 256 DDR Revision B, Leadtek added an extra...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/1/2000

Creative Labs 3D Blaster Annihilator Pro GeForce DDR

AnandTech takes a look at one of the more popular and available DDR cards on the market. Is it worth going down to your local Best Buy and...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/23/2000

NVIDIA GeForce SDR Roundup (February 00)

In a quandary wondering which SDR GeForce card is right for you? Check out the roundup to learn a bit about the GeForce, see your card choices, and see...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/16/2000

Gigabyte GA-GF2560 SDR GeForce

Gigabyte's GeForce based offering is nothing more than a reference board built on Gigabyte's unique blue PCB. While it's blue color makes spotting one out of a group...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/11/2000

Absolute Multimedia Outrageous 3D Graphics GeForce DDR

As one of the most affordable DDR GeForce cards on the market, is the Absolute Multimedia card too good to be true? Fortunately, other than its 2D image...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/9/2000

ATI TV Wonder PCI

A cost effective upgrade to add TV support to your PC, unfortunately ATI's history of poor driver support is evident with this product.

0 by Jason Clark on 2/6/2000

Leadtek WinFast GeForce 256 SDR

Leadtek, who was the first to release a TNT2 card, has made another first with their WinFast GeForce 256 SDR card. Using reference design and reference based drivers, Leadtek...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/4/2000

ASUS V6800 Deluxe DDR GeForce

With powerful DDR SGRAM, ASUS enters the DDR GeForce market with a multimedia powerhouse. This card can do almost anything: from video output to acting as a security system...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/2/2000

ASUS V6600 Deluxe SDR GeForce

Video in, video out, and VR functions built in, who could ask for a more complete card. The ASUS V6600 Deluxe provides a complete multimedia experience at a price...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/26/2000

NVIDIA Quadro DDR

0 by Gary Jones on 1/25/2000

ASUS V6600 SDRAM SDR GeForce

In an effort to be one of the first GeForce cards on the market, ASUS has used the NVIDIA reference design to produce an SDR GeForce card. What does...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/19/2000

Gigabyte GA-660 Plus TNT2-Pro

Being one of the few TNT-Pro cards on the market, Gigabyte makes a good impression on a growing market. Their customary dual cooling system helps to keep temperatures low...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/15/2000

ELSA ERAZOR X SDR GeForce

With a design that is out of the ordinary, ELSA has produced an NLX form factor GeForce card. Did they succeed in their task of bringing high performance gaming...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/12/2000

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