AMD has released the specs of its latest monster graphics card, the Radeon HD 7990. It not for the casual gamer, sure—but by the sounds of things, if you're minded to buy one it will tear through your games with some fairly insane processing power.
I still remember my first 3D card—the ATI Rage Pro—so it's with great sadness that I'm writing this: AMD has officially killed the ATI brand. OK, I lied. I really don't give a damn.
I love fake ads from the future: like the satirical spots from Robocop and Total Recall, or the Veridian Dynamics openers in Better Off Ted. These ads for "Eyefinity" gaming implants aren't as clever, but they're still a fun watch:
When Asus claims that their limited edition, Quad-SLI-capable ASUS Mars GTX 295 is the worlds' fastest graphics card, they are not kidding. Or at least that's what this video of Far Cry running at 3840 x 2160 pixels shows.
As expected, the ATI Radeon 2000 series have been launched, starting at less than $99 for the 2400 series, $99 to $199 for the 2600 series and $399 for the ATI Radeon 2900 XT. The new cards come with 65-nm GPU, 512-bit memory bus, second generation Unified Shader Architecture, new Unified Video Decoder for HD…