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Catch Me if You Can: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 OC 3 GB Graphics Card Review Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 OC 3 GB  Southern Islands
[02/16/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to review a graphics accelerator with phenomenally efficient cooling system with very low noise, high performance and superb overclocking potential, which even some Radeon HD 7970 graphics cards could wish for.

XFX R7970 Double Dissipation Edition and Radeon HD 7970 CrossFireX Performance Review XFX R7970 Double Dissipation Edition  Radeon HD 7970 CrossFireX  Southern Islands
[02/08/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

We are going to talk about features, cooling, level of noise, overclocking potential and finally performance of one of the first proprietary graphics cards based on AMD’s fastest GPU. We will also check how fast a CrossFireX configuration of two Radeon HD 7970 graphics cards will turn out in our tests.

Muscle-Flexing: AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB Graphics Card Review Radeon HD 7970  Southern Islands  Tahiti
[01/14/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

With its new Tahiti GPU architecture, highest-ever clock rates and 384-bit memory bus, how fast is the new single-processor flagship graphics card from AMD? Find out from our review!

Born to Win: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win Dual-GPU Graphics Card EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win
[01/04/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to talk about a very interesting graphics card built around two Nvidia GF114 graphics processors. Let’s discuss the performance, acoustics and cooling system efficiency of the new graphics card from EVGA.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores Graphics Cards from Palit and MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores  Palit GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores  MSI N560GTX 448 Twin Frozr III Power Edition OC
[12/27/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Now Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 graphics cards exist in three different modifications: besides the already familiar GTX 560 and GTX 560 Ti there appeared GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores. How fast is the new product and how close did it get to the next performance step, GeForce GTX 570? Our test session of seven graphics accelerators will answer these questions.

Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 2 GB DualFan Graphics Card Review Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 2 GB DualFan
[12/12/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Improved cooling system, high frequency potential, attractive looks – this is the new flagship Sapphire product on AMD GPU. Let’s meet the newcomer!

MSI N580GTX Lightning Xtreme Edition 3 GB Graphics Card Review MSI N580GTX Lightning Xtreme Edition
[11/18/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to talk about another very fast and very expensive graphics accelerator. What are its advantages and drawbacks compared to the previously reviewed products from EVGA and Gigabyte? The answers to these and other questions are in our new review.

Processors with Integrated Graphics: AMD Fusion vs. Intel Core i3 and Intel Pentium AMD A8-3850  AMD A8-3800  AMD A6-3650  AMD A6-3500  AMD A4-3400  AMD A4-3300  Intel Core i3-2130  Intel Core i3-2125  Intel Core i3-2120  Intel Pentium G860  Intel Pentium G840  Intel Pentium G620
[11/09/11 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Over the past few months AMD and Intel have been actively promoting desktop processors with computational and graphics cores insides. During our comparative test session we studied hybrid products like that and compared the performance of AMD A8, A6 and A4 against that of Intel Core i3 and Pentium processors.

Contemporary Graphics Accelerators in Battlefield 3 Battlefield 3
[11/01/11 | by Yaroslav Lyssenko]

The world economy may still be in recession but the fall of 2011 has every chance to become one of the hottest seasons in the history of the gaming industry. Despite the fact that a lot of highly anticipated projects have been postponed, battlefield 3 is out. How resource-demanding is the game that is destined to become a fave of millions in just a few weeks?

Contemporary Graphics Accelerators in Might and Magic Heroes VI Might and Magic Heroes VI
[10/31/11 | by Yaroslav Lyssenko]

This legendary sequel has undergone a number of modifications and reincarnations, but one thing remains the same: everyone is impatiently looking forward to the new round of this strategy game. This year we will be enjoying Might & Magic Heroes VI and, trust me, you will need a good graphics card for that.

Great Value from Sapphire: Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition and Radeon HD 6850 Vapor-X Graphics Cards Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition  Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Vapor-X
[10/23/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

The new graphics cards from Sapphire prepare to win over their market share due to increased frequencies, unique cooling systems and very rich accessories bundles.

Inexpensive Hi-End: MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1 GD5 Power Edition/OC Graphics Card MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1 GD5 Power Edition/OC
[10/19/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

This review is dedicated to the newest graphics accelerator that combines all the advantages if a high-end product with a very appealing price for its class.

Made by Enthusiasts for Enthusiasts: EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified 3 GB Graphics Card EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified 3 GB
[10/19/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

This is one of the most ambitious graphics cards in the world. This new product from EVGA offers unique PCB layout, extraordinary cooling system, super-high nominal clock frequencies and a lot of other great things.

Silent Games: Three Unique Graphics Accelerators on Radeon HD 67xx with Passive Coolers Passive Radeon HD 6770  ASUS Radeon HD 6770 DirectCU Silent  Gigabyte Radeon HD 6770 Silent Series  PowerColor Go! Green Radeon HD 6750 Dirt3 Edition
[10/05/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to discuss three silent graphics accelerators from the entry-level segment. Do products like that need huge heatsinks after all, and will they be a good fit for gaming rigs?

Super Hero: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 Super Overclock Graphics Card Review Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 Super Overclock
[09/26/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to talk about features, functionality and performance of a very interesting and very fast graphics accelerator built on the most powerful GPU from Nvidia.

Contemporary Graphics Cards in Deus Ex: Human Revolution Deus Ex: Human Revolution
[09/23/11 | by Yaroslav Lyssenko]

Deus Ex: Human Revolution has finally traded in the title of the longest-anticipated game for the title of the best AAA game of the year and maybe even an entire decade. Almost ten years after the launch of the first version, Deus Ex came back and is ready to win the hearts of many gamers all over the world. Let’s take a closer look at the technological progress that this game is going to bring to our lives.

Legend Upgrade: PowerColor PCS+ HD6770 1GB GDDR5 Vortex II (DiRT 3 Edition) Review PowerColor PCS+ HD6770 Vortex II (DIRT3 EDITION)  Radeon HD 6770
[09/19/11 | by Yaroslav Lyssenko]

Despite serious changes in the graphics card market, 2011 may be called a year of “cold launches”. It looks like both, AMD and Nvidia, decided to spend their marketing budgets only on expensive products. Therefore, many interesting new graphics cards in the mainstream segment were announced without much excitement surrounding them. Today we will try to make up for lack of attention to one of them – the AMD Radeon HD 6770.

Faster Than Radeon HD 6970: Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2 GB Toxic Edition Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2 GB Toxic Edition
[08/31/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

This is the story of the fastest Radeon HD 6950 graphics card that turned out not only faster than its fellow HD 6950 products, but even faster than the top-of-the-line Radeon HD 6970.

AMD Eyefinity and Nvidia Surround Technologies Reviewed AMD Eyefinity  Nvidia Surround  triple-monitor
[08/29/11 | by Yaroslav Lyssenko]

Connecting multiple displays to one computer is nothing groundbreaking or new. Military, medical as well as mining industries have long been using a cloud of monitors for their respected mission-crucial tasks. Today we have two approaches to setting up a triple-monitor gaming rig. Let’s learn more about the solutions offered by AMD and Nvidia for this matter.

Four Graphics Cards: Inno3D iChill GTX 560 Ti, Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 OC and XFX Radeon HD 6970/HD 6950 Standard Edition Inno3D iChill GTX 560 Ti  Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 OC  XFX Radeon HD 6970 Standard Edition  XFX Radeon HD 6950 Standard Edition
[08/22/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to talk about two non-standard graphics accelerators based on Nvidia GPUs and two standard graphics accelerators on AMD GPUs.