Pros

  • Silently cooled
  • Bundled full game: Supreme Commander

Cons

  • Occupies two rear slots

At A Glance

Silently cooled card provides good performance and ships with a full copy of the game Supreme Commander.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gigabyte.us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number GA-NX86S256H
Inventory Number 30252
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 GDDR3
Memory speed 2000.0 MHz
Included Software
Windows XP x64 Driver Yes

Performance

Performance
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 83.07
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200) 52.65
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 42.43
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200) 66.43
Halo (1600 by 1200) 97.56
Far Cry (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 21.96
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 78.32
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 60.13
Quake 4 (1024 by 768) 114.87
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 56.33
Battlefield 2 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 49.48
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1024 by 768) 95.0
Far Cry (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 21.96
Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 25.45
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1024 by 768) 83.08
Half-Life 2 (1600 by 1200) 78.17
Far Cry (1024 by 768) 90.29
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768) 120.07
Half-Life 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 111.27
Halo (1024 by 768) 139.13
Quake 4 (1600 by 1200) 69.27
Unreal Tournament 2004 (1600 by 1200) 82.44
Far Cry (1600 by 1200) 67.84
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200) 73.23
Doom 3 (1024 by 768) 87.43
Doom 3 (1600 by 1200, antialiasing) 32.7
Doom 3 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 77.67
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 75.93
Battlefield 2 (1024 by 768) 79.09
Quake 4 (1024 by 768, antialiasing) 89.73