In other projects Wikimedia Commons. For mainstream cards, this seems to be the best current value. Wikimedia Commons has media related to GeForce 6 series. PCI Express is definitely the way to go if you have the option. Notice the OC in the name? Some users were able to “unlock” early boards through a software utility effectively converting the back into a with the complete set of eight pixel pipelines total if they owned boards with an NV43 A2 or earlier revision of the core. Beginners Guides Cases and Access.

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All three AGP cards provided good overclocking ability, which was nice to see. Most noticeable is the stylish blue color, with a soft glowing blue LED that lights up; if you have 660gt PC chassis with a window side panel, you’ll appreciate this extra.

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In late Nvidia introduced a new member to the GeForce family, the series, also known as C PureVideo expanded the level of multimedia-video support from decoding of MPEG-2 video to decoding of more advanced codecs 6600gttWMV9enhanced post-processing advanced de- interlacingand limited acceleration for encoding. With half the pixel pipelines and vertex shaders of the GT, and a smaller bit memory bus, the lower-performance and lower-cost is the mainstream product of the GeForce 6 series. SLI-capability is limited to select members of the GeForce 6 family; and above.

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BFG GeForce 6600 GT OC

For mainstream cards, this seems to be the best current value. The cards that led in the first test were still leading in the last.

Both represent excellent value. In latean update to Nvidia’s website finally confirmed what had long been suspected by the user community: Computer-related introductions in 66000gt Series Video cards. Related Articles Here are a few other articles that you might enjoy as well Both the and support Shader Model 3.

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The Gigabyte GV-3D1 was the head of the class in most of our tests, even running in single non-SLI mode; this can be attributed to its memory being clocked faster than the rest of the cards in the roundup.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Albatron card’s slightly noisy fan stood out in this almost silent lineup.

Though it is based on the core, ASUS’ decision to boost the core and memory speeds paid off with a big performance increase, moving it close to full GT territory. There’s a set of very obvious conclusions to draw here, especially considering that the order of finishing in our bedt hardly changed at all It was close, but this card’s combination of decent price, good core overclocking, great memory overclocking and solid standalone and SLI performance carried the day.

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If you are planning to upgrade your video card soon, consider moving to a PCI Express based system at the same time. The small amount of overclocking makes only a very slight difference in benchmark-test performance, but that’s on top of the GeForce GT GPU’s already commendable bang for the buck. The use of a bridge chip allowed Nvidia to 6600vt a full complement of PCIe graphics cards without having to redesign them for the PCIe interface.

Become a fan of PCMag. Tesla GeForce 8 9 The also features support for High-Definition video decoding of H. We saw some impressive gains in synthetic benchmark performance, but what really impressed us were the gaming benchmarks, especially Doom 3. The later boards were based on the NV44 core swhich is the final production silicon for the series.

Nvidia’s professional Quadro line contains members drawn from the series: Also it’s overclocking abilities were quite shocking, leading us to believe that ASUS has slipped a ‘ringer’ GT core into the mix.

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