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    Thoughts on rumored 2060

    Keep in mind, rumored specs, I don't know for sure if these are accurate, but it sounds likely. RTX 2060/30 RT Cores/240 Tensor Cores - $399 RUMORED price Basically a 1070 with some RT/Tensor cores and less memory We already discovered in our BFV NVIDIA Ray Tracing article that the 2070...
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    Nvidia Nerfing 10-Series With New Drivers?

    Note I am not saying they are, but this video brings up the question You know this question would come up, it always does, this video is interesting, if a bit incomplete. I will have to do my own testing. We are starting our full 2080 Ti review now. I was planning to use the newest driver...
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    Is Path Tracing the future, beyond Ray Tracing?

    Check out the video, gimme your thoughts. How do you feel about NVIDIA's Hybrid approach, is it still a "hack" as the video calls it, similar to rasterization?
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    How about a Buy/Not Buy 2080/Ti Pricing Poll

    Simple question, are you going to buy 2080/and or Ti, at current inflated prices? Or wait for prices to come down? Or just not at all, even if prices come down? Because, if you have noticed, prices are well over MSRP currently, and MSRP pricing was already overpriced. Therefore, I am curious...
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    RTX doesn't necessarily mean "Ray Tracing" support in games according to this video

    Might be a re-post, not sure, but RTX doesn't necessarily mean "Ray Tracing" support in games. RTX can mean either Ray Tracing or DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) AI support in games. Only one of those has to be true to call it an "RTX" enabled game. Meaning games being called with RTX...
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    GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Evaluation Thoughts

    I don't normally poll these kinds of threads, normally because we cannot if under embargo, but this situation is unique, the 1080 Ti has been announced, the specs and pricing released. I'm interested in feedback this time and your thoughts. With the upcoming 1080 Ti launch, now that specs are...
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    Watch Dogs 2 Video Card Performance Review Part 1 @ [H]

    Watch Dogs 2 Video Card Performance Review Part 1 - Watch Dogs 2 has been released on the PC. We will have a three part evaluation of performance and image quality starting today with performance comparisons. We will also find the highest playable settings for each graphics card and the...
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    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided DX12 Performance Review @ [H]

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided DX12 Performance Review - Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has received official DX12 support in its retail release. We will take the newest AMD video cards and NVIDIA video cards and compare DX12 versus DX11 performance. We will also pit AMD versus NVIDIA in DX11 and DX12 and...
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    Radeon RX 480 Competition Poll

    RX 480 is for surely a hot and debatable topic, no doubt it is sparking controversy across the web. Knowing what is out there, with the price and specs announced already in regards to RX 480, In your opinion list the GPUs you think compare to RX 480 based on the information available...
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    Of Nanometers and FinFETs

    Just an interesting poll idea I had. Rumors are rumors, and should not be taken as fact. I do not know what the next gen GPUs will be based on or who is fabbing them. There is the debate or question as to whether AMD and NVIDIA GPUs will use 16nm FinFET or 14nm FinFET. Givin the fact...
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    Let's Talk about Fairly Testing GPU Performance R.E. Warming Up GPUs

    Intro This topic is a pet peeve of mine, but is also relevant in the soon to come AMD Nano reviews. It also applies to all NVIDIA and AMD video card testing with today's latest power management and GPU Boost features. I am talking about, warming up your video card prior to testing...
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    Any 34" 21:9 Displays that will also run at 2560x1440?

