Reviews

9.2
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
MSI GTX 760 TwinFrozr Gaming 2 GB

MSI's GTX 760 TwinFrozr GAMING comes with the same powerful cooler as their GTX 770. This means that the card is extremely quiet in both idle and load, yet doesn't run hot at all. The card is also overclocked out of the box.

9.0
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
EVGA GTX 760 SC w/ ACX Cooler 2 GB

EVGA's GTX 760 SC comes overclocked out of the box and uses the company's new SCX cooler that promises good performance and low noise levels.

9.1
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Gigabyte GTX 760 WindForce OC 2 GB

Gigabyte is launching the new GTX 760 with their WindForce 3X triple-fan cooler. The card is also overclocked out of the box, which provides a nice performance boost over the reference design.

9.1
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
ASUS GTX 760 DirectCU II OC 2 GB

The ASUS GTX 760 DirectCU OC uses the same compact PCB as the DC II Mini, which makes it the smallest GTX 760 reviewed today. Its new DirectCU II cooler keeps temperatures low and noise levels in check. An overclock out of the box is also provides an extra performance boost.

9.1
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Palit GTX 760 JetStream 2 GB

Palit's GeForce GTX 760 JetStream comes with a large overclock out of the box, on both GPU and memory. This makes it one of the fastest GTX 760s reviewed today. The card also uses a dual-fan, triple-slot cooler, and Palit is only asking a $5 price premium over the reference design.

8.9
Date: Jun 25th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2 GB

Today, NVIDIA launches their new GTX 760 that sets out to provide affordable gaming to the mass market. With a competitive price of $249, it easily beats everything AMD has to offer.

9.8
Date: Jun 21st 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
MSI GTX 770 TwinFrozr Gaming 2 GB

MSI's new GeForce GTX 770 Gaming is optimized for the demands of gamers. It comes overclocked out of the box, but what's more important is that it runs extremely quiet in both idle and load. With no premium over the reference design, it is also one of the most affordable GTX 770s out there.

9.7
Date: Jun 18th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
MSI GTX 770 Lightning 2 GB

MSI's GeForce GTX 770 Lightning uses a completely re-engineered PCB design with a large dual-fan cooler. The card is also overclocked out of the box, which gives it an additional performance advantage.

9.4
Date: Jun 12th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
ASUS GTX 780 DirectCU II OC 3 GB

With the GTX 780 DirectCU II OC, ASUS introduces a new cooler design with upgraded heatpipes capable of carrying even more heat and two new fans that optimize airflow. The card is also overclocked out of the box and comes with a 10-phase power design.

8.6
Date: Jun 1st 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Intel Core i7-4770K 'Haswell' HD Graphics 4600 GPU Performance

Today, Intel released their new Haswell processors which include improvements to the integrated graphics core. We test 17 of the latest games to investigate whether the Intel HD Graphics 4600 is of any use for serious PC gaming.

9.6
Date: May 30th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
ASUS GTX 770 DirectCU II OC 2 GB

The ASUS GTX 770 employs the company's well-known DirectCU II thermal solution using heatpipes that directly touch the GPU surface for optimum heat transfer. The card is also overclocked out of the box.

9.6
Date: May 30th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Palit GTX 770 JetStream 2 GB

Palit has equipped their GTX 770 JetStream with a 2.5-slot cooler that promises lower temperatures and improved fan noise. The card also comes with a large 100 MHz overclock, which is amongst the highest available.

9.6
Date: May 30th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Gigabyte GTX 770 WindForce OC 2 GB

Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 770 features the company's new WindForce 3X cooler with three fans to keep the card cool. The card is also overclocked out of the box for an extra performance boost.

9.5
Date: May 30th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2 GB

Today, NVIDIA released their new GeForce GTX 770, which is based on an improved GTX 680 design. The card features higher clocks and the new Boost 2.0 algorithm. It also comes with shiny new 7 Gbps GDDR5 memory, which is a first for a graphics card.

9.1
Date: May 28th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
PowerColor HD 7850 SCS3 passive 1 GB

PowerColor's HD 7850 SCS3 is a fanless implementation of the HD 7850, which means that it does not emit any noise while offering enough performance for serious gaming in full HD. With a price increase of $25 over the reference design, it's not too expensive either.

9.4
Date: May 24th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
EVGA GTX 780 Superclocked w/ ACX Cooler 3 GB

EVGA has engineered a new cooler for their GeForce GTX 780 called ACX--Active Cooling Xtreme. This dual-fan design delivers temperatures and noise levels that match the quiet NVIDIA reference design. The GTX 780 SC ACX is also overclocked, which yields performance higher than the Titan.

Date: May 23rd 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 SLI

NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 780 delivers impressive performance. We put two of them into an SLI configuration to see what you can expect when doubling down on the GTX 780.

9.4
Date: May 23rd 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Gigabyte GTX 780 WindForce OC 3 GB

Gigabyte's GTX 780 WindForce OC introduces a brand-new triple-slot cooler design that uses improved heatpipe technology. Thanks to a large overclock out of the box and clever thermal engineering, the card ends up faster than the GeForce GTX Titan.

9.2
Date: May 23rd 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 3 GB

Today, NVIDIA released their new GeForce GTX 780, which is based on the GK110 GPU - just like the GTX Titan. The new card not only inherits the fantastic looks of the Titan, but is also very close to it in overall performance. NVIDIA's pricing is certainly not cheap at $649.

8.8
Date: May 21st 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
ZOTAC GeForce GTX TITAN AMP! Edition 6 GB

ZOTAC's GTX Titan AMP! Edition comes with increased GPU and memory clocks for an extra performance boost. The package also includes three Assassin's Creed games and a Metro: Last Light coupon. But with pricing of $1139 is it worth it?

9.6
Date: May 10th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
MSI GTX 650 Ti Boost TwinFrozr Gaming 2 GB

MSI's GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost Gaming uses the company's famous TwinFrozr dual-fan cooler. In our testing, we see fantastic noise levels that make the card almost inaudible even during heavy gaming. The card is overclocked, too, which makes it a great buy, being just $5 more expensive than the reference design.

9.4
Date: Apr 30th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Inno3D iChill GTX 650 Ti Boost 2 GB

Inno3D has engineered a unique GTX 650 Ti Boost using the company's iChill triple-slot, dual-fan cooler. It provides amazing noise levels, which makes the card almost inaudible during gameplay. Temperatures are also much improved, so the triple-slot design certainly paid off. The card is also overclocked and comes at a reasonable $190 price-point.

8.3
Date: Apr 23rd 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
AMD Radeon HD 7990 6 GB

Today, AMD releases their highly anticipated HD 7990 dual-GPU flagship. It is based on two full Tahiti GPUs running at 1000 MHz. AMD has also worked hard to keep power draw and noise in check, but can this $1000 card compete with NVIDIA's GTX 690 and GTX Titan?

9.4
Date: Apr 22nd 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
XFX R7790 Black Edition OC 2 GB

XFX has completely revamped the HD 7790 reference design, optimizing it around their requirements. The R7790 Black Edition OC 2 GB comes at the reference design price of $150, yet is overclocked out of the box and provides twice the video memory. But can its extra memory make a difference?

9.6
Date: Apr 12th 2013
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
EVGA GTX 650 Ti Boost SC 2 GB

EVGA's GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost SuperClocked comes with a large overclock of 92 MHz out of the box which gives it a significant performance boost over the reference design. Since it's only $10 more expensive than the reference GTX 650 Ti Boost, the card actually offers a better price/performance ratio than the original.