Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
Have you seen the issues with some of the latest hardware releases? Brett Thomas takes a look at the industry's recent "batteries not included" stance, and wonders...do we all have ADD or something?
CEBIT 2007: BFGTech didn't have much to show on the graphics card front, but it had a rather awesome custom-built Vadim PC on its stand.
Are you looking to upgrade to a GeForce 8800-series card in the future, but don't know where to start? We round up a selection of GeForce 8800-series cards that have turned up in the bit-tech offices over the last month or so.
Vadim's Cepheus Q80 is the ultimate customised rig that you can buy off the shelf. It's looks, build quality and personalisation comes at an eye watering price, but does it offer enough to hold its value?
NVIDIA assures users that Vista drivers will get better quickly, in the next few months
Like AMD, NVIDIA has also released Windows Vista drivers for both X86 and X86-64 versions of Windows Vista.
We have a look at Foxconn's factory overclocked FV-N88SMBD2-ONOC (GeForce 8800 GTS). If surreal artwork and lots of LEDs are up your street, this could be the video card for you. Do the increased clock speeds warrant the higher price, or does it run into the GeForce 8800 GTX? Read on to find out...
MSI's P6N Diamond is the company's upcoming premium nForce 680i SLI implementation. It packs more than a few surprises under its hood, the biggest one being an on-board X-Fi chip.
Today, we have a look at BFGTech's watercooled GeForce 8800 GTX - a card that needs almost no introduction. It is the first GeForce 8800-series card to move away from the reference cooler, so let's find out if it's worth the hefty price premium...
The GeForce 8800 GTS is the more affordable member of NVIDIA's GeForce 8800 family, but there's more to it than a simple clock speed reduction. Despite the cut down feature set, we reckon it's a better buy than the flagship GeForce 8800 GTX. Read on to find out why...
XFX has announced the world's first overclocked GeForce 8800-series video cards, with XXX versions of both GeForce 8800 GTX and 8800 GTS. Availability should follow very shortly.
Pictures of what is believed to be AMD's next-generation R600 graphics processor have shown up on a Taiwanese bulletin board.
Amidst the GeForce 8800 GTX launch mayhem, BFG Tech and Danger Den collectively announced the world's first watercooled GeForce 8800 GTX.
NVIDIA's legion of partners and retailers are out of the door with the next-generation GPU and mainboard components. We have the low-down on where to buy, what to buy and how much to pay.
The green machine is back with its latest enthusiast graphics card. Codenamed G80, we are looking at the bleeding-edge iteration, the 8800 GTX. How does it rack up in real-world gameplay evaluations on 24" and 30" monitors? How does its architecture compare to the previous generation?
NVIDIA has recalled a batch of GeForce 8800 GTX cards due to a manufacturing problem. The company has issued an official statement and still expects to hard launch on the 8th November.
Today, NVIDIA has announced official support for Quad SLI in the build-it-yourself market using a pair of GeForce 7950 GX2's. We have spent a couple of weeks using the new drivers - read on find out how far we got this time...
Part II of the Multi-GPU World Tour involves the selection of ATI and NVIDIA GPUs for Entry Level ($1000 US / £650 GBP), Enthusiast ($2000 US / £1300 GBP) and Bleeding Edge (unlimited) price brackets. Read on to find out what choices were made, and why.
NVIDIA is expected to update its product line next month with HDCP-ready versions of its GeForce 7900-series video cards.
Foxconn and NVIDIA worked closely to bring NVIDIA's reference design nForce 590 SLI motherboard to market. We have a look at the C51XEM2AA, the performance of nForce 590 SLI and find out whether Foxconn's latest board is any good...
Alienware is back with another top-end system designed for those with plenty of dosh in their pockets. How does it rate against other contenders in the enthusiast PC arena?
Dell's latest release is an uprated version of its previous gaming portable. With NVIDIA's latest and greatest inside, as well as Intel's Core Duo, is this the new uber-notebook of choice?
Want a gaming laptop with an X1800XT graphics card and Intel Core Duo processor? Rock are stepping up to the mark with just such a machine and boy, it's a fast one.
Looking for a desktop replacement gaming system? Don't want to compromise on CPU power? This new system from Evesham - we avoid the term laptop - sports an AMD FX-60 CPU with a 7800 graphics chip. It's heatpipe central under there.
NVIDIA appears to have done the same with the 7900 as it did with the 7800 GTX 512MB - put a few units into stock at launch, then have an utter lack of products for the following weeks. Tut tut.
Last week, NVIDIA launched the GeForce 7900 GTX, GeForce 7900 GT and GeForce 7600 GT. We've managed to round up a selection of GeForce 7900 GTX's from some of NVIDIA's board partners. Does it live up to expectations? We have all of the answers inside...
This machine utilises the latest chip from AMD, and comes configured with two 7800 GTX cards in SLI, each with 512MB of memory. 1GB of graphics RAM, 2GB of system RAM, 1TB of storage and two processor cores - do the numbers add up to the price tag? We find out.
The X1800 XT OC is the latest weapon in the NVIDIA / ATI war of attrition. A little slower than the 7800 GTX 512MB, it is at least (at last?) available to buy.
A report on The Inquirer suggests that NVIDIA has no problems shipping G70 GPUs at 550MHz+. It seems like they're having supply issues with the memory chips at the moment - the 144-pin Samsung 1.1ns GDDR3 hasn't been in production for long.
The latest gaming notebook from Rock sports a 7800 GTX graphics chip, a Pentium M processor as well as a gorgeous 17" screen. It's also overclockable! We find out if this is truly the nicest enthusiast gaming notebook on the planet.
The early rush for GeForce 7800 GTX 512 cards meant that NVIDIA and its board partners couldn't keep up with the demand for the fastest video card on the market. They were selling faster than a plate of hot cakes fresh out of the oven. More stock will arrive next week.
NVIDIA launched GeForce 7800 GTX 512 yesterday. We've been keeping a look out for reasonable deals on these cards, but we've not found one yet. However, they seem to have been selling very well thus far, despite the inflated price.
You guys have been sending us all your cool news links and awesome stories. It's been a tough decision, but we've come up with the winner of the 7800 GTX card. And the winner is...
Today, NVIDIA are hard-launching GeForce 7800 GTX 512MB. Don't be fooled by the name though, there are some significant clock speed increases over the original 7800 GTX 256MB. Is it good enough to best the Radeon X1800XT 512MB? Read on to find out.
It seems that ATI will manage to ship the X1800XT before they said they would after all. One US retailer is expecting a shipment to arrive in stock during the course of the day.
UPDATED: According to OcUK's video card product manager, NVIDIA will be launching the 512MB GeForce 7800 GTX on November 7th. Unfortunately, the statement has now been removed from OcUK's forums...
Is the stock GeForce 7800 GTX too slow for you? Tim Smalley takes two Extreme Edition cards from XFX and Leadtek and tests whether these highly strung cards are worth the extra price premium over the regular versions.
NVIDIA are launching their 7800 GTX mobile part today. Evesham is one of the first manufacturers off the block with a notebook based around the chip. Nvidia claim that the mobile part is just as fast as the desktop 7800 GTX - could they possibly be right?
The hardware and gaming markets are going to be turned on their heads in the coming months. Do you understand the issues involved in evaluating the technology progressions we're going to be making, and do you understand the ethos behind the editorial?