Battlefield 4 Benchmarked: Is Your PC Up To The Task?

With roots that stretch back more than a decade and enough fans to justify new content every year, Battlefield is among the handful of franchises that needs no introduction around here. Even if you hate EA's approach modern military madness, you can typically expect Battlefield's graphics to raise the bar. This year's… » 10/31/13 7:14pm 10/31/13 7:14pm

How to Overclock Your Video Card and Boost Your Gaming Performance

Overclocking—or running your hardware at higher speeds than it was designed to run—is one of the best ways to boost your gaming performance. Here's how to overclock your video card and get faster, smoother games without spending a dime. » 6/12/13 4:28am 6/12/13 4:28am

Benchmarking Fun with the GTX Titan, Nvidia's Most Advanced Video Card

Earlier this week I told you about Nvidia's GeForce GTX Titan, the $1,000 graphics card with supercomputer power, tons of tweakability and an astounding acoustic footprint which keeps it whisper-quiet under the heaviest of loads. What I couldn't tell you about were the benchmarks—those all-important numbers. » 2/21/13 10:15am 2/21/13 10:15am

3DMark 11 Tests Your Gaming PC’s Mettle (and Silicon, Too)

You think you've built yourself a burly PC that can withstand the intensive demands of today's most impressive games. But how sure are you? 3DMark can help you find out. Long the gold standard of PC benchmarking tools, 3D Mark's latest version charts performance along multiple vectors and can be customized for… » 12/14/11 3:40pm 12/14/11 3:40pm