Pros

  • Good performance
  • Impressive software and cable bundle

Cons

  • Lacks games (no full or trial versions)

At A Glance

Reasonably priced, good-performing card includes plenty of extras, such as cables and multimedia software.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.powercolor.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number X1800GTO256MB
Inventory Number 25195
Ports and Connections
S-Video-Out Yes
S-Video-In Yes
Audio Input No
Ports Two DVI-out
Component Video Yes
Composite-Video-Out Yes
Composite-Video-In Yes
Audio Output No
DVI-Out 2
Memory
Memory size 0.256 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory speed 500.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 68.0
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 33.3
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 42.46
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 63.5
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 81.29
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 48.47
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 46.15
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 80.69
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 94.2
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 64.96
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 118.47
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 54.53
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 80.25
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 55.96
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 40.55
Halo (1600 by 1200) 75.36
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 90.93
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 55.37
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 77.62
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 52.65
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 75.44
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 29.27
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 77.77
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 46.15
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 73.11
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 85.34
Halo (1024 by 768) 129.32
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 74.43
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 35.63
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 86.5