GPUs

This week, ASUS introduced new “AREZ” branding for their AMD Radeon video cards. This announcement comes in conjunction with an AMD ‘freedom of choice’ initiative for consumers and gamers. Unmentioned, but inextricably intertwined, is NVIDIA’s highly controversial and recently-announced GeForce Partner Program (GPP), of which there's little first-hand information, but is widely perceived as being a consumer-unfriendly project. NVIDIA describes GPP as a consumer transparency program with partners and OEMs that include incentives such as early access to new technologies, engineering support, and joint marketing (though the distinction between market development funds and co-operative funds was not made), types of programs that are common in the industry. However, unique to GPP and key to today's announcements is that Partners are required to place NVIDIA cards...

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

3dfx Velocity 100

0 by Mike Andrawes on 10/29/1999

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