Archives: Video

BenQ FP71G+ LCD Panel

LCDs have been pushed heavily by manufacturers as one of the must have components in a modern computer but an issue that has dogged adoptation by gamers is the relatively slow refresh rate. BenQ is the latest to tackle this prickly issue with the FP71G+ which has claimed refresh of 8ms. Is the time ripe to finally switch over? Come find out!
March 23rd, 2005

Leadtek WinFast TV USB2 Deluxe

TV junkies that are on the move should check out Leadtek's WinFast TV USB2 Deluxe as it offers portable TV tuning in a thin form factor that is perfect for travel.
March 7th, 2005

PowerColor Theater 550Pro TV Tuner

PowerColor unleases a TV Tuner based on ATI's Theater 550Pro chip that promises great visual quality, low processor usage and advanced filtering techniques to clean up noisy cable signals. Lots of promises but do they deliver?
February 28th, 2005

Gigabyte Radeon X800

Gigabyte once again pumps out a passive-cooled performer. Come see how it stacks up against its own brethren, as well as the competition.
February 15th, 2005

Sapphire RADEON X800 XL

Sapphire and ATI whips out their answer to conceivably both the 6800 and 6800GT cards from NVIDIA with their implementation of a 16 pipe beast that's just shy of being top of the line. The price of admission is PCIe, a TBD price tag plus a click of the mouse to see what else this card offers
February 10th, 2005

Leadtek WinFast PX6600GT TDH

The 6600GT is a popular card for a good reason - it is currently the king of the 200$ price range in our test labs right now. Leadtek does their spin on the 6600GT with their WinFast PX6600GT TDH. We throw a pair of these into our SLI board and let them loose. Come take a look at what to expect from a single 6600GT and how it stacks up against a 6800GT.
January 26th, 2005

Gigabyte Dual-GPU 3D1

In an age of reference boards and reference designs, Gigabyte has veered off the usual course and has integrated two 6600GT GPUs into a single board. Read on to find out whether this card lays the smack down on its competitors, or falls short.
January 6th, 2005

BFG GeForce 6600GT OC AGP

Those who are unwilling to shell out 300$ for a new AGP card but are looking for a substantial upgrade over the 5700 series or any of last generation's midrange cards should look no further than the 6600GT series. Take a look at BFG's 6600GT OC with their trademark faster than stock solution
December 30th, 2004

Gigabyte GeForce 6800

Continuing with our recent trend of reviewing hardware for the silent-PC enthusiast, here is our review of Gigabyte's passively-cooled GeForce 6800. Don't let the GT/Ultra-less moniker fool you -- this card can dish out an relatively impressive ass-kicking!
December 28th, 2004

NVIDIA GeForce 6200 TurboCache

It's not an integrated video solution yet it's not completely a discrete video card either. NVIDIA has a novel solution to reduce costs on entry level cards by introducing TurboCache, a memory management technology that allows TurboCache cards to treat main memory as video memory. However, unlike simple AGP texturing, TurboCache allows for both read and writes.
December 15th, 2004

ATI RADEON X850 Preview

ATI unleashes the dogs of war - five new cards to go after the gaming community in the X800, X800 XL, X850 Pro, X850 XT and the X850 XT PE. Come take a look at ATI's enthusiast and high end offerings to power today's latest and greatest.
December 1st, 2004

Gigabyte GV-NX66T128D 6600GT

Gigabyte works their mojo on the 6600GT for the PCIe bus. Come take a look as to why the 6600GT is the card to beat at the 200$ price range for gaming enthusiasts.
November 24th, 2004


The very fast 6600GT from NVIDIA moseys its way over to the AGP bus giving last generation's midrange card owners an excellent upgrade path to the GeForce 6 generation. Move over 9800 and 5950 because the 6600GT is going to make a big splash.
November 16th, 2004

PowerColor X700 Pro GameFX Board Series

The 200$ PCIe video card segment is shaping up to be quite hot with the 6600GT, the X700 XT and the X700 Pro all occupying this space. Today we take a look at PowerColor's X700 Pro and stack it up against ATI's X600 and NVIDIA's 6600GT.
October 27th, 2004