    Hey everyone, quick question, are there any 34" 3440x1440 21:9 displays that will run just fine at 2560x1440? I've herad that some won't even detect that as a usable resolution in Windows and that you have to manually create a custom resolution. Are there any UltraWide displays that will...
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    MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING 4G Video Card Review @ [H]

    MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING 4G Video Card Review - Today we are examining the MSI GeForce GTX 960 GAMING 4G model, which features a custom build from MSI with the Twin Frozr V thermal design. We will compare the MSI GTX 960 4G to the XFX R9 380 4G, including the highest obtained overclock...
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    Windows 10 Video Card DX12 Feature Level Support Thread

    Now that Windows 10 is out, post your GPU / Driver / DXDIAG Feature Level Support as indicated. This should help people figure out what video cards support what levels of DX12. -------------------------------------------------------------------- GeForce GTX TITAN (Kepler) - 353.62 Direct3D...
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    Give Me your High VRAM Capacity Eating Game Suggestions

    Greetings, hope everyone is having a wonderful day. I very much value the input from our [H] gamers out there. Please give me your feedback on a game or games (recent games, also GPU demanding) that in your experience eat up large amounts of VRAM at 1440p or 4K due to their settings...
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    Why do you dislike Battlefield Hardline?

    This is an open question, to the members on our forum whom I value gaming input. There is no doubt that some games are controversial, or polarizing. Some love or hate a game, and for very different reasons. For Battlefield Hardline, I've seen negative feedback and positive. Instead of...
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    Update to Catalyst 14.11.2 Beta for FC4

    http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMDCatalyst14-11-2-BetaWINReleaseNotes.aspx Very important
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    Request: Alien Isolation Saved Game Files

    Hello everyone, we we are currently evaluating Alien Isolation for use. I'm having a lot of fun in the game. If I could request from someone who has finished the game completely, the saved game files from the Steam version. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\907137\214490\remote...
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    NVIDIA's Game 24 Discussion Thread

    Starting at 6PM PDT, you may even seen some new GPUs ;) http://game24.nvidia.com/event Have fun, this is a 24 Hour Webcast :o I don't think i'll sit around for the entire 24 hours, considering I"ve had no sleep. However, I'll watch for a little while :) Please discuss and have fun. Direct...
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    32", IPS, Native 1440p, 60Hz, does such a beast exist?

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a 32" native 1440p IPS display. I am aware of the BenQ and Samsung 32" `1440p displays, but IIRC they are VA panels. Do any IPS 32" 1440p displays exist out there somewhere? 10-bit preferred, but not required. Thanks
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    Grid: Autosport

    What's the interest level with our fellow gamers here about the upcoming Grid: Autosport coming out June 24th? Trying to gauge overall interest as the Grid series itself (and most of the Codemaster racing gmes), have been quite popular, though I'm not sure of this new game in particular...
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    SPOILERS: New AMD Card Coming

    SPOILERS: New AMD Card Coming - Unfortunately, this is all we can show you right now. It's a sturdy briefcase, with a hefty feel, but what is inside, I shall not reveal.
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    OFFICIAL: Catalyst 14.1 Specific Installation / Support / Issues Feedback Thread

    This thread is for specific issues related solely to Catalyst 14.1 Beta driver. http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/latest-catalyst-windows-beta.aspx Discuss BF4 Mantle Performance Here - http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1804582 In this thread, troubleshooting broken...
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    OFFICIAL: BF4 Mantle Cat 14.1 Performance and Feedback Thread

    I'm creating this thread so that we have one thread dedicated to BF4 / Mantle / Cat 14.1 Performance and Feedback instead of everyone creating a million threads to discuss it. We have our own preview article in the works. Mantle is out in BF4 as of the latest patch. Cat 14.1 is out...
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    AMD BF4 Mantle Delay

    More BF4 news today. If you have been wondering where Mantle is for BF4, which was originally scheduled for a December release, this latest update from AMD informs us it has now been rescheduled to January.
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    AMD Frame Pacing Update

    It has been a long while since AMD has introduced Frame Pacing, but not everyone is able to benefit from it yet. It is currently limited to 2560x1600 single-display gaming. Only the 290/X can support Frame Pacing at Eyefinity resolutions. It has been way past AMD's initial time frame. So...
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    AMD Responds to R9 290 Series Performance Variance

