Now that the AMD Quad FX platform has been successfully benchmarked and overclocked, we can now have some fun with the system. With four x16 PCI Express slots present on the ASUS L1N64-SLI WS motherboard LR figured why not populate all of them? Read on to see how our attempt at running four card SLI went on the AMD Quad FX test system!
The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX graphics card faced a resistor change just days before the launch of the industry’s first fully unified architecture-based DirectX 10 compatible GPU. Legit Reviews followed the resistor change as we had one of the cards that had a resistor with the wrong value. If you are interested in what needed to be changed read on.
NVIDIA?s GeForce 8800 GTX and 8800GTS GPU’s are the industry’s first fully unified architecture-based DirectX 10 compatible GPU’s. The GeForce 8800GTX GPU consists of 128 individual stream processors clocked at 1.2GHz, which means awesome gaming performance. If you are wondering how these new GPU’s stack up against the rest read on as we compare them to more than a dozen GPU’s.
The Radeon X1650 XT delivers superior mainstream performance with industry-leading image quality and best-in-class HD video in the $149 market segment. With ATI?s new, easy to use ?plug-and-play? CrossFire? configuration the X1650 XT might be one of the best gaming and home theater graphics cards choices on the market today. Read on as Legit Reviews tries a pair of these GPU’s in CrossFire and as a single card to see how it performs.
It was bound to happen, but a number of our readers have recently sent in e-mails asking what graphics cards would be best for rendering graphics in adult video games. Today Legit Reviews takes a look at the ThriXXX gaming engine and the game title Virtually Jenna to see how ATI and NVIDIA do when it comes to rendering a digital version of porn superstar Jenna Jameson.
The ATI Radeon X1950 Pro, codenamed RV570, has been built on the 80nm process, contains 36 pixel shader engines, 12 parallel pipelines and eight vertex engines, utilizes digital PWM, supports dongle-less CrossFire, fits in a single PCIe slot and comes with an MSRP of $199. Legit Reviews puts the X1950 Pro in the hot seat and takes it for a test drive today.
The GeForce 7950 GT is the latest addition to the GeForce 7 family and Legit Reviews has had the pleasure to take a look at the retail version of the card by XFX. The XFX GeForce 7950 GT 570M Extreme in unique in the sense that it comes with overclocked core and memory clocks of 570MHz and 730MHz and a passive cooling solution. Come see how the GeForce 7950 GT stacks up against the lasted cards from both ATI and NVIDIA.
When ATI launched their X1950 XTX graphics card a couple weeks ago they also announced several other cards at lower price points with one of them being the Radeon X1900 XT 256MB. The Radeon X1900 XT 256MB graphics card is identical to the Radeon X1900 XT with 512MB of GDDR3 memory, but cost less. We take a look at performance, power consumption and overclocking in our article on the X1900XT.
All of the buzz this month has been about Microsoft Windows Vista RC1 so Legit Reviews got back to our roots and did a weekend of gaming on this new operating system. Using ATI and NVIDIA graphics cards we were able to compare 32-bit gaming performance on XP Pro and Vista RC1 using the latest and greatest drivers from both ATI and NVIDIA.
Today NVIDIA announced the GeForce 7950GT and the GeForce 7900GS, but only the 7900GS is available for purchase right away. We have the retail XFX GeForce 7900GS 480M Extreme on hand and give it the usual review and compare it to a dozen other cards that are on the market from ATI and NVIDIA to see where you should spend your hard earned dollar. This card packs a mean punch for $199! Read on to find out what we mean.
Previously Legit Reviews looked at single card performance with the ATI Radeon X1950XTX with stellar results, but was still conducting our CrossFire testing. With X1950 Crossfire testing complete the outcome is different than single card testing with the GeForce 7900GTX SLI making a comeback of sorts. Read on to see what this means and which multi-GPU platform is right for you.
ATI is today launching the Radeon X1950 XTX, which is the world?s first video card using GDDR4 memory. Today Legit Reviews looks at the ATI Radeon X1950 XTX and single card performance to see what’s new and how it stacks up against 13 other graphics cards from ATI and NVIDIA. Tomorrow Legit Reviews will be bringing you the Crossfire numbers for those that want to see multi-GPU performance.
Today the famed Multi-GPU World Tour comes to St. Louis, Missouri for some uncommon benchmarking at the offices of Legit Reviews. We benchmark eight common games that do not have built-in benchmarking utilities and see how CrossFire and SLI do in games that don’t get much attention with the media. The results are interesting and a must read for any gamer considering SLI or CrossFire!
Here at Legit Reviews we usually review computer hardware directed at the gaming/enthusiast market. A quick trip to your local Walmart’s electronics isle will put things into perspective for many as the shelves are lined with GeForce 6200TC video cards. With the bulk of America shopping at Walmart on a weekly bassis I feel it is time we stop and take a look at something everyone can buy. Today we compare integrated graphics to the ATI X300 and NVIDIA 6200TC budget graphics cards.