Nvidia GeForce 6200 Preview

True to their word, Nvidia will have a complete top to bottom lineup of GeForce 6 series parts based off of the NV4x architecture out by the end of this year with the introduction of the Nvidia GeForce 6200.
October 11th, 2004

Gainward 6800GT 2400/Ultra Golden Sample

One of the premium manufacturers of Nvidia graphics cards is Gainward. Last year they produced a single slot 5950 solution and this time around Gainward has a 6800 GT that is guarenteed to clock to Ultra speeds. Dual DVI and a non-standard cooling solution sets the 2400/Ultra Golden Sample apart from other 6800GTs. Gainward may have the 6800GT to get. Find out why.
September 28th, 2004


We take the wraps off ATI's X700 series and have a look at the X700 PRO. Who can argue with a sub $200 part that will bring performance greater than the 9800XT while bringing features such as 3Dc to the mainstream level? Find out how it stacks up against the X600 and the competing 6600GT
September 21st, 2004

Nvidia 6600 Series Benchmarks

In our first look at Nvidia's 6600 series chips, we pit the 6600GT against the X600 on an Intel P4 3.2 Prescott. As an added twist, we throttle the clockrate of the 6600GT down to 300/600 to get an idea of the 6600 standard performance level
September 7th, 2004

eVGA e-GeForce 6800 Ultra

eVga whips up their take on Nvidia's flagship product, the Geforce 6800 Ultra. Timbury is peering over the fan and we peer over the e-GeForce 6800 Ultra on the workbench and see how it stacks up against the 6800 GT, the 5950 and ATi's X800 XT PE.
July 16th, 2004

BFG GeForce 6800 GT OC

If the Olsen Twins were video cards, they would likely be the 6800 Ultra and 6800 GT. Nvidia has given the blessing this time around to vary clockrates on vendor cards and BFG's 6800 GT OC comes overclocked out of the box at 370 Mhz compared to a stock GT's 350. We take our first hands on spin with the 6800 series here at Neoseeker and see how the BFG 6800 GT OC stacks up against the old 5950 and of course ATi's X800 series
July 7th, 2004

Powercolor RADEON 9550

GeForce4 MX users rejoice! This generation's version of the venerable GF4MX may have arrived; from ATi. ATi's 9550 series of cards takes aim at the lower end of the market but being a R360 derivative means that the 9550 is a Directx 9 compliant part. Time to dust off the copy of Splinter Cell that never worked before. Or Prince of Persia.
July 5th, 2004

Nvidia - Ressurecting SLI

3dfx is back! Well not really but an integral part of their claim to fame, SLI is back. For those not old enough to remember the heyday of the Voodoo2, SLI allowed two Voodoo2s to combine their processing power to double video graphics horsepower. Nvidia is upping the graphical bar with dual processing 6800s on the PCIe bus.
June 28th, 2004

Samsung 192MP LCD TV

Samsung's MP series keeps getting wider and bigger. And it's not using any sort of pill. On the heels of the 173MW is the 192MP, yet another multimedia solution from Samsung. Sporting a 1280x1024 TFT, the 192MP adds some desktop real estate area that the 173MW was missing. Does the 192 fit the bill as the all in one component for someone looking to ditch the standard TV and monitor set up?
June 2nd, 2004

Nvidia GeForce 6800 Tech Preview

Everything you wanted to know about the technology that drives the 6800 family and derivatives of this card. We cover the key points to the architecture and see what sort of improvements Nvidia has made over the NV3x family with their new behemoth of a card. We have a talk with David Kirk, Nvidia's Chief Scientist, regarding Nvidia and the 6800.
May 17th, 2004

Leadtek Winfast TV2000 XP Expert TV Tuner

Has TV on the desktop finally matured to the point where it is a worthwhile experience? With the number of companies hopping aboard one would certainly think so. Leadtek has a great product in the TV2000 XP Expert that not only allows one to watch television while writing up emails or doing work but it also provides PVR functionality so the old VCR can finally go party with other relics like tape decks and 8-track players. We put in some quality TV time with the Leadtek and give you our thoughts.
May 13th, 2004