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ASUS ENGTX285 TOP GeForce GTX 285 Video Card Review

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 06:43 PM | Saturday, January 17, 2009 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

NVIDIA Continues to refine the GT200 GPU, and the latest 55nm version offers better efficiency and higher performance. In this article, Benchmark Reviews performance tests the ASUS GeForce GTX 285 against a wide range of video cards. With 1GB of GDDR3 video memory clocked to 1300MHz, and 240 cores working at 1550MHz, the ENGTX285 TOP pushes frame rates to a new high. Benchmarks will help set these video cards apart, but price will ultimately decide the products fate.

Palit GeForce 9800 GTX+ Video Card NE/98TX+XT352

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 05:35 PM | Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

Today Benchmark Reviews will take a close look at what I'll call a junior monster. Currently fourth in nvidias lineup of single GPU cards, the Geforce 9800 GTX+ is a card for the mainstream gamer and offers refinements on an already proven design, specifically the wildly popular and powerful G92 core. With a die shrink to 55nm speeds are up and temps are down. We will focus specifically on the PALiT non reference design Geforce 9800 GTX+ NE/98TX+XT352. With it's nearly silent cooler and slightly overclocked core this card should put up some good numbers.

NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision Gaming Kit

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 12:05 PM | Thursday, January 8, 2009 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

It was exactly one year ago that I shared my first experiences with stereoscopic gaming in the 2008 CES Technology Highlights article. Although the wireless active-shutter glasses felt ready for prime-time back then, the full-retail product would have to wait for an official launch. Making a debut at the 2009 CES, the NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision gaming kit offers a visual experience like no other 3D product before it. While only first-hand experience can best describe the product, Benchmark Reviews hints at how the out-of-screen effects generated by GeForce 3D Vision will change games forever.

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260 AMP! Edition

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 02:28 PM | Friday, October 24, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

Well the smoke has cleared, the dust settled and most of the rumors and hype have been laid to rest with regard to the first phase of NVIDIA's launch. For the last month or so the revised editions of the GTX 200 series are beginning to appear. Today at Benchmark Reviews it is our pleasure to review the Zotac GeForce GTX 260 AMP2! Edition. This graphics solution reputedly takes the GTX 260 to the next level of performance primarily due to NVIDIA's second generation architecture coupled the addition of 24 streaming processors, upping the total to 216. We fully intend to focus all our technology and energy to either prove or disprove that allegation.

Overclocking the NVIDIA GeForce Video Card Instructional Guide

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 11:38 PM | Sunday, September 7, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

NVIDIA is the most recognized name in the graphics industry and their GeForce series of desktop graphics accelerators has become an enthusiast favorite. For gamers, overclocking unlocks a hidden potential to change the graphics quality settings from medium to high without a hardware upgrade. The results are often times worth the risk, and in this article Benchmark Reviews will focus on achieving the most gain possible from any NVIDIA GeForce video card through overclocking.

Foxconn GeForce 9500 GT G96 Video Card

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 11:54 AM | Sunday, August 17, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

Not everyone can afford the bleeding edge of graphics hardware, and not everyone needs it. NVIDIA has already made headlines with their high-end GeForce GTX 280 video card, which offers high performance at a premium price. Most enthusiasts have seen so much coverage for the high-level graphic products that it might feel like nothing exists for the lower consumer segment. Benchmark Reviews hasn't forgotten about the entry-level enthusiast, which is why we test the Foxconn GeForce 9500 GT 256MB PCI Express video card 9500GT-256FR3 against the bigger names in this review.

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 280 AMP! Edition Video Card

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 11:18 PM | Thursday, July 3, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

NVIDIA has recently launched the GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 video cards. Both the GTX 280 and GTX 260 products position themselves at the most elite segment of the GeForce product line, so just imagine how much more powerful the GeForce GTX 280 could become after ZOTAC give it their special AMP! Edition treatment. The recent Radeon HD 4870 launch may have shown how close ATI/AMD can get to NVIDIA's bar of performance, but the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 280 AMP! Edition graphics card has just raised that bar much higher. Benchmark Reviews tests the ZOTAC ZT-X28E3LA-FCP against the GeForce 9800 GX2 and 9800 GTX, as well as the new Radeon HD 4850 in CrossFireX configuration.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 Compute Video Card

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 12:11 PM | Monday, June 16, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

Hot on the heels of a rapid-succession GeForce 9800 GX2 and GeForce 9800 GTX launch only two short months ago, NVIDIA now officially unveils the GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 video cards. Using the fastest and most-powerful graphics processor NVIDIA has ever developed, both new GeForce products are constructed from a freshly-minted GT200 graphics processor. Both the GTX 280 and GTX 260 products position themselves at the very highest segment of the GeForce product line. NVIDIA Estimates that the GeForce GTX 280 will be introduced at $649, while the similarly powerful GeForce GTX 260 will enter the $399 price point. If the competition ever had a very good reason to be concerned with their future, it would be right now.

Foxconn GeForce 9800 GTX OC 512MB Video Card

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 11:18 PM | Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

First came the lower mid-level 9600 GT, and then the ultra-high level GeForce 9800 GX2 which utilized two G92 GPU cores. Yet title of fastest single-GPU video card remains the honor of NVIDIA's GeForce 9800 GTX. Benchmark Reviews has already helped launch this product, and now we're back to test the performance of Foxconn's new GeForce 9800 GTX Standard OC Edition 512MB video card 9800GTX-512N.

Palit GeForce 9600 GT 1GB Sonic NE/960TSX0202

Submitted by: Das Capitolin @ 12:48 PM | Monday, June 2, 2008 | (url: http://benchmarkr...)

The Palit GeForce 9600 GT Sonic provides users with the best image quality and most flexible visual experience regardless of the output standard needed. The new advanced DisplayPort output supports a maximum of 10.8 Gbit/s data rate and display resolutions up to 25601600; high-definition video is supported with the HDMI output. Palit maintains dual Dual-Link DVI outputs on GeForce 9600 GT Sonic, further extending the usability of this graphics card. All four outputs support 40-bit HDCP and the DisplayPort output also supports 128-bit AES DPCP. Benchmark Reviews tests the Palit NE/960TSX0202 GeForce 9600 GT 1GB Sonic video card against a wide variety of Geforce products in this product review.

GeForce 8 Cards to Gain PhysX Support

Submitted by: KnightMare @ 11:22 AM | Friday, February 15, 2008 | (url: http://techreport...)

Nvidia completed its acquisition of Ageia yesterday, and it has revealed that it will soon introduce PhysX physics processing support into all of its GeForce 8-series graphics cards through a simple software download. PhysX support will allow the cards to accelerate physics effects in games.

ATI's Radeon HD 2900 XT benchmarked, trumps NVIDIA's GeForce 8800 GTS

Submitted by: Rooster! @ 12:17 PM | Tuesday, April 24, 2007 | (url: http://www.engadg...)

Although preliminary testing proved that ATI's R600 architecture wasn't messing around, DailyTech added another layer of proof to the pudding as it benchmarked a bonafide Radeon HD 2900 XT against NVIDIA's 640MB GeForce 8800 GTS. The DirectX 10-capable card is a notch above the HD 2600 XT that was snapped in the wild, and the tested unit featured 320 stream processors, 512MB of GDDR3 RAM, a dual-slot "blower-type heat sink," dual dual-link DVI ports, and a serious desire to crank out impressive FPS numbers. While the marks weren't the end-all answer to the ATI vs. NVIDIA question, the Radeon managed to best its opponent in every single trial.

Nvidia Releases 3 New GeForce 8 Series Graphics Cards

Submitted by: DudeofDeath @ 05:16 PM | Tuesday, April 17, 2007 | (url:

"These new GPUs extend the reach of our award-winning GeForce 8 Series and offer cutting-edge, next-generation features to everyone from the hardcore gamer to the casual PC user, said Jeff Fisher, senior vice president of the GPU business unit at Nvidia.

GeForce 8800 Ultra to Come Out on April 17

Submitted by: Moker @ 12:38 PM | Saturday, March 17, 2007 | (url: http://www.xbitla...)

The new ForceWare drivers have already disclosed Nvidias plans regarding the launch of the new product on G80 chipset that is known as GeForce 8800 Ultra. While the forum members were guessing if it would be a slower card than the GeForce 8800 GTS or an overclocked version of the GeForce 8800 GTX, NGOHQ site reported that according to some Nvidias partners GeForce 8800 Ultra would be launched together with the GeForce 8600, GeForce 8500, GeForce 8400 and GeForce 8300. In other words, on April 17, 2007.

NVIDIA GeForce 8600-Series Details Unveiled

Submitted by: DudeofDeath @ 08:14 PM | Thursday, March 15, 2007 | (url: http://www.dailyt...)

NVIDIA prepares its next-generation mid-range and mainstream DirectX 10 GPUs.

Some are complaining already about the 128 bit memory bus, but who really cares when the performance difference between 8600GTS and 7600GT in a GPU limited situation will be about 50-100%.