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Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player
— 11:00 PM on March 12, 2009

Could Western Digital's new digital media player be the ideal companion for the company's external hard drives? And does it belong in your entertainment...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

Nvidia's GeForce GTS 250 graphics card
— 2:00 AM on March 3, 2009

The GeForce GTS 250 supplants the GeForce 9800 GTX+ with a smaller card, lower power draw, double the video memory, and a markedly lower price....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

A look at PhysX in Mirror's Edge
— 10:48 AM on February 12, 2009

Nvidia's PhysX push has been a bit slow out of the gate, but with Mirror's Edge, we finally have a fresh blockbuster with support for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 285 and 295 graphics cards
— 11:43 PM on January 15, 2009

Two new GeForces are here, making a claim as the fastest cards around. We've tested them against, well, everything. Almost. 17 different GPU...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

AMD's Radeon HD 4830 graphics processor
— 11:01 PM on October 22, 2008

AMD has a brand-new Radeon to unveil today, and it's certainly worthy of our attention. However, our time to devote to this card is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce 9300 chipset
— 8:00 AM on October 15, 2008

AMD's 780G has been our integrated graphics chipset of choice for nearly eight months, but Nvidia's new GeForce 9300 looks poised to claim the crown...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Intel's G45 Express chipset
— 10:37 PM on October 9, 2008

AMD and Nvidia have beefed up their integrated graphics chipsets to offer decent gaming performance and Blu-ray decode acceleration. We take Intel's latest G45...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

A first look at Nvidia's GPU physics
— 8:00 AM on August 6, 2008

Next week, Nvidia will release graphics drivers that will let owners of most GeForce 8, GeForce 9, and GeForce GTX 200-series graphics cards use PhysX...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

An early peek at the Radeon HD 4870 X2
— 11:51 PM on July 13, 2008

AMD has quite a hit on its hands in the Radeon HD 4000 series. Coming next is a product code-named R700, a high-end graphics...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Experimenting with HDR photos on a $200 camera
— 4:40 PM on July 1, 2008

I've been giddily experimenting with high-dynamic-range photography over the past few days. Unfortunately, I don't own any professional photography equipment, and my best camera...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 280 graphics processor
— 8:00 AM on June 16, 2008

The newest GeForce is here, it's large, and it's in charge, with nearly twice the power of a GeForce 8800 GTX on a single chip....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Diamond's Radeon HD 3870 1GB video card
— 8:55 PM on May 1, 2008

What happens when you slap a gig of memory on a Radeon HD 3870? That's the question of the hour, since our subject is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

The GeForce 9 series multi-GPU extravaganza
— 11:09 PM on April 10, 2008

Nvidia just recently introduced its GeForce 9800 GTX, and this is our first look at that card. But we didn't really stop there....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Asus' Xonar DX sound card
— 12:23 AM on April 8, 2008

Asus burst onto the sound card scene with the Xonar D2X, delivering a card with solid performance and better sound quality than Creative's best. Now...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

How much graphics memory do you really need?
— 5:42 PM on February 27, 2008

The GeForce 8800 GT is arguably the best mid-range graphics card on the market, and it's available with 256MB, 512MB, or 1GB of RAM. But...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce 9600 GT graphics processor
— 12:09 AM on February 26, 2008

Nvidia's GeForce 9600 GT looks to topple the Radeon HD 3850 as the king of the sub-$200 price range. Can it seal the deal?...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

A brief look at three-way SLI
— 8:17 AM on February 18, 2008

Three GeForce 8800 Ultras. Two grand worth of video cards alone, yielding over 1.7 teraflops of raw shader arithmetic. But will they run...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

A sweet 16 mid-range graphics cards compared
— 1:13 PM on February 13, 2008

With the GeForce 8800 GT and Radeon HD 3800 series finally available with some semblance of consistency, now is a great time to buy a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics