What's in a name? We see if ATI's new mid-range graphics card can dominate the market.
Can the latest evolution of the Killer NIC justify its £60 price tag?
Asus goes to work on an HD 5870, trying to turn it into a world-beating juggernaut.
XFX attempt to push a HD 5870 as far as it will got to to try and topple the GTX 480
Following our GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 reviews at the weekend, there's been some confusion over some of the benchmark results; in particular Colin McRae: Dirt 2. We've done some digging to get to the bottom of things.
The pricey GeForce GTX 480 has a smaller, less crazy sibling in the GeForce GTX 470. We take this more modest graphics card for a spin through our DX10 and DX11 games to see if this Fermi card is the one that's worth buying.
The wait is finally over - Nvidia's new graphics cards based around the Fermi architecture are here! We take a look at the flagship card, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 1,536MB. Read on to find out if it's able to wrestle the single-GPU gaming performance crown from ATI's Radeon HD 5870.
We've finally got our hands on an Eyefinity Edition card from ATI, and six screens to use it with. We take the kit for a test drive to see how good it is for 6-screen gaming and whether the future is multi-monitor.
Sapphire have taken the Radeon HD 5870 and fitted it with a unique vapour chamber cooler and a factory overclock to offer a card that claims to be as cool and quiet as it is fast. Does the Vapor-X deliver? We find out.
With the new multi-GPU HD 5970 on sale and Catalyst drivers maturing, we take a look at the CrossFire performance of ATI's latest batch of GPUs. Are two HD5770s as fast as an HD 5870? Is CrossFire a decent upgrade path? Or is CrossFire still miss-firing? We've benchmarked furiously to find out!
It's big, fast, power hungry and hot like Scarlett Johansson in a sauna - what's not to like? The size? Yes, at nearly a foot long this dual-HD 5870 beast won't even fit in the front page image box! Read on to see how the new card performs (don't call it a HD 5870 X2 though, or you'll look like a n00b)
Rounding out ATI's new line of DirectX 11 graphics cards comes the Sapphire Radeon HD 5750. With 1GB of GDDR5 and running on a cut down Juniper GPU, does this more affordable offering provide an attractive stepping stone to DX11? We find out.
The first look at ATI's forthcoming dual-gpu, DX11 graphics card.
We announce the winner of our Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X competition.
The ATI Radeon HD 5870 is the fastest single GPU graphics card available right now, but Asus looks to have a way to make it even faster with its Voltage Tweak edition. Allowing you to alter the card's Vcore voltage and unlock even more overclocking headroom, just how fast can the HD 5870 go? We find out.
Looking for a DirectX11 GPU but don't want to drop £300 on an HD 5870? Then meet the HD 5850, the new GPU from ATI looking to dominate the popular £200 price point. We strap it into the bit-tech test system and find out how it measures up with the competition.
AMD has launched two new mid-range graphics cards today, the Radeon HD 5770 and Radeon HD 5750. We review the Radeon HD 5770 from Asus and look to see whether the game has changed at this hugely important price point. Read on to find out.
The first salvos of the this years graphics card showdown have been fired, but where does your graphics card stand? We've retested every major card from the last eighteen months and beyond to help you decide if now is the time to upgrade.
Cypress, the GPU behind the Radeon HD 5870, is the world's first DirectX 11 compliant graphics processor and it's also the world's fastest single GPU graphics card. We go in depth to examine the architecture behind Cypress and draw comparisons to generations passed.
Sean Maloney took to the stage for the first of the two afternoon keynotes on IDF Day One. He showed the first demo of a working Larrabee chip and, frankly, the outcome wasn't as we'd hoped...
With a new generation of DirectX 11 graphics cards just around the corner, we take a look at the fastest cards currently on the market to decide which card from this generation has emerged victorious. Hold onto your shaders - this one's going to be bumpy!
WIth its custom Vapor-X cooling and 2GB of memory strapped to a blue PCB, does Sapphire's latest Radeon HD 4890 have the extra grunt and overclocking power to make us want to buy?
Sapphire hopes it can overcome the supply problems of ATI's mid-range GPUwith a new board design
Sapphire has not only added an excellent Vapor-X cooler to this Radeon HD 4870, but it has upped the memory from 1GB to 2GB. Does the extra RAM make a difference, and how effective is that cooler? Read on to find out.
We've seen the benchmarks and how ATI has comeback from nowhere to reclaim the mainstream performance crown, but what's behind this sudden change that makes the new HD 4000-series so compelling? We dive deep down inside to find out.