Pros

  • Faster, cheaper than 512MB 7800 GTX

Cons

  • Not dramatically more powerful

At A Glance

Speedy card isn't dramatically faster than its predecessor, but it is easier to find and to afford.

Manufacturer’s Website

Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VCG7900XXWB
Inventory Number 25020
General Information
UPC Code 00751492302393
Ports and Connections
S-Video-Out Yes
S-Video-In No
Audio Input No
Ports Two DVI-out
Component Video Yes
Composite-Video-Out Yes
Composite-Video-In No
Audio Output No
DVI-Out 2
Memory
Memory size 0.512 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory speed 1640.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 92.87
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 75.63
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 77.35
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 123.6
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 81.85
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 115.5
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 69.1
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 81.72
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 122.73
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 85.21
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 123.27
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 92.6
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 81.86
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 103.65
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 84.71
Halo (1600 by 1200) 126.29
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 128.5
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 101.03
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 78.98
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 78.6
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 81.74
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 57.47
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 119.0
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 69.1
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 78.68
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 87.35
Halo (1024 by 768) 140.87
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 121.63
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 72.2
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 93.77