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August 15, 2016

VisionTek Launches Custom Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 GPUs

Today, VisionTek, a company known for making Radeon GPUs, has announced their new lineup of Radeon RX 400 series GPUs based on the RX 470 and RX 460 models.

VisionTek Announces RX 470 and RX 460 GPUs

The company did not reveal much beyond basic specifications for both GPUs, while they did have retail packing to offer, we still do not have any photos of the graphics cards themselves.


Starting with the RX 470, we have a factory overclock with a GPU Clock of 1226 MHz, which is 20 MHz over reference specifications. The card features the usual 3x DisplayPort 1.4 ports, 1x HDMI 2.0 and 1x dual-link [...]

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August 3, 2017

VisionTek Pocket SSD Review

SSD Performance in a Flash Drive Formfactor

Aside from the insanely great performance, shock resistance, and low power consumption, one benefit of SSDs is the ability for them to be extremely compact. As a SSD only requires silicon rather than spinning disks, SSD form factor is really only dictated by how a company chooses to arrange the chips onboard.

As such, we’re starting to see quite a few external SSDs take advantage of this form factor flexibility. One such product is the VisionTek USB 3.0 Pocket SSD which crams a full SSD into a form factor just slightly bigger than your average flash drive.

VisionTek USB 3.0 Pocket [...]
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February 13, 2015

Review: VisionTek Charge & Sync USB 3.0 Seven Port Hub

Things We Thought We Didn’t Need

As a hardware reviewer, there comes a time when the “wow, I didn’t know I needed this” epiphany hits. Generally we stick with reviewing certain types of hardware that we review often and we tend to forget about some of the smaller, essential products until they are presented right before us.

Case in point. VisionTek’s new Charge & Sync USB 3.0 Seven Port Hub.

My Cicero four-port USB 2.0 hub lasted well over a decade and back when I bought it, the USB 2.0/1.1 conversion was a brand-new concept. When Windows 7 overtook XP, I thought my now driverless hub would need to be retired, but instead, it has far outlived its useful [...]

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January 27, 2014

AMD Officially Launches the Radeon HD7800 Series Graphics Cards

Press Release

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the sleek new additions to its award-winning 28nm GPU line up, the AMD Radeon™ HD 7870 GHz Edition and AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 graphics cards. Featuring AMD’s cutting-edge Graphics Core Next Architecture (GCN) for spectacular performance and efficiency, the AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 series comes equipped with PCI Express® 3.0 and the incredibly efficient AMD ZeroCore Power technology.1,3,4 Gamers can dive right in, crank up the settings and expand their gaming with AMD Eyefinity 2.0 technology thanks to the world’s most advanced graphics.2 The AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition and AMD Radeon HD 7850 GPUs comes equipped with 2GBs of GDDR5 memory [...]

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January 27, 2012

XFX Reduces Warranty From Double Lifetime to… 2 Years?

When you look at the AMD Radeon graphics card market today, there are only a couple AIB manufacturers that stand out. One of those is XFX. They don’t really have the coolest designs (no pun intended) nor do they have the chapest cards either. But, what attracts most people to their cards is their double lifetime warranty and their “modder friendliness”.

Well, that’s all about to change because XFX has recently discontinued their double lifetime warranty and are moving into a more standard x year warranty starting with their new 7000 series video cards. The reason? Well, according to XFX, the “Double Lifetime warranty just wasn’t sustainable [...]

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