Archive for Category: "Video Cards"

GeForfce GTX 750 News Edition

GeForfce GTX 750 News Edition

nVidia’s new GTX 750 video card has hit the streets, and lots of your friendly neighborhood tech sites have the reviews for you!

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital SE Review

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital SE Review

Not all laptops even support triple displays, even though they may feature a DisplayPort interface. The DualHead2Go Digital SE adapter enables any laptop to have an ultra-widescreen desktop resolution up to 5760×1200

Hauppauge Colossus (with PS3) Review

Hauppauge Colossus (with PS3) Review

Hauppauge have been creating a plethora of TV oriented products now for many years and today we are looking at their Colossus video recording card which can capture real time H.264 compressed recordings at resolutions up to 1080i. Is this ideal for capturing video console footage? Hauppauge currently make several products that can record video […]

Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Dirt 3 Edition 2GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Dirt 3 Edition 2GB Video Card Review

With the recent release of DiRT 3 AMDannounced that it would be packing the game with select video cards.  Of course Sapphire’s Radeon HD6950 was one of those cards.  From a technical standpoint the Radeon HD6950 is basically the same card as the original card we reviewed back in December, except Sapphire has improved the […]

Zotac GTX 550Ti AMP!

Zotac GTX 550Ti AMP!

The cooler for the GTX 550Ti AMP! is completely different than a reference card in every aspect. Unlike the reference design their cooler blows both into the case and out the PCI slot. Around the fan you have a sharp orange mesh covering each vent. The shape of the cooler is different also, lacking the […]

Matrox Turns Heads at InfoComm 2011

Matrox Turns Heads at InfoComm 2011

Orlando, Florida, USA — Matrox recently showcased its popular graphics solutions and introduced new technologies at InfoComm 2011, attended by 33,000 AV professionals from all over the world. Located in the Digital Signage Pavilion, the Matrox booth featured products that caught the attention of AV professionals interested in optimizing their digital signage, control room, and […]

EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3GB Review

EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3GB Review

Unbeknownst to many, EVGA has also entered the heightened bandwidth market with their own GTX 580 3GB. This new GTX 580 forgoes the custom cooling and component choices of some competitors and instead focuses upon a better buying experience through the inclusion of a lifetime warranty and EVGA’s always excellent customer support. Its accessory package […]

VisionTek Killer HD 5770 First Look

VisionTek Killer HD 5770 First Look

I remember the first card nVidia ever put out.. the NV1, which was a PCI video card plus an audio card plus wavetable synthesizer plus game controller board.  At the time, all of these functions were handled by several different add-on cards, and certainly not via the PCI bus.  That technology was way ahead of its time, […]

Zalman Trimon ZM-M220W Stereo Monitor

Zalman Trimon ZM-M220W Stereo Monitor

While visiting Zalman at a few trade shows, I was introduced to their new stereoscopic 3d monitor: the Zalman Trimon 22-inch monitor.  nVidia has been showing off their own solutions that use any regular monitor, so what makes this monitor different, and why would you want to buy one? I spoke with Richard Chung of […]

ATEN VS481A 4-port HDMI Switch Review

ATEN VS481A 4-port HDMI Switch Review

We have reviewed ATEN products before, as they make great KVM switches. The last one we reviewed was geared towards the PC gamer and included DMI and audio switching. Anyone who has been around home theater for the past twenty years has seen the industry change the video cables from RF cables, RCA, S-Video, component […]

Nanovision MIMO UM-710 USB Monitor

Nanovision MIMO UM-710 USB Monitor

Multiple displays are starting to become rather commonplace.  Whether you’re a programmer or graphic designer and just need the screen real estate, or just an office worker who wants to keep IM constantly visible, multiple monitors definately increase productivity. If you’re like one of many technology junkies today, then your computer of choice may be […]

DisplayLink USB Graphics Adapter

DisplayLink USB Graphics Adapter

Multiple monitors used to be a luxury for the uber-geek or extreme office worker.  Nowadays multi-mon is practically essential in the workplace, and even at home.  Many people got used to the notion that multitasking required flipping through many windows, which is why the whole usability scheme of a “taskbar” became necessary.  Now that desktop space […]

Sapphire Radeon HD4670 Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon HD4670 Video Card Review

The gaming industry is a competitive market these days.  Everyone has to have the latest thing to keep up with the demanding, hardware sucking games that are being churned out every day with little hesitation.  And the video card makers are making a killing off of us.  Not just a killing, a freaking massacre.  Sure, […]

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 Review

  OH. MY. GOD.  That was my initial reaction when looking upon the new Sapphire HD 4850 X2 video card. nVidia and ATI are constantly feuding.  These bitter PR battles have resulted in a new more powerful video cards every six months or so.  This is both good news and bad news for PC gaming enthusiasts.  On one […]

PowerColor X1600 Pro Video Card Review

PowerColor X1600 Pro Video Card Review

Okay, time for another round of in-your-face video card action.  There are several video cards on the market right now that will show you a good time.  Some do it for a little more, some do it for a little less.  But just like a trip to Vegas, what really matters is the quality of […]

Sapphire HD4870 Toxic Video Card Review

Sapphire HD4870 Toxic Video Card Review

The PC gaming industry has seen many graphics chips come and go. Companies like 3dfx, S3, Trident, Intel, nVidia, ATI and others have tapped into the gaming industry and have produced 3d accellerators for the PC, and most of them have gone.  There are only two major players in the PC graphics industry: nVidia and […]

ATEN CS1782 2-port DVI KVMP Switch Review

ATEN CS1782 2-port DVI KVMP Switch Review

Many PC enthusiasts play video games and do regular computing on the same machine, and we all know that the more software you add, the more cluttered and unstable your computer becomes. Imagine batching up a bunch of videos for compression, and then getting online for some fragging without any slowdown or distractions. This dream can […]

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital Edition

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital Edition

Multi-monitor desktops are starting to become more commonplace as LCD panels and powerful graphics cards get more inexpensive. Not only can you have more workspace when browsing multiple web pages, but you can further enhance your workflow by having several related windows open on different monitors. There are a few annoying problems with using Windows’ […]

Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition

Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition

Programmers, CAD Professionals, and Graphic Designers have been using multi-monitor support for years. The technology has been available to the average consumer since Windows NT4, but is a feature that goes mostly unused. Windows’ implementation of multi-monitor support hasn’t changed very much since the NT 4 days, and there are some weird caveats to deal […]