Pros

  • Solid performance for its price
  • Uses internal bridge clip for CrossFire

Cons

  • No software bundle

At A Glance

This board offers a good balance of cost and performance. It uses an internal bridge clip for CrossFire2 setup.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EAX1950PROHTDP256M
Inventory Number 25462
Ports and Connections
Audio Output No
Composite-Video-In No
Ports Two DVI-out
Audio Input No
DVI-Out 2
Component Video Yes
S-Video-In No
Composite-Video-Out Yes
S-Video-Out Yes
Memory
Memory size 0.256 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1400.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 78.95
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 61.91
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 45.5
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 74.08
Halo (1600 by 1200) 111.15
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 59.71
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 77.26
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 75.63
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 114.13
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 79.66
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 69.16
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 100.77
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 59.71
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 45.42
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 79.51
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 102.27
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 81.68
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 121.33
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 109.23
Halo (1024 by 768) 136.31
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 66.17
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 79.37
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 76.25
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 73.53
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 94.03
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 48.87
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 83.43
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 74.81
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 75.83
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 86.2