Today's release, the GeForce GTX 960 will take over this so-called sweet spot and should appeal to gamers who are preparing for the impending wave of DirectX 12 titles on a budget.
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When new GPUs arrive, we compare them to their predecessor but rarely go back more than one generation. But considering how far DX11 support has come let's take a look at past and present performance.
PC gamers can expect a crisper, more detailed world in Dragon Age: Inquisition, though precisely how crisp and detailed will depend on your setup.
NVIDIA has announced that its massive, and expensive, consumer graphics card, the GeForce GTX Titan Z, is now on sale for $2,999. A number of PC makers have Titan X options on their desktop rigs.
NVIDIA has released new beta drivers for its GeForce graphics chip with claims they will boost performance in some PC games by as much as 71 percent under DirectX 11 and even beat AMD's Mantle.
NVIDIA has announced what it says is its most powerful graphics card yet, the GeForce GTX Titan Z. The card, which has two of the company's Kepler-based GPUs, is being sold for $3,000.
An NVIDIA spokesperson said while Microsoft's DirectX 12 API will increase performance on current graphics chips, it also will offer unannounced new features that will be supported on future GPUs.
While you may not need a Radeon R9 290X or a GeForce GTX 780 Ti to get the most out of these games, we're curious to see how hard those titles can push today's hardware.
Using Thief's built-in benchmark we've ran dozens of tests that you'll be able to compare with your own results, and for those wanting to upgrade this will give you a clear picture of what's required.
As if it wasn't already fast enough, Gigabyte has armed its GTX 780 Ti with a massive air cooler that allows its variant of Nvidia's newcomer with a 17% overclock and totally silent operation...
I had a tough time benchmarking Battlefield 4, but not because it's a bad game. On the contrary, I couldn't focus on my job because I wanted to keep playing. And that's saying something...
NVIDIA have released a new beta driver specifically for the Windows 8.1 Preview, both 32 and 64-bit versions are available. If you like living on the edge, grab yours now!
Until the advent of DirectX 10, there was no point in adding undue complexity by enlarging the die area, which increased vertex shader functionality in addition to boosting the floating point...
Folks are expecting the new desktop Geforce 700 series to hit market early next year but a rumor says we might see the new graphics chips as early as next month before the Computex trade show.
Prior to the Voodoo 5's arrival, ATI had announced the Radeon DDR as “the most powerful graphics processor ever designed for desktop PCs.” Previews of the card had already gone public...
NVIDIA has expanded its new mobile line of graphics cards, the first mobile cards to use the company's Kepler architecture. The cards also come with NVIDIA's new GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
NVIDIA revealed new roadmaps for its graphics and mobile processors today as part of its annual GPU Technology Conference Tuesday, along with a new computer server, the Grid VCA.
Normally when we benchmark a first person shooter, finding a good portion of the game to test with is simply a matter of playing through the game until we find a section that is rather demanding...
Tomb Raider supports DirectX 11, which brings access to rendering technologies such as depth of field, high definition ambient occlusion, hardware tessellation, super-sample anti-aliasing...
After wearing the single-GPU performance crown for 12 months, the GTX 680 has been dethroned by the new GTX Titan. The Titan carries a GK110 GPU with a transistor count that has more than doubled...
PC gamers won't have to wait for graphical extras. Crysis 3 launched with high-resolution textures, DX11 support and plenty of customization options that set it apart from the diluted consoles builds.
Considering next-gen cards are still months away, we didn't expect to bring any more GPU reviews until the second quarter of 2013. However, we realized there was a gap: triple monitor gaming.
NVIDIA has officially announced its newest hardcore PC graphics card, the $999 GeForce GTX Titan, with 2,688 NVIDIA CUDA cores and the option to put in up to three of these cards in one PC.
The third installment in the Dead Space series was released this month, and considering the game made our list of 2013's most anticipated PC games we thought we would check it out to see how it...
