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AMD RX Vega Power Hungry?

AMD RX Vega Power Hungry? Most of us have had the clue that the upcoming AMD RX Vega will be pulling more power than recent generations of AMD Video cards. Just how much they may pull might come as a shocker since the RX 400 and RX 500 series cards …

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EVGA Precision XOC 6.1.8 Released!

EVGA Precision XOC 6.1.8 Released! OC with the best OCers, EVGA Precision takes OCing to the next level! Invest in an EVGA ICX GPU and you will have unprecedented thermal information on your setup! Get EVGA Precision XOC Unlock the Power of Pascal The next generation of EVGA Precision has arrived …

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XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition Review

INTRODUCTION While we here at Bjorn3D typically focus on the top-end, enthusiast-level hardware, we frequently come across a piece of hardware that is a bit more tame. Take for example the XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition graphics card. Built with 1080p gaming in mind, the RX 460 provides beginner …

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Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 OC Edition 8GB 11Gbps Video Card Review

Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 OC Edition 8GB GDDR5X (11Gbps) The GTX 1080 landed last year and quickly became the go-to choice for high-end graphics junkies and the dream card for a lot of gamers. Nvidia couldn’t leave great alone so they stuck 8GB of GDDR5X on the GTX 1080 …

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XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review, Mainstream Just Got Better!

XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review The XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC bears most of the RX 470’s specifications but is based on a slightly more mature 14nm fab process allowing for higher core and boost speeds and shares the same basic core. AMD did …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING Review, Unleash The Beast!!! (11G-P4-6696-KR)

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, Unleash The Beast!!! There’s just no way to hide it when EVGA puts out a GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 they have unleashed the beast! The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 is so beefy and ankle deep in geeky goodness that just holding …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX Review (08G‑P4‑6573‑KR)

EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX Review The EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming iCX is a new twist on the GTX 1070 and incorporates their new iCX cooler and pushes a 1594MHz base clock and a 1683MHz boost clock. The EVGA GTX 1070 SC2 iCX sports 4 + 1 …

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XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X Review

XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X Review Leave it to XFX to come up with swappable fans for their elite lineup of AMD-based graphics cards. On the bench today we have the XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X which is packed with geeky …

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HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Review

HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Review HIS has a long history of producing high quality video cards and is a 1st Tier AIB partner with AMD. Their video cards have been renowned worldwide as performance-leading graphics cards and are more well known in the Euro market than …

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ASUS Strix ROG GTX 1060 6GB, Gaming With Godzilla (STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING)

ASUS Strix ROG GeForce GTX 1060 6GB The ASUS Strix ROG GeForce GTX 1060 6GB at a $329.99 initial price and with all the ROG Strix bells and whistles we would put it in the GTX 1060 Luxury video card category. Packed with Pascal technology on a 16nm process with a …

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ASUS ROG Strix RX 480 8GB, Strix Gone RX 480! (ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING)

ASUS ROG Strix Gaming RX 480 8GB ASUS has done it again and “Strixed” the RX 480 with all the Strix bells and whistles. Direct CU III cooling solution, 3 Wing Blade fans, ASUS Fan Connect, Auto Extreme Technology, Aura Lighting, VR friendly HDMI ports and tosses in GPU Tweak …

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PowerColor Red Devil RX 470 4GB Review

PowerColor Red Devil RX 470 4GB Landing on the test bench today we are lucky enough to test the PowerColor Radeon Red Devil RX 470 4GB GDDR5 video card with it’s Polaris 10 based 14nm FinFET design. This Polaris 10 variant Ellesmere PRO is a change up in strategy for AMD. …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (P/N: 08G-P4-6276-KR)

EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 Once again, EVGA has graced us by sending the EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0. This time it’s the EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 with it’s Pascal GPU. The Pascal GPU is NVIDIA’s most advanced GPU core ever …

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ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-O8G-GAMING: GTX 1070, Strix Style!

ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-O8G-GAMING: GTX 1070, Strix Style! We are always excited to see a new ROG product, and even more excited to see a ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1070. As with previous generations, there’s a “top dog” video card, the GTX 1080 in this case, then the next step down …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (08G-P4-6286) It’s been a couple of weeks since the release of Nvidia’s Founders Edition GTX 1080 and we’ve eagerly been waiting for the custom cards to hit the bench. Luckily the first one to hit our bench is the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW …

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GIGABYTE GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB

“To ‘Upgrade Your Life’ is the idea behind GIGABYTE” Hello hardware enthusiast. We will now take a look at the the GIGABYTE GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB. As this is GIGABYTE’s flagship GTX 950 a quick glance at the feature list shows GIGABYTE has cut no corners when producing the …

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XFX 4GB R7 370

XFX 4GB R7 370 When it comes to computers and building our own personal computers one of the questions we need to ask ourselves what exactly are we going to be using this computer for? Now most of the time when we ask ourselves this question we answer ourselves with …

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XFX R9 Fury Pro Triple Dissipation (R9-FURY-4TF9)

XFX R9 Fury Pro Triple Dissipation “XFX dares to go where the competition would like to, but can’t. That’s because, at XFX, we don’t just create great digital video components—we build all-out, mind-blowing, performance-crushing, competition-obliterating video cards, power supplies, and computer accessories. And, not only are they amazing, you don’t …

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EVGA GTX 950 SSC ACX 2.0, GTX 950 goes Super SuperClocked!

EVGA GTX 950 SSC ACX 2.0 EVGA serves up a beautiful GTX 950 Super SuperClock ACX 2.0 sporting 768 Shader units 32 ROPs, 2940 million transistors with 2 GB od high-speed GDDR5 running across a 128-bit bus. The EVGA GTX 950 SSC ACX 2.0 gets a factory overclock to 1190 …

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ASUS Strix GTX 950 DC2OC, Strix Goes Mainstream!

ASUS Strix GTX 950 DC2OC ASUS released the Strix GTX 950 DC2OC at an Entry / Mainstream price of $159.99 and previous to the GTX 950 NVIDIA was stuck at the $200 price point with the GTX 960. The GTX 960 $200 price point left them vulnerable to sub $200 AMD video cards covering that …

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XFX R9 380 4G Double Dissipation Black Edition (R9-380P-4DB5)

XFX R9 380 4G Double dissipation Black Edition No body in the GPU manufacturing community does a Black Edition like XFX does and when they release an XFX R9 380 4G Double Dissipation Black Edition we wanted to be first in line to grab one and get it on the …

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EVGA GTX 950 FTW

EVGA GTX 950 FTW Recently Nvidia released the GTX 950, a GPU featuring the power and efficiency of the Maxwell architecture, Direct X 12 support, and solid FPS capability @1080p, without the heavy drain on your wallet. Today we are taking a look at the EVGA GTX 950 FTW, which is …

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Asus ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti Review

Asus ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti The Asus Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti is a Hybrid cooling GPU that features a Direct CU H20 water Cooling under a huge dual fan air cooling system. The same GPU core that drives the Titan X is featured on the Poseidon Platinum GTX …

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Zotac GTX 980 Ti AMP! Extreme – The fastest 980 Ti available?

The GTX 980 Ti is not only a fast GPU but also a GPU that overclocks extremely well. This means that few cards for sale actually are running at reference speeds, 1000 Mhz,  and instead are overclocked at different levels. Zotac are no strangers to overclocking usually offering a wide variety of …

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Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8G DS Review, Playing With Nitro

Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8G D5 Review, Playing With Nitro By now we know all about the new refresh of the R9 2xx lineup that AMD recently released with faster renamed cores, faster GDDR5-memory as well as mature silicone. This has presented OEM’s with the opportunity to tune up the cores …

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PowerColor PCS+ R9 380 4GB Review (AXR9 380 4GBD5-PPDHE): The Affordable 4GB Solution.

PowerColor PCS+ R9 380 4GB: The affordable 4GB Solution! With the release of the PowerColor PCS R9 380 4GB, for the first time we see an affordable 4GB gaming solution, a 4GB gaming GPU that runs $229.99 (NewEgg). Face it, games and gaming resolutions memory demands are exploding exponentially. It takes …

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Asus Strix R9 390X Gaming OC 8G Review (STRIX-R9390X-DC3OC-8GD5-GAMING)

Asus Strix R9 390X  Gaming 8G OC The Asus Strix R9 390X Gaming 8G OC boasts a core clock of 1070MHz (20MHz factory OC) with 8 Gigabyte of GDDR5 running at 6000MHz and pushing that memory across a 512-Bit wide bus. The GPU is equipped with a tweaked out Hawaii …

