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ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 970 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

Taking It To The Limit: Overclocking NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 & 980

by Rob Williams on September 26, 2014 in NVIDIA-Based GPU

We’ve established that NVIDIA’s Maxwell-based graphics cards are impressive, but can they continue to impress when it comes to overclocking? As it turns out, yes – yes they can. Given their ability to push clocks far beyond stock, we’ve even decided to take up a challenge: Can an overclocked GTX 970 match a stock GTX 980?

ASUS STRIX GTX 970

ASUS Strix Edition GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card Review

by Rob Williams on September 24, 2014 in NVIDIA-Based GPU

With the help of Maxwell, NVIDIA has hit a definite home run with its GeForce GTX 900 GPUs. In our look at the GTX 980 last week, we were left thoroughly impressed, but little did we realize at the time, the GTX 970 – and ASUS’ Strix edition in particular – was about to impress us even more. Simply put, you need to check this card out.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Review: Does Maxwell Bring Maximum Gameplay?

by Rob Williams on September 18, 2014 in NVIDIA-Based GPU

NVIDIA’s next-gen GeForce series is here, and it brings with it a slew of new features and enhancements worth knowing about. Based on Maxwell, the GTX 900 series delivers much-improved performance-per-watt, with the GTX 980 in particular performing better than the 780 Ti – but with a TDP of 85W less. You read that right. Let’s dig in.

ASUS Radeon R7 250X

How Low Should You Go? ASUS Radeon R7 250X Graphics Card Review

by Rob Williams on September 10, 2014 in AMD-Based GPU

After we were done benchmarking AMD’s $110 Radeon R7 260 last winter, we were impressed enough to call it a “console killer” (thanks in part to the ‘next-gen’ consoles having been released not soon before). Will we be able to say the same thing about the R7 250X, a model a mere one-step down? That’s what we’re going to find out.

AMD Radeon R9 285 Graphics Card

AMD’s GTX 760 Killer? MSI Radeon R9 285 Twin Frozr IV Review

by Rob Williams on September 2, 2014 in AMD-Based GPU

It may be a year late, but with its Radeon R9 285, AMD claims that it’s come up with the perfect recipe for taking on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 760 – a card that hasn’t seen much of a price drop since its release. Featuring an updated GCN architecture, the R9 285 is an interesting card even outside of its elected battle, so let’s check it out.

