Your system has been around for a year or so, and your Geforce 6600GT can no longer sustain your thirst for the latest games available in the market. Looking for a budget graphic card upgrade so that you’re able to play the latest games without spending a huge bomb on a new system? Read on…
As we all know, Graphic cards nowadays are getting more and more powerful with different models being introduced into the market every few months. Today, we will be taking a look at the latest mid range offerings from Nvidia and ATI, something that will be relatively light for the pockets of you and me aka the poor gamers. Come on in and take a look at this very review, where the 7900GS pit it out against the x1950pro, whilst the x1650xt take on the 7600gs.
A nice stack of graphic cards… do you want them?
Nvidia and ATI, the two giants in the graphic cards in the industry have been putting in more and more effort into capturing the gamers segment, aggressively introducing graphic chips that fits every single price range in the market. Recently, Nvidia and ATI have dished out a couple of cards each targetting gamers on budget – the 7600GS, 7900GS and X1650XT, X1950Pro. We will be comparing these graphic cards with some of the popular games enjoyed by gamers today.
First, Let’s take a look at the pricing comparison of the cards.
It does seem that the Nvidia cards are a fair bit cheaper than the similar offerings by ATI. We will analyze the performance of the cards later in the review.
We will be using the following cards for the comparison:
- Asus Geforce 7600GS TOP 256MB?GDDR3)
- Asus Radeon X1650XT 256MB
- Asus Geforce 7900GS TOP 256MB
- Asus Geforce X1950Pro 256MB