The 7600GT Shoot-Out

76ava The 7600GT Shoot Out

Looking for a two hundred dollar Video Card upgrade to
enjoy the new games at a decent frame rate? Your “Google” and “Price
Lists” search would probably land you somewhere in the 7600GT puddle. But
this is no small puddle, and you find it tough to decide on which brand to choose.
Hang onto the VR-Zone Life Bouy as we tow you through a total of 7 different
7600GTs Cross-Compared.

Today, we will be taking a look at seven different 7600GT graphics
cards from six different manufacturers. The 7600GT will be the next card majority
of the consumers will be looking to buy because it has a very affordable price
tag. In effect, the 7600GT fills in the shoes of “6600GT” of the last
Gen.

7600gt reference cards The 7600GT Shoot Out

As you can see, almost all the cards we have here are based
completely on the reference design from NVIDIA, right down to the PCB.

This is the list of manufacturers our 7600GT cards come from:

  • Asus
  • Gigabyte
  • Inno3D
  • Leadtek
  • XFX
  • XpertVision

Here is a brief table listing the specifications for the 7600GT:

  GeForce
7600 GT
Graphics
Bus Technology
PCI Express
Memory256MB
Memory
Interface
128-bit
Memory
Bandwidth (GB/sec)
22.4
Fill
Rate (Billion pixels/sec)
6.7
Vertices/Second
(Millions)
700
Pixels
per clock (peak
12
RAMDACs
(MHz)
400

The default clocks of the 7600GT is 560MHz for the core
and 700MHz for the memory. However, some manufacturers have already pre-overclocked
their cards. These cards come from namely XFX and XpertVision. Their cards have speeds
of 580/750 and 575/750 respectively.

All the 7600GT cards we have come with dual DVI ports, with
the exception of the XpertVision 7600GT.

7600gt dual dvi The 7600GT Shoot Out

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