Box s Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review

Today, we will take a look at the Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX cards in SLI configuration and see how they will perform on some of the latest games out there. We also check out the Forceware 77.76 drivers that allows SLI AA of 8X and 16X and see if the cards live up to the challenge.

 Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review

Introduction

Leadtek Research is one of the closest partner of NVIDIA so no
doubt they are able to obtain early G70 card samples from NVIDIA. As such,
Leadtek is able to become one of the first card makers to push their GeForce
7800 GTX cards out into the retail market. All the current 7800 GTX cards in the
market are reference from NVIDIA and each card maker is free to design their own
cooling solutions but Leadtek choose to follow the NVIDIA reference single slot
cooling solution for their 7800GTX card.

However, for the upcoming 7800 GT cards due launch on Aug 11,
NVIDIA has released the PCB design layout and components information to the card
manufacturers. They are able to
design their own
PCB
as well as cooling solutions so we can expect interesting innovations
from each maker so that they can differentiate their cards from one another.
Leadtek has recently announced their plans to outsource all their graphics cards
production to Foxconn to lower costs therefore we can expect their 7800 GT cards
to be produced by Foxconn.

Leadtek has taken the initiative to release a

OC BIOS
for their WinFast PX7800 GTX card that push the core clock from
430Mhz to 450MHz and memory clock from 1200MHz to 1250MHz for better gaming
performance, a show of confidence for their product. Today, we will take a look
at the Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX cards in SLI configuration and see how they
will perform on some of the latest games out there. We also check out the
Forceware 77.76 drivers that allows SLI AA of 8X and 16X and see if the cards
live up to the challenge. For in-depth review on the 7800GTX, please check out
our previous article for better
understanding.

Specifications

GeForce 7800 GTX Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review


Process Technology

0.11 micron (302M transistors)

Core Engine

GeForce 7800 GTX (G70)

Core Clock

450Mhz


Pixel / Vertex / ROP Pipelines

24 / 8 / 16


Pixel Fill Rate

10.8Gpixels/s


Textures Fill Rate

10.8Gtexels/s

Memory Type/Size

256-bit 256MB GDDR3

Memory Clock

1250Mhz

Memory Bandwidth

40GB/s

RAMDAC

Dual integrated 400Mhz RAMDACs 

Max Resolution

2048 X 1536 X 85Hz


Output Options

Dual DVO
Ports / VIVO

 

Package Content

 Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review

  • Leadtek Winfast PX7800 GTX TDH card

  • General Guide

  • Quick Installation Guide

  • Drivers & Utilities CD

  • DVI to VGA converter x 2

  • VIVO cable

  • Splinter Cell® Chaos Theory™

  • Prince of Persia: Warrior Within™

  • Power DVD 6

  • VideoStudio 8 SE

  • DVD MovieFactory 3 SE