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HIS 9600XT and 9800 Pro IceQ Reviews

HIS 9600XT and 9800 Pro IceQ Reviews

With Christmas just around the corner and your favorite computer-type person wanting that little something special, we have taken a look at a pair of video cards from HIS. With rock bottom prices and some innovative features, it is time to see if the myth of "getting what you pay for" needs to be thrown out the window. Come see for yourself! | Dec 21, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Sapphire Radeon 9600XT Review

Sapphire Radeon 9600XT Review

For those who have been looking for performance on a budget, the recent release of the Radeon 9600XT was a true blessing. Today we look at the Sapphire version of this very VPU. Come join us as we see see if the lower cost still leaves you with enough performance to satisfy the gamer in all of us! | Dec 16, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Power Color Radeon 9800 XT 256MB Review

Power Color Radeon 9800 XT 256MB Review

ATI's super fast Radeon 9800 XT graphics processor has been on the market for a little while now. Today we've got Power Color's vanilla version for you and we've put it head-to-head against its older brother, the Power Color 9800 Pro. Read on and find out if it is worth upgrading! | Dec 6, 2003 11:00 pm CST

ATI Radeon 9600 XT VPU - Monster Performance for the Price Conscious

ATI Radeon 9600 XT VPU - Monster Performance for the Price Conscious

Capitalizing on the strengths of the popular Radeon 9600 Pro mid-range performance graphics card, ATI has just released their brand new Radeon 9600 XT VPU which offers a tremendous price to performance ratio and performance almost matching 9800 XT at times when overclocked. Read on and learn more! | Nov 23, 2003 11:00 pm CST

ATI Radeon 9800 XT Visual Gaming Performance

ATI Radeon 9800 XT Visual Gaming Performance

Half a grand is a lot of money to spend on a graphics card. In this article we examine visual gaming performance of ATI's latest GPU, the Radeon 9800 XT, in Counter-Strike, NHL 2004, Max Payne 2, Midnight Club II and Halo PC to work out if it is really worth spending all those dollars. | Nov 4, 2003 11:00 pm CST

GeForce FX 5700 and 5950 Ultra - nVidia's return to the top?

GeForce FX 5700 and 5950 Ultra - nVidia's return to the top?

nVidia's NV36 (GeForce FX 5700) and NV38 (GeForce FX 5950) cores have arrived. How do they compare to the competition from the 2003 conquering ATI in the 9600 Pro and 9800 Pro. Read on! | Oct 28, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Chaintech Apogee FX71 GeForce FX 5600 Ultra Review

Chaintech Apogee FX71 GeForce FX 5600 Ultra Review

The GeForce FX has recently given nVidia a bad name with various decisions which could have been handled better. Chaintech is a long time supporter of nVidia and has stood by them in thick and thin. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes a look at Chaintech's Apogee FX71 with some amazing cooling technology which is based on the Apogee FX71 core. Can Chaintech help nVidia in the performance department? Read on and find out! | Sep 20, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro Graphics Card Review

Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro Graphics Card Review

We would all love to be in the position to be able to buy a brand new Ferrari on the way to work tomorrow but of course due to the high retail it is inhibitive of actually happening unless your numbers come up in the Lottery. The same, to a lesser extent, applies to graphics cards. If you can't afford the Ferrari of graphics cards, follow Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro. It might just be what your wallet was looking while satisfying your performance cravings! | Sep 14, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro 256MB with DDR-II

Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro 256MB with DDR-II

With new video board models coming out about every six months, it can get a bit difficult staying up with just how the top players compare with others in the market. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at one of the latest video boards to hit the streets; the Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro 256. With DDR-II and the hottest VPU to hit the marketplace, it is time to see just how much better it really is compared to other present competitors. Come see for yourself and decide if it is worth the entry fee! | Aug 30, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Sapphire Radeon 9800 Pro Ultimate Edition Review

Sapphire Radeon 9800 Pro Ultimate Edition Review

There are many of us who really want a top notch video board but just can't come up with the $500 to make it happen. We're close to this figure, but just can't quite pull it off. If this sounds like you, then come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Sapphire Radeon 9800 Pro "Ultimate Edition" in its 128MB form. It may not have the full 256MB memory that the top contenders do, but the test results just might surprise you. So come find out if this is just what the doctor ordered for your system! | Aug 28, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Tyan Tachyon G9600 Pro Video Card Review

Tyan Tachyon G9600 Pro Video Card Review

Not everyone is in the position to be able to go out and spend $500 on the latest high-end graphics card based on chips from ATI or nVidia. For this very reason ATI created the Radeon 9600 Pro, the upgrade from the Radeon 9500 Pro, which offers respectable performance at an affordable price. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes a look at the Radeon 9600 Pro in the form of the Tachyon G9600 Pro from Tyan. Does it have enough horse-power to run today's latest games? Read on and find out! | Aug 26, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte Maya II Radeon 9800 Pro Review

