All the fastest video cards, all in one place
Page 1: Best graphics cards: Overview
Page 2: Graphics card glossary
Page 3: 15 - 11. The best budget cards
Page 4: 10. ATI Radeon HD 4890
Page 5: 9. Nvidia GeForce GTX 275
Page 6: 8. Nvidia GeForce GTX 285
Page 7: 7. ATI Radeon HD 5850
Page 8: 6. ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2
Page 9: 5. ATI Radeon HD 5870
Page 10: 4. Nvidia GeForce GTX 295
Page 11: 3. Nvidia GeForce GTX 470
Page 12: 2. Nvidia GeForce GTX 480
Page 13: 1. ATI Radeon HD 5970
Page 14: Benchmarks compared
There are fast cards, and there are slow cards - which one is right for you?
The graphics card is without doubt the star of any PC capable of gaming, but the options out there are vast. So it's TechRadar to the rescue with our new and improved definitive guide to the top ten fastest and best commercial graphics cards on the planet.
The graphics card is the thoroughbred racehorse of your rig, but picking through the nags that are on offer out there is not for the faint hearted. In this guide though we'll let you know what's hot, what's cool and what the fastest GPUs available are. Skip to: World's fastest graphics cards...
The key thing here is that you don't always need to drop £500 on a new graphics card; the ubiquitous nature of console conversions in the games industry and the relative age of the current generation of consoles means that more often than not the latest PC games aren't going to stretch the fastest GPUs to their limit.
To that end we've also put together a five card shortlist of the best budget graphics cards if you don't feel like selling the kids to fuel your next gaming fix.
So how does your graphics card stand in our countdown, and is it time for an upgrade? Well, there's only one way to find out...