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...
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 5/29/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 5/23/2001
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.
Kert Chian on 5/15/2001
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/26/2001
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.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/23/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 4/12/2001
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.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/22/2001
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/14/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 3/13/2001
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/27/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 2/21/2001
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...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/20/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 2/19/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 2/5/2001
Buckle up as AnandTech takes you through the roller coaster ride that was Y2K.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/4/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 12/14/2000
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.
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
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. ...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/22/2000