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AMD talks up DirectX 11, ultrathin notebooks

AMD talks up DirectX 11, ultrathin notebooks

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AMD, which demonstrated its new DirectX 11 graphics chips last month at Computex, has been talking to Pocket-lint about the technology, when its cards will be available to buy, about the notebook market and about battery life on PCs. Microsoft's DirectX... >>

A quick guide to Nvidia ION

A quick guide to Nvidia ION

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What is it? It is the coupling of the Nvidia GeForce 9400M graphics card with an Intel Atom processor, into one computer that brings, for the very first time, built in high definition video playback capabilities to new netbooks and nettops. This combination... >>

AMD demonstrates DirectX 11 graphics chip

AMD demonstrates DirectX 11 graphics chip

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One of the best things Microsoft ever did for PC gaming was the creation of DirectX. It unified a set of diverse and tricksy APIs into one package that gamers could download to make sure games worked on their hardware, so long as it was fast enough. DirectX... >>

PNY launches GeForce 8800 GTS PCI Express card

PNY launches GeForce 8800 GTS PCI Express card

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PNY has launched a new graphics card, the GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB, the third card in its Verto range. Compatible with DirectX10, it promises the best for gamers and those using graphics-hungry applications. "Designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10, this... >>

AGEIA PhysX PPU graphics card
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AGEIA PhysX PPU graphics card

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The concept of a dedicated add-on card just for gamers really isn’t anything new. Heck, who didn’t go out and buy a dedicated graphics accelerator to get the best out of Quake and similar games 10 years ago, just as soon as they had the available... >>

CES 2007: Asus releases world's first external graphics card station, the XG Station

CES 2007: Asus releases world's first external graphics card station, the XG Station

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Asus has solved the problem of low-power graphics on notebook computers with its XG Station. The world's first external graphics card station connects to both your laptop and an external display to boost graphics power and help you to monitor it. It's... >>

Nvidia unveils GeForce 8800 graphics chip

Nvidia unveils GeForce 8800 graphics chip

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Nvidia has launched what is arguable the most advanced graphics chip available, the GeForce 8800, along with a MCP, the nForce 680i SLI. Designed specifically for use with the Intel Core 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo processors, the chips promise to deliver unprecedented... >>

Nvidia announce HDTV drivers for GeForce 7 graphics cards

Nvidia announce HDTV drivers for GeForce 7 graphics cards

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Nvidia has announced that its latest drivers will allow movie lovers the ability to build a PC to enjoy a HD DVD or Blu-ray HD movies with the release of new Nvidia ForceWare drivers featuring NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology. PureVideo HD technology combines... >>

First graphics card to support HDMI released by MSI

First graphics card to support HDMI released by MSI

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Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Micro-Star International has released its NX7600GT Diamond Plus graphics card, the first one to support HDMI technology. The card passed the inspection text for the HDMI VGA card in July; it will be distributed globally... >>

NVIDIA go high def with new PureVideo HD technology

NVIDIA go high def with new PureVideo HD technology

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NVIDIA, the graphics chip maker, has unveiled a new technology which it hopes will allow what it says "delivers outstanding HD-DVD and Blu-ray movie playback on PCs. Called PureVideo HD, the new chip technology aims to combine hardware acceleration from... >>