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Title Author Date Categories
Taking It To The Limit: Overclocking NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 & 980 Rob Williams September 26, 2014 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS Strix Edition GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card Review Rob Williams September 24, 2014 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Review: Does Maxwell Bring Maximum Gameplay? Rob Williams September 18, 2014 NVIDIA-Based GPU
How Low Should You Go? ASUS Radeon R7 250X Graphics Card Review Rob Williams September 10, 2014 AMD-Based GPU
AMD’s GTX 760 Killer? MSI Radeon R9 285 Twin Frozr IV Review Rob Williams September 2, 2014 AMD-Based GPU
Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital SE Multi-display Adapter Review Greg King July 18, 2014 Video Cards
Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X 3GB Graphics Card Review Rob Williams July 16, 2014 AMD-Based GPU
EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 2GB Graphics Card Review Rob Williams June 17, 2014 NVIDIA-Based GPU
A Look at NVIDIA’s GeForce 800M Mobile GPU Series Rob Williams March 12, 2014 Mobile, NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD Radeon R9 290X & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Review Rob Williams March 3, 2014 Video Cards
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Review: 1080p Gaming without a Power Connector Rob Williams February 24, 2014 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon R7 260X OC 2GB Graphics Card Review Rob Williams February 17, 2014 AMD-Based GPU
The $109 Console-killer GPU: AMD’s Radeon R7 260 Graphics Card Reviewed Rob Williams December 23, 2013 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon R9 270X Graphics Card Review Rob Williams October 15, 2013 AMD-Based GPU, Video Cards
AMD Radeon R9 280X Graphics Card Review Rob Williams October 8, 2013 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Review: GTX 700 Hits the Mainstream Rob Williams July 1, 2013 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Move Aside, GTX 680: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 Review Rob Williams May 30, 2013 NVIDIA-Based GPU
The Almost Titan: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Review Rob Williams May 23, 2013 NVIDIA-Based GPU
GIGABYTE Radeon HD 7790 1GB & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB Review Rob Williams April 10, 2013 Video Cards
Gaming and Supercomputing Collide: NVIDIA Announces GeForce Titan Rob Williams February 19, 2013 NVIDIA-Based GPU
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Review Rob Williams December 17, 2012 NVIDIA-Based GPU
A Look at NVIDIA’s Kepler-based Tesla K-Series GPU Accelerators Rob Williams November 12, 2012 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Review Rob Williams September 14, 2012 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Preview Rob Williams March 22, 2012 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 6770 FleX Edition Review Rob Williams July 11, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr III Review Rob Williams June 29, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
MSI GeForce GTX 560 Twin Frozr II Review Rob Williams May 18, 2011 NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD’s Sub-$100 Line-up: Radeon HD 6450, 6570 & 6670 Review Rob Williams April 19, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme 1GB Review Rob Williams April 14, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6790 1GB Review Rob Williams April 4, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
A Look at NVIDIA’s GeForce 270 Driver Rob Williams March 30, 2011 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Review Rob Williams March 23, 2011 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 FleX Review Rob Williams March 14, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
A Look at AMD’s Catalyst 11.4 Driver Rob Williams March 9, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6990 Dual-GPU Graphics Card Review Rob Williams March 8, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Vapor-X Rob Williams February 21, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
AMD HD 6950 1GB vs. NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti Overclocking Rob Williams February 2, 2011 AMD-Based GPU, NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6950 1GB Rob Williams January 31, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti – Titanium is Back Rob Williams January 26, 2011 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 BFBC2 Vietnam Edition Rob Williams January 21, 2011 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6950 & HD 6970 CrossFireX Rob Williams December 27, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6950 & HD 6970 2GB Rob Williams December 20, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Details Upcoming Catalyst Driver Changes Rob Williams December 13, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Rob Williams December 10, 2010 NVIDIA-Based GPU
A Look at Futuremark’s 3DMark 11 Rob Williams December 7, 2010 Video Cards, Windows
Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 Toxic Rob Williams November 24, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Rob Williams November 10, 2010 NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6870 & HD 6850 in CrossFireX Rob Williams October 25, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Radeon HD 6870 & HD 6850 Rob Williams October 22, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
AMD Talks Llano & Radeon HD 6800 Rob Williams October 19, 2010 AMD Processors, AMD-Based GPU, Industry Events
Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 FleX 1GB Rob Williams October 18, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 – The Super-Affordable Fermi Rob Williams September 29, 2010 NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD Updates Us on Eyefinity & Announces $30 Cable Rob Williams August 30, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
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Lost Planet 2: DX9 vs. DX11 Rob Williams August 16, 2010 Gaming, Video Cards
Taking a Look at Mafia II and its PhysX Use Rob Williams August 10, 2010 Gaming, NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD’s HD 5550 & 5570 – Now Equipped with GDDR5 Goodness Rob Williams June 28, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X 2GB Rob Williams May 21, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
ATI’s Eyefinity: 18 Games Benched on 3 and 6 Displays Rob Williams May 17, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
The Benefits of Multi-Display Gaming Rob Williams May 10, 2010 Video Cards
