Review: Nvidia’s dual GPU GTX 690 AIB

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 10th 2012 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: nvidia gpu graphics report

Jon Peddie

Fastest, bestest, not biggest With the GTX 690, Nvidia was focused on creating not only the most powerful dual-GPU card in the world but also a card that was power efficient with great acoustics. There has always been a sacrifice when trying to cobble together the best enthusiast PC in trying

DisplayLink Targus

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 2nd 2012 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

Video and FPSs across USB with Targus {image_1}DisplayLink started life as Newnham Research in Cambridge England in 2003 doing thin-client displays. It got the bright idea to provide a wireless connection to projectors from a PC. It was a great idea then, still is—even if it doesn&rsquo

Acer C120 Pico projector

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 2nd 2012 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: acer technology computers projector travel

Jon Peddie

Projecting power like an aircraft carrier {image_1}We got an Acer C120 Pico projector to play with (and we took it on a road trip to Finland and the UK). The units can display up to 1280 x 800 resolution, has a 1000:1 contrast ratio, and offers 100 Lumens brightness when plugged in. It

Ivy Bridge graphics and more

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 2nd 2012 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: aib intel pmark benchmark ivy ivy bridge

Jon Peddie

The best ever integrated graphics For comparison, we ran graphics benchmarks on the processor-based graphics in machines using Intel Ivy Bridge (IVB) processors. We ran the same series of tests on the Ivy Bridge i7-3370k running at 3.5 GHz with HD4000 graphics and compared it to a two year

Review AMD Radeon HD 7970 and Nvidia GTX 680 AIB

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 2nd 2012 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags: nvidia amd graphics ati 3d review

Jon Peddie

The world’s two fastest graphics boards are compared—GTX 680 wins A month or so ago AMD released their top-of-the-line Radeon HD 7079. Demos were sent out to the company’s favorite reviewers (that means NOT you JPR) and results started being reported, it looked good. Then a