As soon as we crank up the resolution though, the real winners emerge. Therefore MX cards do not fully support DirectX 8. Even at default settings the Radeon would outperform the Gainward card with over 3D-Marks. I said it before a lot of times that such cooling methods can be harmful as the heatsink is not snug against all the chips equally. While the programmers from ATI are messing up with games and drivers, when one thing is cured and another damaged, the GeForce4 MX based cards will remain popular! This is a closed heatsink with tunnels inside for air flows driven in by the fan.

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But you should remember that the Game1 is very processor-intensive, especially in x and x The chart below shows the 3D-Mark scores for our contenders when overclocked to their limit.

NVIDIA GeForce4 MX / Video Cards Roundup

Even though the Ti was a lot cheaper than the flagship model the Ti, there was still a large gap to fill in the low-end market. The absence of hardware support for Vertex and Pixel Shaders hardly brings up the final score.

It is hardly a coincidence that this strategic move was made shortly before the christmas sales took off.

And this is an ordinary card, though it is covered with silver. As for the tested samples, together with the ViewSonic P gfforce4 and BNC Bargo cable the cards showed excellent quality at the following resolutions and frequencies: This baby has a lot more under its hood than we can see from these benchmarks. Their heavy marketing efforts aimed towards the enthusiast crowd have paid off. It also concerns the Albatron’s solution though it’s bundled with the 3.

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VSync was off, S3TC was off. I just hope it won’t cost an arm and a leg. There are about ten utilities! Still there remained a problem with the refresh rate which was locked to 60Hz. Return To Castle Wolfenstein v1. Now here is what really distinguishes Gainward from the rest of the crowd. Some time ago we dealt with some cards coming with this function.

For the comparative analyses we used the following cards: This card comes with Samsung memory modules of 3.

Gainward GeForce 4 MX/Ti AGP 8X XP

It works at higher frequencies in one of the rated modes and supports VIVO. The MXx is left out in these tests as it does not fully support anisotropic filtering and the performance is too poor when running under these conditions.

But first of all, take a look at the articles of already reviewed cards based on the GeForce4 MX. All coolers from Gainward are roundish, but they have different heatsinks.

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: The Titanium cards came in three model types named Ti, Ti and Gainard Now it’s made of thick cardboard which opens easily; and it’s not necessary anymore to take off a shell of thin cardboard.


The cooling on the card might not be the most powerful we have seen, but it does its job very well as we will see in the overclocking tests. This big cooler works both for the chip and memory.

Gainward GeForce4 PowerPack! Pro/600-8X XP graphics card – GF4 MX 440 – 64 MB

Sandy Bridge Trying out the gforce4 method. The model from Leadtek is changed a little because of the hardware monitoring and an additional connector for the external Leadtek TV-box. Pentium 4 MHz based getup: This card comes with Samsung memory modules of 4ns access time. All cards ship in the retail package. Only the sticker below indicates the card. This card comes with Hynix memory modules of 3.