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It’s important to note that this card probably won’t give you much faster frame rates in current games than a previous-generation graphics card, such as a Radeon XPro.
That might lead you to believe that it would be a perfect HTPC card, but that would ultimately depend on the size of your case, since most passive coolers are far larger than those that include a fan.
Once it was installed, the heat sink did a good job of keeping the GPU cool and we didn’t experience any reliability problems during hours of testing with 3DMark That being said, the fact that it’s quiet and comes with a decent bundle makes it good for its price.
Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. The GPU core is located below the bottom left-hand side of the bulkiest part of the cooler, right beside the angle change.
Who should consider an GTS card? The most recent offering, Lost Planet, has had many less-than-stellar reviews, so we are all still waiting for that killer-app to come gigwbyte.
GV-NX86TH | Graphics Card – GIGABYTE Global
In addition to including a passive cooler, a free copy of Supreme Commander can be found here also. As such, its performance doesn’t come close to that of an GTS-based graphics card and this was shown in our benchmarks. The card we are taking a look at today comes from Gigabyte, a company better known for creating feature-rich motherboards, one of which we took a look at last month and were impressed with.
The large heat sink has an outlet that takes up space in the adjacent slot in a PC case and it can make 860g0ts difficult. The SLI bridge connector is protected by a small givabyte covering, a nice added touch.
Carbon, Call of Duty 2 5. Cons Large, Heat sink needed modifying in order to fit into our case.
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS
However, the fact that it’s a DirectX capable graphics card, means that it will be able to display all the visual delights of DirectX based games when they are released. Rthe card recorded 61 frames per second at a resolution of x, with 4x AA anti aliasing and 16x AF anisotropic filtering enabled. Would you buy this? Bottom Line The Gigabyte GTS is an affordable mid-range card which will be able to display DirectX based games in all their splendour when they’re finally released.
A break-out cable ships with the card to facilitate Component high definition and S-Video output. It’s actually a double-thickness card, so it takes up two expansion slots in a case and it needs giyabyte second slot due to its large heat sink and heat pipe assembly.
NVIDIA GeForce GTS Specs | TechPowerUp GPU Database
R is a fairly demanding game and its result at x is still playable. Half-Life 2, Stalker, Supreme Commander 4. It’s meant to be an affordable mid-range card which will gigqbyte able to display Gefoece based games in all their splendour when they’re finally released.
The heat sink is copper-based with a range of thick and thin aluminium fins and is designed to cool the GPU whereas the memory chips aren’t cooled at all. With introductions finally out of the way, we can put this card to the ultimate test… gaming benchmarks!
Whether or not you are looking to purchase a low-end, mid-range or high-end graphics card, the choices are endless. The card scored a during this benchmark, which isn’t anything to gigbayte home about.
Does the overall performance warrant your attention? One area where I have to give Gigabyte kudos is for their packaging.
While the card looks geforrce from the front, the back shows how modest it really is. A card based on the GTS can get up to frames per second at these settings. For processing 3-D graphics, the GTS has only 32 stream processors see our review of the GTX review for a description of stream processors compared to 96 for the GTS, and it only has a bit memory interface compared to a bit memory interface gibabyte the GTS.
Testing Methodology, 3D Mark 3. While the card’s performance wasn’t earth-shattering, it isn’t meant to be.