Graphics Cards

MSI 7600GT 256mb DDR3 Passive

Noise and power are normally two things that go together these days in the graphics card market. However, with what I have in my hand today, that could all change…

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Connect3D x1950XTX

Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) have come on leaps and bounds in the last year as we saw the two graphics giants, ATI and Nvidia, battling it out for the performance crown. Unfortunately for the ATI fan boys Nvidia stormed ahead with the release of their 8800 range of cards. However, all is not lost as ATI's hard hitting x1950 series of cards comes with a brand new cooler, DDR4 and claims of excellent image quality. Today we have Connect3D's x1950XTX, read on to see what we thought.

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Sapphire x1900XT 512mb Graphics Card

Recently I made a large upgrade to my main gaming/review rig. I went from a 3500+ Venice CPU to an E6600 Conroe. From 1gb of OCZ PC4000 VX memory to 2gb of OCZ PC6400. However the most expensive but certainly the most noticeable change that I made was moving from a rather poultry XFX PCX6600 to a much heftier Sapphire x1900XT 512mb graphics card. Now I can play games and top resolutions with no problems and I am once again king of the XSReviews benchmark tables. Read on to see what kind of scores I get with my new best friend.

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Gigabyte 7800GT 256mb VIVO

Finally got my new card, replacement for my X700pro which I reviewed recently, Gigabyte Geforce 7800GT 256MB VIVO. The all powerful 7800GT, but does it really live up to its name? Read on!This card was developed under the NX78 series. This is a card that targets the top end of the market, which means we will be expecting a lot from the NX78. Let’s see what it can do.

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Abit X700Pro 128mb

Since I am soon upgrading to a 6800 graphics card, I thought that I would write a review of my current card, the ABIT RX700 PRO 128 PCIE. I have always thought that this card was brilliant, and hopefully if you read on I hope you will see why.This card was developed by ATI under the chipset name of RV410. It’s targeted at the mid range market, which is good news because it means that this card doesn’t cost a fortune! For just a little over £50 you can have a card that is perfect for gaming and doing everyday computer based tasks.

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PowerColor X1300 HyperMemory 2 512MB

Over the past 6 months, the prices of top of the line graphics cards have become as “xtreme” as their affluent names. Laying almost £1000 on an SLI or Crossfire setup is not hard to do, of course this guarantees you the best frame rates money can buy. However, what about those of us who can’t afford such extravagances? Or those of us who aren’t bound to always running 1900*600 at 100 frames per second? For the £50 this card costs, the X1300 is a dream card for those that want to play their games or watch their movies with no problems at all, at comfortable detail levels; read on to find out why.

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