Published on 21st March 2006 by
Originally Posted by tank_riderNice review there, looks like it's going to come down to a whats cheapest at the time contest, unless there is a way to unlock the X1800GTO, in which case it would win hands down.
Now the question most enthusiasts will be asking, did you get any ideas as to how either card overclocked?
Originally Posted by VelesI like the new way you tested the cards there. I would suggest you do 2 tests though, one at 1280x1024 and another one at 1920x1200 as that seems to be another popular resoultion amoung the crowd.
Originally Posted by eekAs good as the review was, I felt it was a bit unfair to put a reference ATI card against an overclocked Nvidia card. I know that they are both in the same price region and both going for the same market, but I don't feel that the test was representative of what to expect from a 7600GT.
It seems slightly misleading and people not realising that the BFG card was overclocked will go out and buy a cheaper, stock 7600GT and expect a similar level of performance. I came out of the review not knowing how a stock 7600GT would perform, with the only indication being towards the end when you mention the 1800GTO is slightly faster... not very informative by any stretch of the imagination.
I feel that when an overclocked card is reviewed, it would be nice to include a comparison of it against a reference board in addition to any other cards on test.
Just my 2cents...
Originally Posted by tank_riderWow, at £125, thats some serious value there!! Anyone know if theres anything planned on getting one of the die shrink GPU's onto AGP, would be nice to get a cooler GPU for my media pc in a few months time. Meh, by then AM2 will be out and they'll be secondhand 939 pci-e boards two a pennie.
Originally Posted by bigzI wouldn't be surprised if there was an AGP 7600 but I've not heard anything official yet. :)
Originally Posted by DanaG1280x1024? What about 1440x900 (there's a 19" LCD with that res) or 1680x1050?
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