Pros

  • Outstanding software and cables

Cons

  • Modest performance scores

At A Glance

A modest performer, this card includes an outstanding video cable and solid software utilities.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.msicomputer.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NX6600VTD256
Inventory Number 24874
General Information
UPC Code 00816909007565
Ports and Connections
S-Video-Out Yes
S-Video-In No
Audio Input No
Ports
  • DVI-out
  • 15-pin VGA-out
Component Video Yes
Composite-Video-Out Yes
Composite-Video-In No
Audio Output No
DVI-Out 1
Memory
Memory size 0.256 MB
Memory type DDR2
Memory speed 400.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 30.5
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 12.9
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 15.41
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 28.3
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 80.38
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 22.7
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 14.81
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 63.52
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 37.77
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 31.07
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 58.8
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 32.0
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 55.47
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 21.51
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 16.45
Halo (1600 by 1200) 31.84
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 47.0
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 18.6
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 38.88
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 20.82
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 31.03
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 10.82
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 30.1
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 14.81
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 29.8
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 60.64
Halo (1024 by 768) 64.03
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 30.0
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 14.4
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 60.8