AMD has launched it’s first new graphics card for 2013, the Radeon HD 7790. The Radeon HD 7790 is a $149 USD midrange graphics card that is meant to fill the pricing void between the Radeon HD 7770 and the Radeon HD 7850. Although the HD 7790 is branded as
Tom’s Hardware was able to get a sneak performance preview of Intel’s upcoming Haswell-based processor, the Core i7-4770K. Haswell uses the 22nm process and is the successor to Sandy Bridge / Ivy Bridge microarchitecture that powers Intel’s current generation processors. Staying true to Intel’s Tick-Tock strategy, Haswell is a “tock,”
Recently, I was able to acquire a second Crucial M4 512 GB SSD for a great price. As I already had a Crucial M4 512 GB SSD running in my main PC at home, I decided that it would be a good opportunity to see exactly how fast two Crucial
I’m back! Hope everyone had a great holiday season! I apologize for the hiatus, it’s been a crazy past few months, with a lot of time committed to both work and personal life. With things finally settling down, I plan on posting my thoughts about tech related subjects more frequently.
Today, nVIDIA has launched it’s newest high-end graphics card, the GeForce GTX 680. The GTX 680 is a replacement of the GeForce GTX 580, which was released way back in November 2010. The GTX 680 uses the new 28nm process and utilizes the new Kepler architecture, which succeeds the Fermi
The long-awaited Raspberry Pi (a mini ARM-based computer) is now available for purchase, after being in development for quite some time by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. For those that are not familiar with Raspberry Pi, it is a credit-card sized computer utilizing cost-effective components to create a cheap, affordable computer for $25-$35
In an effort to promote it’s Ultrabook brand, Intel recently put together a flash mob demonstrating Ultrabooks. It’s pretty cool, check it out! The Ultrabook that they are using is the ASUS Zenbook, which is what I am currently using as my main notebook. It’s been working well ever since
[H]ard|OCP recently posted a review of the GIGABYTE GV-R797OC-3GD. In the review, they were able to overclock it to a massive clock speed of 1305 MHz on the GPU and 1605 MHz on the memory (normally runs at 1000/1375 on stock) and this was done utilizing the stock Gigabyte cooler!
I have been following the gaming graphics card market for over a decade now, ever since I became interested in computer hardware. Over the past ten years, there have been many revolutions in graphics card technology, with 3D graphics in games becoming ever more realistic with each year. Watching the
Today marks the launch of AMD’s Radeon HD 7950 high-end graphics card. It follows the heels of AMD’s Radeon HD 7970, which was released earlier this month. The Radeon HD 7970 reclaimed AMD’s single GPU crown, as it outperformed nVIDIA’s high-end single GPU, the GeForce GTX 580, in almost all