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Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti AMP! Extreme card arrives at Bjorn3D

We have already reviewed two Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti cards at Bjorn3d, both from eVGA (the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked and the EVGA GTX 980 Ti SuperClocked ACX 2.0+). Both cards performed very well and earned theirBjorn3D Gold Award. We have though eagerly been awaiting our firstZotac GTX 980 Ti …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked

Not long ago we did a first review of the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ which we of course loved because who cannot love a card with that much power? Today we are following up with another EVGA card, the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked. It is almost …

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XFX R9 380 4G DD, XFX Review, XFX Rocks the DD Coolers Again! (R9-380P-4255)

XFX R9 380 4G DD, XFX Review, XFX Rocks the DD Coolers Again! The XFX R9 380 4GB arrived at the lab in a plain, for once, undamaged cardboard box with the part description on the side on a large piece of white paper. Happy dances ensued for about 2 …

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XFX R9 290 Double Dissipation, (R9-290A-EDFD)

It’s been a while since we’ve had an XFX GPU crossing our test bench but today we have the XFX R9 290 Double Dissipation boasting 2560 Stream Processors 160 Texture Units and 64 ROPS. The Core speed of 947MHz on the XFX R9 290 with a full 4GB of GDDR5 with …

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MSI R9-390 Gaming 8G – AMD 300 series with a custom kick from MSI

MSI Radeon R9-390 Gaming 8G MSI is known for its custom “Gaming” series graphics cards and at this point have become quite mainstay for many gamers not just due to performance but the styling of the cards really holds up to expectations along with taking any gaming rig from a …

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EVGA GTX 980Ti SC ACX 2.0 + Review, Titan X has a Son

EVGA GTX 980 Ti SuperClocked ACX 2.0+ Filling a slot between the Nivida Titan X and the GTX 980 the EVGA GTX 980 Ti SC features 8 Billion Transistors a core clock of 1102 MHz, 2816 shaders, 176 Texture units and 96 ROPs 6GB of GDDR5 memory riding a 384-bit …

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The New Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti: Features and Tech Overview

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980Ti Nvidia is at it again with another major launch shoring up a strong start to the upcoming Computex Event. Now with Computex 2015 Nvidia has dropped something which has been rumored for awhile: the GTX 980 Ti! The 980 Ti has been “The Unicorn” product like we see …

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 G1 Gaming, Bigger Is Better!

Once in a great while you find a product that the vendor got right on the first try. It clicks a check mark in every requirement box you’ve built up in a 30 year-long journey to kick the computer habit. Of course we will never kick the habit, we wouldn’t …

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Zotac GeForce GTX980 AMP Omega Edition

Today we are looking at the Zotac GTX GeForce 980 AMP! Omega Edition video card. As the name implies this is one of Zotac’s top cards which comes with a lot of extra bells and whistles compared to a regular GTX980. Not only is the card overclocked from start, you …

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EVGA GTX 960 SuperSC SweetSpot Plus Style

Face it not all of us can afford a couple of GTX 980’s. most of us would balk at buying a single 980. More likely we would indulge ourselves with a GTX 970 but then the reality of bills, keeping the fridge full, gas money, those thoughts kick in. Nvidia …

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MSI GTX 960 Gaming GPU, The Sweet Spot

MSi’s GTX 960 Gaming 2G with Twin Frozr V and Torx fan is on the bench warmed up and ready to go. we suggest you fasten your seat belts, wear head protection and if the mood strikes an impact label on your shirt to measure GeForces. The MSI GTX 960 …

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Zotac GTX960 AMP!-edition, Maxwell goes mainstream

With the Maxwell-based GTX970 and GTX980 Nvidia undoubtedly have hit a homerun. These two card have rocked the GPU-world and basically made both the older GTX-GPU’s but also AMD’s offerings almost obsolete in one swoop. The only problem though has been the price. Don’t get us wrong, The GTX970 offers a …

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ASUS ROG GTX 980 Matrix Platinum – Pushing Maxwell to the Limit

ASUS ROG GTX 980 Matrix Platinum I love looking at new cards and most are minor upgrades to the reference model while others are a bit better with custom PCBs and some minor trickery to help performance. Some are simply balls to the walls complete ground up builds made specifically …

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