But as it stands, despite the curious depression in the Company of Heroes scores, the NXGTS is still a class-leading midrange card. I need power and lots of it. Would you buy this? With this solution we still had to use the sound card jacks. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.

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MSI NX8600GTS OC Edition

In the meantime, Nvidia’s board-manufacturing partners are laying on a feast of midrange DX10 fancies, starting with the GTS more on the others in the family, namely the GT and the GT, next month. But bear in mind that this card is half the price of an GTX.

It’s a good choice if you’re after a new-generation card for a mainstream gaming machine. Dual-link DVI is also supported, which means the card can supply a maximum resolution of x to very large monitors think 30in.

Stood up or fed up? There’s still a long way to go before DirectX 10 games hit prime-time, but the indications so far are that this card, and others based on the GT, probably won’t be able to run them without dramatically reduced image quality. This doesn’t make the game unplayable – far from it – but it’s a curious downturn in performance.

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Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. I need power and lots of it. Brand Post Gtw science: In DirectX based games, the card might not fair very well at all.


Developing data science skills is one of the best things that you can do for your career. These results were produced with 16x anisotropic filtering and 4x anti-aliasing enabled, which means that faster frame rates will be achievable at higher resolutions if the image quality is turned down.

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Hardly a nut-clutcher of an increase, but every little helps. Physically, the card takes up two expansion slots in a PC due to its thick cooler, which is comprised of an aluminium heat sink and a 4cm fan.

The OC designation in the product name means that this card has been overclocked at the gst to provide slightly better in-game frame rates than a standard GTS-based card. Memory 8060 is also low, at The X offers We ran in-game DX9 benchmarks at x mso xthe standard native resolutions of today’s inch panels; any higher than that is high-end card territory, and you’ll be guaranteed disappointing results. In most game tests, it’s clearly the superior midrange choice. And not only does it feature less memory, MB of DDR3 to be exact, but the memory bus is just bit, compared with the bit bus of the s.

All up, the MSI NXGT is a decent and affordable mid-range graphics card that’s suitable for playing today’s games, but it might struggle to run DirectX based games when they’re released.


MSI NXGTS OC Edition Review: – PC Components – Graphic Cards – PC World Australia

And there’s still no competition for Nvidia’s eight-series. Architecturally, it’s not far removed, although notably less powerful, than its big brothers in the range. And here’s another thing: Even at a resolution of x, with 4x anti-aliasing and with image quality set to medium, the card averaged 21fps. Cons Requires a supplemental power connection, Takes up two expansion slots in the PC.

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It simply runs off the PCI Express bus, which means you won’t need to give up any valuable power connectors in order to run it. It’s baffling – in every other test, the is the head-and-shoulders winner.

R, the card returned a rate of 64fps frames per second at x51fps at x smi 43fps at x With this solution we still had to use the sound card jacks.

These results were recorded with 4x anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic ghs enabled. All up, we think this card is great value for money considering the performance it provides. Its operation wasn’t loud during our tests and the card was stable throughout.