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Mike Rayfield, senior vice president and general manager of AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group, will leave the company by the end of the month to spend more time with his family. David Wang will head the business unit while the company is looking for a new GM for RTG, which is left without a formal leader for the second time in one year. ​Mike Rayfield, who previously led NVIDIA’s Tegra business unit and Micron’s mobile storage business unit, became the business lead of RTG serving as SVP and GM of the group. “Mike is retiring at the end of the year,” confirmed AMD in an email. “He has made the decision to spend more time with his family and pursue his personal passions. David Wang will be...

Gearing Up For 64bit: Beta Graphics Driver Comparison

With the recent introduction of ATI's beta driver for the beta version of 64bit Windows XP, both major graphics vendors have shown that they are making headway towards the...

21 by Derek Wilson on 6/16/2004

New ATI Products Confirmed: The X Series Line-up

Today, ATI fills out their new X series with three new PCI Express parts based on current technology that we are seeing. We will learn about a new process...

10 by Derek Wilson on 6/1/2004

Computex 2004 Update: More NV45 Information

We weren't about to stop with our NV45 coverage from earlier, here's some more information and pictures detailing NVIDIA's elusive NV45.

9 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/31/2004

ATI's All-in-Wonder 9200, 9600, and 9600 XT - Wal-Mart dabbles in a bit of ATI

What does Wal-Mart have to do with ATI? Well, aside from already selling their desktop cards, Wal-Mart has started to pick up the All-in-Wonder line. Read more to find...

19 by Andrew Ku on 5/17/2004

ATI Radeon X800 Pro and XT Platinum Edition: R420 Arrives

ATI remained very tight lipped about their R420 part until after NVIDIA had launched their current flagship NV40 part in the form of the GeForce 6800 Ultra. Today we...

95 by Derek Wilson on 5/4/2004

What Went Wrong with NV3x: A Moratorium

Obviously NV40 provides us with a significant leap in performance over its predicessor. Herein, we take a step back to try to understand just what went wrong.

18 by Derek Wilson on 4/19/2004

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra: The Next Step Forward

Today we bring you our review of the NVIDIA GeForce 6800 with all its refinements. It is definitely a step above the FX series, but it is big and...

76 by Derek Wilson on 4/14/2004

Tech Update: R420 Gets a Name and Birthday

R420 rumors are a dime a dozen right now - today we bring you the facts. Update Now with pipeline info!

53 by Kristopher Kubicki on 4/9/2004

Preview: S3 Graphics DeltaChrome S8 Nitro

S3 Graphics is preparing its newest technology for the ongoing battle that is computer graphics. Does the DeltaChrome have the potential to make an impact? We take a look...

21 by Derek Wilson on 3/9/2004

Console Emulators: Our Newest Benchmark

Our never-ending quest for more (and useful) benchmarks has led us down an often overlooked path; we are adding PlayStaion emulation to our benchmark suite. This article will serve...

37 by Derek Wilson on 3/3/2004

ATI's 2004 Plans Unveiled: R420/423 Specs Inside

We stumbled across ATI's roadmaps for 2004 including information on R420/423, RV380 and even the first sightings of R480 on a roadmap.

16 by Anand Lal Shimpi, Kris Kubicki and Wesley Fink on 2/13/2004

Q1 2004 Vendor Graphics Card Roundup

With over 20 different cards, this roundup packs in everything we need to make a decision on which vendor's card to buy. We will look at noise, heat, overclocking...

44 by Derek Wilson on 2/4/2004

NVIDIA GeForce FX Personal Cinema Roundup - Asus, Chaintech, eVGA, and MSI

Multimedia solutions are generating more and more interest. NVIDIA tries their hand once more at their Personal Cinema line with better partner support, and they come to the table...

6 by Andrew Ku on 12/23/2003

ATI's Multimedia Center 8.8 - The Home Multimedia Server

ATI tries its hand at providing a software solution for the growing home multimedia server market with their newest creation: EazyShare. We put in over 150 hours of testing...

6 by Andrew Ku on 12/16/2003

Fall 2003 Video Card Roundup, Part 4: Budget Shootout

The final segment of the market to cover in our fall roundup series, we tackle the cheapest video cards offered currently by ATI and NVIDIA, and see how they...

22 by Derek Wilson on 12/15/2003

Image Quality Analysis Fall 2003: A Glance Through the Looking Glass

Nearing the end of the first generation of DX9 graphics cards, we take a long look at what's happening under the hood and how it pertains to how our...

35 by Derek Wilson on 12/10/2003

The Last Bout of ‘03 – NVIDIA’s GeForce FX 5700 Ultra

We take another look at the midrange cards with the new GeForce FX 5700 Ultra in the mix. It's time to find out who scores the final round Knock Out.

113 by Derek Wilson on 10/23/2003

ATI All-in-Wonder 9600 Pro: Multimedia Refresh

ATI’s All-in-Wonder 9600 Pro continues the legacy of the All-in-Wonder line with features that we haven’t seen before. While we already know the desktop scenario, find out more about...

38 by Andrew Ku on 10/16/2003

Fall 2003 Video Card Roundup - Part 3: ATI's Radeon 9600 XT

We applied our new benchmarking suite to the midrange graphics cards from ATI and NVIDIA, including the new 9600 XT. Find out who comes ahead out of the...

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 10/15/2003

ATI's Catalyst 3.8 Drivers: ATI Sanctioned Overclocking

Less than 24 hours after we published Part 2 of our Fall '03 Video Card comparison ATI released their Catalyst 3.8 drivers. Although performance isn't really improved, the...

62 by Derek Wilson on 10/8/2003

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