small  XFX GeForce 6600 512MB Review

The Nvidia 6 series has been around for quite some time and we have seen many unique iterations of them such as a very overclockable Geforce 6600 vanilla equipped with GDDR3 RAMs and some Geforce 6200 beefed up with 512MB of RAM. Today, we’ll be looking at a new flavour once again, a 6600 with 512MB of DDR2 Memory! Introducing the XFX Geforce 6600 512MB DDR2….

box  XFX GeForce 6600 512MB Review

As mentioned in the introduction, XFX brought another iteration
of the popular 6600 into the market, equipped with 512MB of wholesome DDR2 memory.
Many of you guys will actually wonder, what’s exactly the point of putting so
much memory onto a mid-end card when the GPU isn’t fast enough to handle the
rendering thrown at it in the first place? Well, the Geforce 6 series might
seem to be a turning point for this dismeanour, and we will see how well the extra memory will aid in the popular games. First, as usual, some brief specs…

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color=#ffffff>Graphics Processing Unit
face=Arial>NVIDIA GeForce 6600 style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Interface
face=Arial>PCI Express x16 (SLI capable) style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Memory face=Arial>512MB, GDDR2, Elixir 3ns style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Pixel Pipelines
face=Arial>8 Pixel Pipelines height=25> face=Arial color=#ffffff>Vertex Shaders style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial>3 Vertex Shaders style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Memory Interface
face=Arial>128 Bit style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Core Clock
face=Arial>450 Mhz style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Memory Clock
face=Arial>560 Mhz style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>RAMDAC
face=Arial>Dual Integrated RAMDAC @ 400MHz style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Max Resolution
face=Arial>2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz height=31> face=Arial color=#ffffff>Rear I/O Ports style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial>Dual DVI
Ports style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt" face=Arial
color=#ffffff>Power Connector face=Arial>Not present