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Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Shrouded behind the hype surrounding the new GeForce GTX 295 is the GeForce GTX 285. Essentially a 55nm refresh of the GTX 280, NVIDIA says it will provide up to 10% more performance while consuming up to 20W less power. Sounds too good to be true? Join us for the full revelation.

The Best of the Best - High-end Graphics Card Special

The Best of the Best - High-end Graphics Card Special

With Christmas only a day away, we present you with a HardwareZone Special - a feature article involving the best performing graphics cards money can buy in four price segments. Involving the Radeon HD 4870 X2, Radeon HD 4870, GeForce GTX 280 and the GTX 260+, this is one roundup you cannot afford to miss.

Attack of the Mammoths: 18.4-inch DTR Shootout!

Attack of the Mammoths: 18.4-inch DTR Shootout!

If size is really your thing, then don't miss this shootout where we take these mammoth 18.4-inch desktop replacement notebooks from Acer, HP, Toshiba and Sony in a battle of epic proportions!

AMD IGP Chipset and Motherboard Showdown

AMD IGP Chipset and Motherboard Showdown

After looking at the IGP options for the Intel platform, our attention today switches to AMD. Both AMD and NVIDIA have released IGP chipsets this year and we put them to the test to find out the ultimate one - AMD 780G/740G vs. GeForce 8300/8100 mGPU. Read on to find out which chipset and board to get for your next AMD HTPC!

Going to the Extremes - Intel X58 Motherboards Roundup

Going to the Extremes - Intel X58 Motherboards Roundup

Intel's Core i7 has been released and despite its merits, we doubt enthusiasts would go for Intel's reference version. Instead, they will turn to their favorite vendors so we have gathered three of the top models from the top three and presented them here.

The Duel of the Eee PCs: S101 vs 1000H

The Duel of the Eee PCs: S101 vs 1000H

ASUS sent us two models of its popular Eee PC series for our reviewing pleasure - which only means we get to play around with the latest and thinnest Eee PCs, the Eee PC S101 and its older but still worthy cousin, the Eee PC 1000H. Hot stuff? You betcha.

The ATI Radeon 4670 Roundup: MSI vs. Palit

The ATI Radeon 4670 Roundup: MSI vs. Palit

Launched only in September, the ATI Radeon HD 4670 is fast becoming a hit amongst casual gamers and enthusiasts thanks to its capable all-round performance and sweet price-point. Here, we take a look at two offerings from MSI and Palit to see which is best.

Intel IGP Chipset Showdown - GeForce 9300 mGPU vs. Intel G45

Intel IGP Chipset Showdown - GeForce 9300 mGPU vs. Intel G45

You first saw it in Apple's new MacBooks. Yes, we're referring to NVIDIA's latest IGP chipset, the GeForce 9300 mGPU. Read on to find out why Apple went with NVIDIA instead of Intel as we pit the Intel G45 Express chipset against the GeForce 9300 mGPU in this IGP showdown.

Plugging the Performance Gap - The ATI Radeon HD 4830

Plugging the Performance Gap - The ATI Radeon HD 4830

After our review of the Radeon HD 4670, we spoke about the need for ATI to plug the performance gap between the the HD 4850 and HD4670. We knew they had something up their sleeves, and it is finally here, the Radeon HD 4830. We put it through its paces to see just how well it performs.

When Budget Graphics Clash: GeForce 9400 GT Meets Radeon HD 4550

When Budget Graphics Clash: GeForce 9400 GT Meets Radeon HD 4550

ATI continues on its spree of introducing new mainstream and budget graphics cards with the debut of the Radeon HD 4550. We took the opportunity to pit it against NVIDIA's comparable GeForce 9400 GT to find out who rules the budget segment.