Released in 1995, the Diamond Edge 3D was Nvidia's first graphics card sold as a complete entertainment package featuring 2D/3D accelerators, an integrated sound card, games and what else?
Developed collaboratively between Nvidia and Sega, the 1MB Diamond Edge 3D shipped in 1995 for $249.99
#ThrowbackThursday With the venerable GeForce GTX 980 having celebrated its third birthday, in the world of GPUs that puts it squarely over the hill. Even the GTX 1080 is over a year old already, however the performance bump in this last generation was very significant. From the GTX 480 to the GTX 1080, how much faster are today's GPUs?
If you're looking to upgrade or buy a new graphics card today, don't mind all the testing, marginal fps gains, power consumption figures, or overclocking potential. TechSpot's Best Graphics Cards feature is written to get a simple question answered: Given a certain budget, which is the graphics card you should buy?
Nvidia's latest graphics driver brings optimizations for several titles including Project Cars 2, Call of Duty: WWII, Total War: Warhammer II, Forza 7, FIFA 18, Raiders of the Broken Planet, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta.
It's time for another GPU battle, though this one is a bit different with GPUs under $100: from AMD we have the Radeon RX 550 and on Nvidia's side is the GeForce GT 1030. Our focus will be primarily on eSports titles including CS:GO, Overwatch and Dota 2 running on a Ryzen 3 test bench.
The latest WHQL drivers on offer from Nvidia promise an optimal gaming experience for Destiny 2 beta, PU’s Battlegrounds, ARK: Survival Evolved, F1 2017, Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 and Quake Champions Early Access. Download them here.
Adaptive sync display technologies from Nvidia and AMD have been on the market for a few years now, however it's just recently that it's become more mainstream with gamers taking the plunge thanks to generous selection, a wide variety of options, and monitor budgets. As both technologies have matured, it's a good time to revisit them to see where the differences lie in mid 2017.