Gigabyte Maya II Radeon 9800 Pro Review

Whatever happened to the olden days when a video card was just something to throw into your system to ensure a screen display? Thankfully they are long gone! With modern advancements in graphics, we are getting ever closer to the day when we can have realism that is near true and speeds that never cause a flicker. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the next level of graphics adapters as he delves into the Gigabyte version of the Radeon 9800 Pro. It isn't just another pretty card! | Jul 11, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

PowerColor Radeon 9800 Pro Graphics Card Review

PowerColor Radeon 9800 Pro Graphics Card Review

It is in our nature to desire and crave the very best of what resource is available to us. In this technological age of ours the IT industry has many great products on offer which come at a high asking price. Today Shawn "Toxic" Baker takes a look at PowerColor Radeon 9800 Pro which costs around $100 US less than other 9800 Pro cards which usually cost around $500 US making it a little more affordable. Does competitive pricing result in lack luster performance? Read on for the answer. | Jun 13, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

nVidia GeForce FX 5900 Ultra -  Fourth Time Lucky

nVidia GeForce FX 5900 Ultra - Fourth Time Lucky

For many months enthusiasts awaited the arrival of nVidia GeForce FX 5800 only to be let down by poor performance, jet engine level volume from its cooler and supply problems due to the use of DDR-II. nVidia acknowledged the FX 5800 was a failure and have recently released the GeForce FX 5900 Ultra with many improvements over its predecessor. Read on as Cameron "Sov" Johnson tells us if nVidia learned from their mistakes or not. | Jun 10, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Prolink GeForce FX 5600 256MB Golden Limited Review

Prolink GeForce FX 5600 256MB Golden Limited Review

After listening to everyone dog the new line of GeForceFX GPU, it can be difficult for a manufacturer to come up with a workable solution while still using this chipset. Enter Prolink with their FX5600 "Golden Limited" video card. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at one of the latest offerings from the folks at Prolink and see if they have succeeded in creating a solid video board. | Jun 7, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Hercules 3D Prophet Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB Review

Hercules 3D Prophet Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB Review

Since ATI's Radeon 9700 Pro started appearing on shop shelves nVidia have had to keep pace with their GeForce FX series. Recently ATI launched the Radeon 9800 Pro which is essentially a Radeon 9700 Pro with higher clock speeds to keep competitive against nVidia. Today Shawn "Toxic" Baker takes a look at the funky-looking Hercules 3D Prophet Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB video card that costs $660 US which certainly does not make it a product for the faint of heart. | Jun 5, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Prolink GeForceFX 5200 Video Card Review

Prolink GeForceFX 5200 Video Card Review

We've been hearing about the new nVidia GeForceFX boards for some time now, but what about those who just can't afford to go without a month's rent to get the latest and greatest? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he shows the way of the "Budget GeForceFX", namely the Prolink GeForceFX 5200. It offers the new technology at a bargain basement price, but can it do what we want it to? There is only one way to find out! | May 25, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte Radeon 9200 Graphics Card Review

Gigabyte Radeon 9200 Graphics Card Review

Often products which are focused towards the value end of the market are over-shadowed by many for the more lucrative products available to us. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson takes a look at Gigabyte's GV9200 graphics card. It is based on ATI's most recent value VPU, the Radeon 9200. It features AGP 8x and 128MB of onboard RAM and most importantly - will not cost you an arm and a leg. Does it have what it takes to power your value based system? Read on as we give you the answer! | May 20, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Tyan Tachyon 9500 Pro Video Card Review

Tyan Tachyon 9500 Pro Video Card Review

Tyan are a company who has been known mostly for their impressive server / workstation products. Recently they've taken notice of the growing overclocking market and decided to switch their focus slightly with the introduction of their Tyan Tachyon series of video cards. Follow Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Tyan Tachyon 9500 Pro video card based on ATI's Radeon 9500 Pro VPU. How does it stack up against the best on the market? Read on and find out! | May 7, 2003 11:00 pm CDT

Albatron Medusa Ti4800SE Video Card

Albatron Medusa Ti4800SE Video Card

While nVidia's GeForce FX continues to stock itself on shop shelves worldwide, we shouldn't forget the "lesser" products still floating around on the market. Albatron being a strong supporter of nVidia has used their Ti4800SE GPU and put it into mass production with their Medusa series of video card. Is the AGP 8x bus video card worth buying or not? Read on and find out! | Mar 30, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Sapphire Radeon 9700 Atlantis Pro Ultimate Edition

Sapphire Radeon 9700 Atlantis Pro Ultimate Edition

We've been seeing the Radeon 9700 Pro boards for a while, but when someone comes up saying they have one called "Ultimate Edition", it makes you ask why. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Sapphire Radeon 9700 Atlantis Pro "Ultimate Edition" and find out for yourself if it lives up to the name. We're looking at upgrade paths in this review so lets see if this graphics board has what it takes to earn your hard-earned dollars! | Feb 19, 2003 11:00 pm CST