    AMD has released a statement in regards to performance variances on the new R9 290 series. A driver update is pending. Update *November 7th* http://www.hardocp.com/news/2013/11/07/update_on_amd_responds_to_r9_290_series_performance_variance
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    BF4 - Antialiasing Post - Yay or Nay - Vote and Discuss

    We have begun our BF4 Evaluation. I spent time last night playing BF4 Multiplayer, and one of the first things I noticed is the image quality of the game. I thought, wow, those textures look low quality. I thought the game wasn't living up to looking like a Frostbite 3 engine game. Then I...
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    4K Display at [H] Video Card Testing Lab

    http://www.hardocp.com/news/2013/10/18/4k_display_at_h_video_card_testing_lab
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    I need Windows 8 Expert Help Please

    Well, we are testing Window 8 on our review rig, for possible use in video card reviews moving forward. I am having an issue with My ASUS Maximus V Extreme and the iGPU on the Ivy Bridge CPU and discrete video cards installed in the system. Windows 8 is getting confused with the iGPU and the...
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    Will R9 280X CrossFire with 7970 GHz Edition? Yes - Complete Success

    Can R9 280X CrossFire with HD 7970 GHz Edition? Will it Blend? Question: After reading our AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Series Re-branding Introduction and ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II TOP Video Card Review, you may be asking yourself, if the R9 280X is a re-brand of HD 7970 GHz Edition, can I CrossFire...
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    AMD GPU 14 Product Showcase Livestream

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHfmM6QYWNM
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    ASUS Radeon HD 7790 DirectCU II OC Review @ [H]

    ASUS Radeon HD 7790 DirectCU II OC Review - AMD is launching the Radeon HD 7790 today. This new video card should give the sub-$200 video card segment a kick in the pants. Will it provide enough performance for today's latest games at $149? We will find out, testing the new ASUS Radeon HD 7790...
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    TressFX in Tomb Raider Poll

    Just curious what you all think :)
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    Fall 2012 GPU and Driver Comparison Roundup @ [H]

    Fall 2012 GPU and Driver Comparison Roundup - With the recent release of new beta drivers from both AMD and NVIDIA, significant performance gains have been claimed by both parties for current generation video cards. We will investigate with a 6-way roundup comparison to see if we can crown a...
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    Medal of Honor: Warfighter Gameplay Performance Review @ [H]

    Medal of Honor: Warfighter Gameplay Performance Review - Danger Close Games and EA Games recently released the 14th installment of the Medal of Honor series, Medal of Honor: Warfighter. The game uses the Frostbite 2 engine which was made popular by delivering realistic graphics and physics in...
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    AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Video Card Review @ [H]

    AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Video Card Review @ [H] - We have been documenting AMD's struggle to compete with the NVIDIA Kepler generation since it was introduced. Today AMD attempts to strike back with the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition. This video card features higher operating speeds and...
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    Gaming Question for our [H] Readers in Regards to Video Card Reviews

    We are currently evaluating changing up our gaming suite, keep it updated and current. Can you please tell me if Skyrim performance in our evaluations is still important to you? Considering it is a DX9 game, been out a while, all card max it out at 2560 with 8X AA+FXAA, but we know it is...
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    680 SLI Performance Teaser

    A little teaser BF3 Singleplayer: 680 SLI BF3 - 5760x1200 FXAA - 61.6 FPS AVG 680 SLI BF3 - 5760x1200 2X AA - 51.6 FPS AVG 680 SLI BF3 - 5760x1200 2X AA+FXAA - 50.6 FPS (highest playable setting) 680 SLI BF3 - 5760x1200 4X AA - 40.1 FPS - (memory bottleneck, stuttering) I will...
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    Games for Video Card Reviews Suggestions

    Naturally, we'd like to include tons of games in each video card evaluation, it is unfortunately not feasible, due to our evaluation method, because of the time it takes. We generally strive to have 5 or 6 games in an evaluation. There are a few criteria I look at when determining what...
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