Sapphire Radeon HD 5550 Ultimate Rob Williams May 10, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
PowerColor Radeon HD 5870 PCS+ Rob Williams April 21, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Preview Rob Williams March 31, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 – GF100 Has Landed Rob Williams March 29, 2010 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Unigine’s Heaven 2.0 Benchmark Introduces Linux Support Rob Williams March 24, 2010 Video Cards
ATI Radeon HD 5830 – AMD Completes its HD 5000 Line-up Rob Williams February 25, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Toxic Rob Williams February 19, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
A Look at ATI’s Catalyst 10.2 & 10.3 Drivers Rob Williams February 17, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
ATI Radeon HD 5570 – Sub-$100 HTPC & Gaming Solution Rob Williams February 9, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
ATI’s Radeon HD 5450 – The Perfect HTPC Card? Rob Williams February 4, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
ASUS GeForce 210, GT 220 & GT 240 Rob Williams January 25, 2010 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Taking a Deep Look at NVIDIA’s Fermi Architecture Rob Williams January 18, 2010 Gaming, NVIDIA-Based GPU
ATI’s Radeon HD 5670 – DirectX 11 for $100 Rob Williams January 15, 2010 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-X Rob Williams December 16, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
ATI Radeon HD 5770 CrossFireX Performance Rob Williams December 7, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 Rob Williams November 23, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
ASUS Radeon EAH5850 Rob Williams November 16, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X Rob Williams November 9, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
ATI Radeon HD 5770 – DirectX 11 for the Masses Rob Williams October 13, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 260 Super Overclock Rob Williams October 6, 2009 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Gigabyte Radeon HD 4770 512MB Rob Williams August 27, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Vapor-X 2GB Rob Williams May 4, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
ATI Radeon HD 4890 & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275 Rob Williams April 3, 2009 AMD-Based GPU, NVIDIA-Based GPU
EVGA GeForce GTS 250 Superclocked Rob Williams March 3, 2009 NVIDIA-Based GPU
EVGA GeForce GTX 285 SSC Edition Rob Williams March 1, 2009 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 GDDR4 & HD 4830 Rob Williams February 25, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
Zotac GeForce GTX 285 & GTX 295 Rob Williams January 27, 2009 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA’s ION Platform: Hands-On Impressions Greg King January 23, 2009 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 2GB Rob Williams January 7, 2009 AMD-Based GPU
ATI HD 4870 1GB vs. NVIDIA GTX 260/216 896MB: Follow-Up Rob Williams December 8, 2008 AMD-Based GPU, NVIDIA-Based GPU
ATI HD 4870 1GB vs. NVIDIA GTX 260/216 896MB Rob Williams November 24, 2008 AMD-Based GPU, NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS GeForce EN9800GT Matrix Rob Williams November 21, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
XFX GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition Rob Williams October 31, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN9800GTX+ 512MB Dark Knight Rob Williams October 21, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition Rob Williams October 7, 2008 AMD-Based GPU
Palit Radeon HD 4870 512MB Rob Williams September 1, 2008 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA to Enable SLI on Select X58-based Motherboards Rob Williams August 28, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU, NVISION
Lucid HYDRA Engine Multi-GPU Technology Rory Buszka August 25, 2008 Video Cards
Clearing Up Misconceptions about CUDA and Larrabee Rob Williams August 13, 2008 Editorials, Processors, Video Cards
Palit Radeon HD 4870 X2 1GB – AMD Reclaims GPU Supremacy Rob Williams August 12, 2008 AMD-Based GPU
NVIDIA’s PhysX: Performance and Status Report – Part 2 Rob Williams August 6, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Intel Opens Up About Larrabee Rob Williams August 4, 2008 Intel Processors, Video Cards
Palit GeForce GTX 280 1GB Rob Williams July 10, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
NVIDIA’s PhysX: Performance and Status Report Rob Williams June 27, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
AMD Tunes Back In with All-In-Wonder HD Rob Williams June 26, 2008 AMD-Based GPU, TV Tuners
ASUS EAH4850 512MB Rob Williams June 25, 2008 AMD-Based GPU
Splitting The Atom: NVIDIA Tegra Rob Williams June 2, 2008 Computex, Video Cards
Palit GeForce 9600GSO Sonic 768MB Rob Williams May 22, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN9600GT Silent 512MB Rob Williams May 5, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN9800GTX 512MB Rob Williams April 9, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Gigabyte 9600 GT 512MB Rob Williams April 7, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN8800GTS TOP 512MB Rob Williams April 2, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN9600GT TOP 512MB Rob Williams March 31, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Palit GeForce 8800GT Super+1GB Rob Williams February 27, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EN8800GT TOP 512MB Rob Williams February 25, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Palit GeForce 8600GT Super+1GB Rob Williams February 19, 2008 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ASUS EAH3870 X2 1GB Rob Williams February 18, 2008 AMD-Based GPU
Sparkle Calibre P850+ 8500GT 512MB Rob Williams August 21, 2007 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Gigabyte 8600GTS 256MB Silent Pipe 3 Rob Williams August 13, 2007 NVIDIA-Based GPU
eVGA e-GeForce 7900GS KO Rob Williams June 18, 2007 NVIDIA-Based GPU
Sapphire X1050 and X1550 Rob Williams March 5, 2007 AMD-Based GPU
ASUS EAX1950PRO 256MB Rob Williams December 12, 2006 AMD-Based GPU
ASUS EAX1650XT 256MB Rob Williams December 5, 2006 AMD-Based GPU
PowerColor X1650 PRO Greg King November 29, 2006 AMD-Based GPU
ASUS EN7950GT HTDP 512MB Rob Williams November 21, 2006 NVIDIA-Based GPU
ATI Radeon x1950 Pro Preview Greg King October 17, 2006 AMD-Based GPU
Ageia PhysX: First Look Greg King May 5, 2006 Video Cards
AGEIA PhysX.. First Impressions Greg King March 28, 2006 Editorials, Video Cards
PowerColor X1600 XT BRAVO Edition Rob Williams March 13, 2006 AMD-Based GPU
eVGA 7800 GT PCI-E 256MB Rob Williams August 22, 2005 NVIDIA-Based GPU
BFG PCI-E 6800 GT OC 256MB Rob Williams June 15, 2005 NVIDIA-Based GPU