NVIDIA has launched the open beta for its GeForce Experience service, giving all PC gamers a way to check out its service that will optimize PC hardware settings for games via a cloud-based system.
NVIDIA released new GeForce drivers for its graphics chips this weekend to fix an exploit that had been discovered during the Christmas holiday that would allow a hacker to gain remote access to a PC.
With updated pricing and performance across the board, we figured it would be worth revisiting both company's offerings to see where you should spend your hard-earned cash this holiday season and...
NVIDIA has announced it has released new GeForce Linux drives, with the collaboration of Valve, just as Valve begins its Steam Linux beta test for a limited number of users.
Both AMD and NVIDIA have released new beta graphics drivers for their Radeon and GeForce graphics cards, respectively, that support Windows 8 as well as offer better performance in some PC games.
NVIDIA announced two new Kepler-powered graphics cards yesterday, the GeForce GTX 660 and GTX 650. The GTX 650 costs $109, and the GTX 660 costs $229.
Several weeks after the RTM launch of Windows 8, NVIDIA has finally gotten around to releasing new WHQL-certified non-beta drivers for Windows 8 users, through the 306.23 driver update.
NVIDIA has released a new set of beta drivers for its GeForce family of PC graphics chips, with support for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating systems.
NVIDIA has released new GeForce 304.79 beta drivers that adds, among other things, Windows 8 support in addition to support for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
NVIDIA has announced that its Windows 8 Release Preview drivers are now out of beta for desktop owners and are available for download. They are also WHQL certified by Microsoft.
NVIDIA has finally released beta versions of its GeForce desktop graphics drivers for the Windows 8 Release Preview build, with notebook drivers due to be released on Friday.
NVIDIA has updated their software blog again telling customers that they are still between 4 and 8 days away from releasing a Windows 8 WHQL driver, and even then it'll be a beta release.
After promising a WHQL certified driver for the Windows 8 RP "early next week" last Friday, NVIDIA has now updated its blog to inform customers that they still don't have a driver to download.
It's been hinted that Max Payne 3 will make the most of current high-end PCs, with DirectX 11 tessellation compatibility and "advanced graphics options" available to PC players.
NVIDIA's Kepler architecture, found in its current generation of high-end GPUs, will be making a move to the company's mobile offerings with the GeForce GTX 680M, it has announced.
NVIDIA announced that it has received WHQL approvals for Microsoft for a new set of GeForce graphics drivers made specifically for the just released Windows 8 Release Preview to be released next week.
On paper, the GTX 680 has almost 200% more shader performance than the GTX 580, roughly 250% more texture performance, 90% more ROP performance and 100% more memory bandwidth.
NVIDIA has announced plans to release GeForce Experience, a new software application and cloud service that will give PC users a way to set the optimal settings for their PC games automatically.
NVIDIA announced its recently-teased graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690, which combines two Kepler-based GPUs on a single card.
Considered a successor to Tribes 2, Tribes: Ascend embraces its heritage by incorporating the same fast-paced combat, tons of maps, weapons, vehicles and unique traversal mechanics.
A new post on NVIDIA's website says that it will make an announcement related to the company's "It's Coming" teaser on Saturday night as part of an NVIDIA sponsored LAN event in Shanghai, China.
A new teaser image posted on NVIDIA's Facebook page shows off a tiny portion of what is likely an unannounced product, with the words, "It's coming" to further tease fans.
NVIDIA has released its newest graphics drivers for its GeForce-based graphics cards, along with the first graphics drivers made specifically for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
A new report claims via unnamed sources that AMD seriously considered acquiring NVIDIA before deciding to merge with NVIDIA's biggest graphics chip rival ATI back in 2006.
NVIDIA says it expects its PC GPU sales to continue to grow, thanks in part to a number of recent and upcoming major PC game releases that will help spur PC gamers to update their rigs.
NVIDIA has released new official drivers for its GeForce-based PC graphics chips that improve the performance of, among other games, the PC version off Battlefield 3.