Testing AMD’s Radeon HD6870, HD6850, and Nvidia’s GTX 460 review

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 29th 2010 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

Performance segment AIBS It’s times like these, and last week, when AMD and Nvidia roll out their latest offerings where we get to see what they’re made of and how well they do in games and compared to each other. In the last issue we checked out the

Review: The tiny giants—Nvidia GT430 vs. AMD Radeon HD5550

Posted by By Robert Dow and Jon Peddie on October 13th 2010 | Permalink
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Or should we call them mighty midgets? In late April AMD introduced the DirectX 11 Radeon HD 5550 entry-level Value Segment graphics AIB. It was well received and praised for its value, and performance. Introduced at $70 with 1GB of DDR3 and fanless, it represented a lot AIB for not too much money.

The Tests - Quadro 4000, Quadro 5000, FirePro V9800 and FirePro V7800 review

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 13th 2010 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

We tested two Nvidia workstation AIBs, the Quadro 4000 and Quadro 5000, and two AMD workstation AIBs, the FirePro V7800 and FirePro V9800, on four benchmarks: CineBench 11.5, SpecViewPerf 11.0, Redway 3D demo, and Unigine Heaven (on OpenGL). We tested the boards on Intel i7 6-Core, 12 threads @ 3.34 GHz system running Windows 7 64-bit. The results are shown in the following charts.

Nvidia Quadro 5000 review

Posted by Alex Herrera on October 13th 2010 | Permalink
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Benchmarking the Quadro FX 5000 with (for the first time) Viewperf 11 The Quadro 5000 is based on Fermi, Nvidia’s ambitious new architecture covered in detail in the pages of JPR’s Tech Watch and Workstation Report. But the 5000 doesn’t include the maximum number of processing cores the architecture touts. Where

FirePro V9800 review

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 13th 2010 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

AMD has introduced their latest FirePro product for workstations, the V9800. The V9800 includes AMD’s Eyefinity technology that enables up to six independent displays. With this board, AMD is pledging allegiance to OpenCL. AMD’s graphics have an edge for the time being with support for DirectX 11. Direct X 11