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NVidia & ATI Price Fixing

By Steve Gibson, Dec 11, 2006 9:06am PST

So people have been fussy about the price of videocards at the high end being pretty darn insane these days. Apparently the prices have offended...


"Are you f*cking socialists, communists or what? You Americans should be proud of you ..."

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New ForceWare Drivers

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 08, 2006 12:50pm PST

NVidia has released version 97.44 of the ForceWare drivers for GeForce powered videocards. This new release adds support for GeForce 8800 GTS and...


"Yes, the news makes it look like these are new drivers for all GeForce cards. I noticed when I ..."

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NVidia 8800 = Fast

By Steve Gibson, Nov 08, 2006 12:25pm PST

Generally we havent been giving many big headlines to the ongoing generational improvements of videocards from NVidia and ATI but the 8800 from...


"Yes. It also destroys any 79x or 19x in image quality, if you care about that."

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NVIDIA PureVideo HD Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 01, 2006 6:43am PST

Over at FiringSquad you can find an article about the NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology, checking out the performance of its high-def video decoding.


New ForceWare Drivers

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 01, 2006 12:24pm PDT

Over at the NVidia website you can now find version 91.47 of the ForceWare drivers for GeForce videocards. According to the release notes, the...


"im on a dual core (3800) and a 7800GTX and have had no problems so far. Quake 4, fear, wow, ..."

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NVidia Quad SLI Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 19, 2006 2:09pm PDT

The guys at HardOCP have posted this Q&A with Chris Daniel, asking the NVIDIA product manager about the company's Quad SLI launch.


"You know when I was 18 I was all about stuff like this, now that I am 25 I find I couldn't care ..."

- Svperstarr see all 8 comments

NVidia Using ULi Acquisition To Screw ATI?

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 29, 2006 6:42am PST

According to this DigiTimes story, NVidia is using its recent acquisition of chipset manufacturer ULi to pressure ATI chipset motherboard...


"they make fine cars but they really fucked us with their drivers (mainly the catalyst control panel)"

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New ForceWare Drivers Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 17, 2006 11:12am PST

Over at NVidia's website you can now find release 84.21 of the ForceWare drivers for GeForce powered videocards. PDF format release notes are here,...


"I must tell you both; ATI < nVidia in the driver area, ESPECIALLY in the HDTV support area."

- rasputinreborn see all 20 comments

NVidia GeForce 7600, 7900 Tested

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 09, 2006 6:25am PST

New at Tech Report today is a look at NVidia's revamped GPU lineup, which now includes the GeForce 7600 and 7900 series. There are various game...


"If you can afford 4 of those, you can afford to pay the electricity bill. On a side ..."

- limabone-jlp see all 7 comments

Shill Update: Nvidia?

By Chris Remo, Feb 07, 2006 11:15am PST

Recent reports described the methods of online shills used in marketing for video games and other products. These paid actors serve as incognito...


"well dammit, I hate shaving every morning...I'm switching to nvidia too."

- rintumscrinctum see all 67 comments

Budget GeForce 7 Series GPU Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 18, 2006 7:11am PST

NVidia today announced the release of the GeForce 7300 GS GPU, a new budget part meant to compete with ATI's X1300 chip. The 7300 GS features 4...


NVidia Extends nForce 4 Lineup

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 17, 2006 6:20am PST

AnandTech and PC Perspective have articles on NVIDIA's nForce4 SLI XE and Ultra chipsets, both for Intel platforms. These aren't faster versions of...


New ForceWare Release

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 21, 2005 11:02am PST

NVidia's website has been updated with a new ForceWare driver, version 81.98. The release fixes issues in F.E.A.R., Civilization IV, EverQuest 2,...


"So what IS the best Nvidia Driver? I just got a 7800GT and I'm wondering which one I should get."

- Predd see all 15 comments

ULi Chipset Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 14, 2005 8:34am PST

In other ULi news, AnandTech has posted a preview taking a look at the company's upcoming ULi M1697 chipset for AMD Athlon 64 CPUs. The single chip...


NVidia Buys ULi

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 14, 2005 8:23am PST

Tech Report reports that NVidia has acquired ULi Electronics for about $52 million. Don't know who/what ULi is? Neither did I, but apparently the...


"Yep.No more Ati Xpress boards with Uli chips. C'mon! Via get that new chip out."

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