Category: GPU

AMD RADEON R5 430

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The AMD Radeon R5 430 is an OEM graphics solution for entry level machines. This card is not sold in retail channels however we have seen the AMD Radeon R5 430 for sale on Ebay and other used hardware sites. Typically used cards are sold by OEM branding such as HP R5 430, Lenovo R5 …

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AMD RADEON R5 435

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The AMD Radeon R5 435 is an OEM graphics solution for entry level machines. This card is not sold in retail channels however we have seen the AMD Radeon R5 435 for sale on Ebay and other used hardware sites. Typically used cards are sold by OEM branding such as HP R5 435, Lenovo R5 …

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GTX 1070 AND GTX 1080 VRAM

We have seen many forum posts over the VRAM as found on NVIDIA GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards. It seems that cards with Micron memory have some issues with switching from idle to higher speeds. Overclocking enthusiasts report that overvolting the memory and locking it stabilizes the card. Almost all vendors sell cards …

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GT 710 GAME COMPATIBILITY LIST

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The bottom of the line GT 710 has 192 Kepler shaders. This is somewhat more powerful than the HD 3000 or HD 4000 seen with Intel Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge processors.  The GT 710 is about 336 GFLOPS. The Zotac card offers an active cooler however the GT 710 is also offered with a …

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ZOTAC GT 710

Zotac GT 710

The Zotac GT 710 (ZT-71304-20L) will not top the benchmark charts but it does have some interesting features. The Kepler GK208 processor is clocked at 954 MHz and has compute performance of around 366 GFLOPS. The low cost of the GT 710 is below the price of even as single popular high-end game. First off the …

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GIGABYTE GT 710

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The Gigabyte GT 710 (GV-N710D3-2GL) will not top the benchmark charts but it does have some interesting features. The Kepler GK208 processor is clocked at 954 MHz and has compute performance of around 366 GFLOPS. The low cost of the GT 710 is below the price of even as single popular game. Gigabyte GT 710 is …

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EVGA GT 710

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The EVGA GT 710 (02G-P3-2713-KR) will not top the benchmark charts but it does have some interesting features. The Kepler GK208 processor is clocked at 954 MHz and has compute performance of around 366 GFLOPS. The low cost of the GT 710 is below the price of even as single popular game. EVGA GT 710 is made …

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EVGA GTX 950 LINEUP

The EVGA GeForce GTX 950 is a true gaming GPU designed for every PC gamer. It’s built to the exact specifications of the GeForce GTX family and powered by NVIDIA Maxwell – the most advanced GPU architecture ever created – to deliver 3x the performance of previous-generation cards. The GTX 950 competes with the R7 …

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WINDOWS 10 AND DUAL NVIDIA VIDEO CARDS

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Generally dual video cards are envisioned by most consumers as 2 identical cards for NVIDIA SLI or AMD CFX. Windows 10 and DX12 however have changed the way video cards can be used. For older games a high end card can handle games through DX11 easily at 1920×1080. Dual cards are only needed with 3820×2160 …

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HDCP 2.2

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) has been used (most commonly, over HDMI links) to protect the path between the player and display from unauthorized access. Unfortunately, the version of HDCP used to protect HD Blu-Ray content was compromised quite some time back. Content owners decided that 4K content would require an updated protection mechanism, and …

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ZOTAC GT 720

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The Zotac GT 720 (ZT-71204-10L) will not top the benchmark charts but it does have some interesting features. The Kepler GK208 processor is clocked at 797 MHz and has compute performance of around 366 GFLOPS (well below that of modern integrated graphics). First off the card using a PCI Express x16 slot which means it can be …

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NVIDIA GTX 970 BUG

There has been a lot of media over the problems with the GTX 970 and the 4096MB VRAM it ships with. This page will make it clear why you should return the card as defective. First we use MSI Afterburner and the OSD so we can see immediately how much VRAM is being used ay …

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ZOTAC GT 730

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The Zotac GT 730 (ZT-71101-10L) is a big step up from the GT 710 and GT 720. The Kepler GK208 processor is clocked at 902 MHz and has compute performance of around 720 GFLOPS First off the card using a PCI Express x16 slot which means it can be installed in any available slot. Many machines …

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VAMERY COUNTERFEIT NVIDIA CARDS

Avoid the Vamery brand of NVIDIA cards. They are counterfeit. They are older cards or counterfeits with a hacked BIOS to make them appear to be a more recent model such as a GTX 650 or GTX 760. Cards like the old GT 440 were being sold as GTX 660 cards etc. These are made …

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ZOTAC GT 740

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The Zotac GT 740 (ZT-71001-10L) is a basic entry level gaming card. 384 CUDA 2048MB GDDR5 128-bit 993 MHz GPU 80 GB/s memory bandwidth 5000 MHz memory speed DLI-D, HDMI, VGA Idle/2D power mode: approx. 5W Blu-ray & DVD playback mode: approx. 25W Full 3D performance mode: varies – worst case TDP 64W DX12 (feature …

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