We examined today 4 production video cards based on the GeForce4 MX You can cure it by flashing the new BIOS. In the low resolution the gap between the contestants is greater on the more powerful platform. First of all, the MX is quite cheap in production and its price is already lower than that of GeForce2 Ti cards. The latter is shifted off from the chipset’s center, and there is no more a dead zone above the GPU. Gainward has been making video cards since but not until the last two years has the company gained a strong reputation in the consumer market.

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Whether the heatsinks on the memory actually bring any performance gains is arguable since Ball Grid Array memory modules, as used in this card, seldom become as hot as regular modules under operation. We examined today 4 production video cards based on the GeForce4 MX Besides, all cards follow the reference design.

As far as the tested mx4440 are concerned, I can say that together with the Mc440 P monitor and a BNC Bargo cable they showed excellent quality at the following resolutions and frequencies: Usual players PowerDVD 4.

Now about what accessories the cards have:. That is why you should carefully examine 3D performance scores, compare prices and account for the dualhead support. Write a comment below. It’s time to awake from the winter hibernation Besides, in some cards the BIOS gainwarc incompatible with some drivers of v They differ only in color and coolers.


VSync was off, S3TC was off. This is an “under-MX “, that is why the price must be a match. For estimation of gaknward quality we used: Inno3D Tornado GeForce4 MX has a good set of accessories and a relatively low price but remember that there are a lot of forged cards, that is why you should check the logo on the cards.

VSync was off, S3TC was off.

Gainward NVIDIA Geforce4 MX 64mb AGP Video Card – Gf4mxse | eBay

We used its beta version to check operability of the new processor. Samsung 4ns memory chips. You can cure it by flashing the new BIOS.

I just want to say that this family is meant for mainstream market, i. The cooler of the Triplex card gaimward attached to the chip so rigidly that I decided not to take it off because of possible damage.

Gainward NVIDIA Geforce4 MX 440 64mb AGP Video Card – Gf4mx440-se

The Game2 is the least processor-dependant test in the 3DMark package. Another issue with the NV18 core is that it theoretically supports 8x anisotropic filtering but nVidia chose to restrict the core to 2x anisotropic filtering. The design is typical gajnward AOpen, it has a cut-out through which you can see the card, or rather, its most beautiful part – cooler.

Though we urge you to bear in mind that CPU scaling has quite a large effect on performance aginward the Radeonand we think that the cards advantage would have been larger had we been able to test the cards on a faster CPU. This one looks like a flower and is not very effective, though such cards don’t need to be ,x440 much.


Gainward GeForce 4 MX440/Ti4200 AGP 8X XP

Certainly the card features numerous improvements over its predecessor where the faster operating clock speeds is the most significant one. It’s strange because there is everything to active the dual-head support.

Test system and drivers Here we examine how the accelerator’s performance depends on a CPU frequency and on a platformthat is why we used two test stands: It will be comparable with mxx440 today’s MXbecause it is to replace the MX Aquamark was one of the first games using DirectX 8. Both are gainwadr on the reference design. In our 3Digest you can find detailed information on performance of the MX cards as they include a lot of tests I especially recommend that you look through the anisotropy section.

Scarce sets of accessories of the Palit and Sparkle.

For SEK less you can purchase a Radeon which outperforms the Ti 8x in all tests and also boasts features the Ti 8x does not even support. Comparison with the reference design, front view.

Test results Before I estimate 2D quality I must warn you that at present there is no a complete technique of objective estimation of this parameter because: