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AMD Radeon HD 7770 - Seizing the Day with Cape Verde, the ASUS Way

AMD Radeon HD 7770 - Seizing the Day with Cape Verde, the ASUS Way

Cape Verde is the codename for the GPU that will populate the Radeon HD 7700 series. ASUS was the first to send us their iteration with the Radeon HD 7770 DirectCU TOP 1GB GDDR5 graphics card. Join us in this quick review and find out how this new mainstream card fares.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 & HD 7950 - Heading to Southern Islands with Tahiti

AMD Radeon HD 7970 & HD 7950 - Heading to Southern Islands with Tahiti

AMD goes over 7000 with its new flagship GPU built on a 28nm process. The new GPU architecture is called Graphics Core Next (GCN) which supports HDMI 1.4a as well as DisplayPort 1.2 HBR2. We pit the new Radeon HD 7970 and 7950 models to see how far they've progressed from its predecessors. Can it unseat the GeForce GTX 580 from its throne on all accounts?