But nevertheless, the increased frequencies make themselves felt a little. This was one case where the clear winner in performance was NVIDIA on the high-end, but usually things aren’t so cut and dry. This is not the case with this card as we’ll notice that it is properly equipped with a Zalman cooler. A Galaxy product is hard to find and get hold of. All in all the recipe to get some serious bang for your bucks. Escape From Butcher Bay 1. This could be great news to a lot of gamers looking for a graphics card upgrade, provided the GS has the necessary performance capabilities.
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Leadtek – The NVIDIA GeForce GS: A Closer Look
In fact, this card IS of the reference design, it just 7900ggs a nice sticker: The card comes on a blue reference looking PCB yet with some distinct differences. Log in Don’t have an account? And to make it even more special, they slapped all components on a sexy white PCB again. This early version had a “beta” cooler on it that made a truck-load of noise.
Armed with that atypical looking cooler you’ll learn that this product makes no compromises, you will not hear it, it will not run hot and it even comes factory clocked at a full GHz, quite amazing as GPUs seem to slowly pass that weird 1 GHz threshold.
There will be different opinions.
Competitors offer no less attractive solutions, of course. Also notice the smaller details; even the memory has little ramsinks which have no use with BGA memory these daysbut they do look cool.
Galaxy claimed to have a new cooler ready and asked if if we could revise the review based on the new and final cooler. And you know what, there’s nothing wrong with that. One may argue that it’s to early for DX10 solutions to come to these segments, because the final API itself is just forming now.
Galaxy 7900 GS 256 MB BIOS
DON’T panic when the screen goes black for seconds after the first menu. At defaults GS card is clocked at MHz. CrossFire integrated into GPU.
The price tag will be not be higher though, as Galaxy did save money on the software bundle. Unfortunately, Galaxy products are more and more rare on our shelves. The tests were carried out with maximum quality, option -dxlevel 90, presets for video card types are removed from dxsupport. The increased frequencies produce a very galqxy impression of this card.
Our tests will show results of this overclocking. This early version had a “beta” cooler on it that made a truck-load of noise.
Galaxy GeForce GS Zalman Edition review – Page 1
But we know that the Californian company is doing great in Middle-End anyway, demand for its products is high, all price segments are covered. Such devices are absolutely identical to the reference design. Motherboard for the testbed was kindly provided by the company Andrey Vorobiev anvakams ixbt. They also came up with dual-bios technology SmartFlash and added stuff onto the videocards like little buzzers that will go off once your fan fails or the GPU is overheating.
This is not the case with this card as we’ll notice that it is properly equipped with a Zalman cooler.
The product from XFX is less overclocked by the manufacturer I mean factory overclocking, not the overclocking potential. The price tag is always a factor when gaaxy a graphics solution, so we will be breaking down the prices of these cards and taking into account their individual performance to determine their overall value for this review.
The demo will follow. Everything is secured into plastic inside.
The NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS: A Closer Look
This little creature will punk out the GeForce Ultra easily which was the most extreme high-end card a year and a half ago. Well, what can I say: Basically you’ll receive ga,axy and basic necessities. A Galaxy product is hard to find and get hold of. Maximum resolutions and frequencies: Their biggest problem though is not their products but their distribution.