Pros

  • Top-notch performance plus overclocking

Cons

  • Lacks some features of 7-Series cards

At A Glance

This card delivered superior performance; it includes an overclocking tool and a full copy of Far Cry.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.xfxforce.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PVT42GUAD3
Inventory Number 24763
Ports and Connections
S-Video-Out Yes
S-Video-In No
Audio Input No
Ports
  • DVI-out
  • 15-pin VGA-out
Component Video No
Composite-Video-Out No
Composite-Video-In No
Audio Output No
DVI-Out 1
Memory
Memory size 0.256 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1100.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 68.3
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 31.4
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 35.3
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 62.97
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 82.45
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 47.07
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 40.26
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 82.17
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 85.9
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 67.26
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 109.77
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 65.53
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 81.28
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 54.59
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 38.73
Halo (1600 by 1200) 67.57
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 89.27
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 45.03
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 74.45
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 46.87
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 69.22
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 28.06
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 64.1
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 40.26
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 62.76
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 86.78
Halo (1024 by 768) 119.09
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 71.43
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 36.4
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 89.8