As we get closer to the official launch of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 more cards have been appearing. We have already seen Gigabyte’s G1 Gaming card, now cards from ASUS, EVGA and Zotac have been revealed!
Even after receiving some very positive feedback on their launch version of the GTX 970, Zotac has decided to make some changes to the cooler and release a couple of more options for their customers.
EVGA is prepping two of their most powerful cards to date, the GeForce GTX 980 Classified and the GeForce GTX 980 Hydro Copper. These two cards will make their way to store shelves very shortly for enthusiasts around the world.
AMD held their annual event over the weekend in Japan. At the event the company revealed to journalists a number of different exciting plans in a round table discussion. The most exciting of these was that AMD is prepping a Radeon R9 380X model that will be available as soon as February if plans go well.
NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 900 series graphics cards will be launching this week and we wanted to give you a preview of what to expect from NVIDIA’s latest graphics cards. Both the GeForce GTX 980 and GeForce GTX 970 will be based off NVIDIA’s GM204 silicon. We have already seen the Maxwell architecture on NVIDIA’s entry-level GM107 based cards, the GeForce GTX 750 Ti and GeForce GTX 750. Now it is time for the performance segment cards, which will include the GTX 980 and GTX 970 to start with the GTX 960 to come later down the line. We have compiled all of the information we know about both cards in this article. We will keep this article updated as more information comes available.
According to a report by DigiTimes graphics card vendors are bracing for a brutal second quarter. They expect graphics card sales to drop by 30 to 40 percent! Vendors reasoning for this forecast is overwhelming unsold inventories of cards lower down the supply chain.
It looks like other companies were feeling the pressure as Sapphire had announced two R9 290X’s with 8GB a VRAM. Those cards would outperform the GTX 780 Ti in terms of available memory. Well it looks like EVGA will be releasing both a GTX 780 Ti and a GTX 780 with 6GB of VRAM.
NVIDIA has just announced that they will ending driver support for all GeForce GPUs below the GeForce 4xx mark. This means they will be ending support for all non-DX11 based cards so only Kepler, Fermi and Maxwell will have driver support.
Well it looks like Sapphire is working on not only one, but two new Radeon R9 290X’s with 8GB of video memory! These are the Radeon R9 290X Toxic and the R9 290X Vapor-X 8GB. These will be the first consumer (non-professional) graphics cards with 8GB of video memory!
ASUS has published over a dozen images of their upcoming Republic of Gamers MATRIX R9 290X and MATRIX GTX 780 Ti graphics cards. Both of these cards make use of a custom PCB and custom cooler.