The GeForce 2 family comprised a number of models: Aquamark is a new benchmark here at Hexus and relies heavily on DX8 class hardware, especially in the pixel shader to extract the best performance. Retrieved April 22, They are 2nd tier cards from NVIDIA for the gamer on a budget or the tactical upgrader looking for a card to tide him over until the next big thing. Here’s the test system and the software we’ll be using. So out of the box performance on the test platform is very respectable, especially in the older benchmarks, Quake3 and UT where the game engines don’t require the use of the advanced features that the cards simply don’t support.

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Not that many, meaning that there is still a very high demand for now pocket powerhouses like the GF2 Ti.

GeForce2 Ultra/Ti/Pro/GTS

The Mhz memory clock seems tk little low. Windows XP Professional Build The Ultra model actually outperforms the first GeForce 3 products in some cases, due to initial GeForce 3 cards having significantly lower fillrate. Architecturally identical to the GTS, the Ultra simply has higher core and memory clock rates.

Tesla GeForce 8 9 Overclocking was done until I found the maximum stable speed at which the card could loop the High Detail Dragothic test in 3DMark the hardest test in the benchmarks I ran for NVIDIA cards to do without rendering artifacts of any kind. Aquamark is also framerate stable meaning that throughout the benchmark the framerate didn’t deviate much from the final result scores.

Like Quake3 it doesn’t use DX8 class tl and has been around for a bit now.


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A TV-Out cable and driver CD was all that was contained in both boxes, along with hi cards as you can see in the following pictures. The yeforce2 Ti cards are kind of a hybrid, sat in between the Pro and Ultra in terms of clock speed. Further, the Radeon VE featured only a single rendering pipeline, causing it to produce a tk lower fillrate than the GeForce 2 MX. Maybe there is a shortage of extra fast DDR memory now that the GF3’s and R’s of the world are gobbling it up but the core clock is nice and healthy.

Coupled with the new DetonatorXP drivers a requirement for calling any of the Ti cards Ti’s is the fact that they have to be running the new drivers we still have a potent card on our hands.

The bundles of both cards contained just the bare essentials. Kepler GeForce I was quite surprised the final clocks were as they were and I was expecting a bigger increase from both cards and a bigger spread. With the release of the GeForce3 and now the GeForce3 Ti’s andthe GeForce 2 has been relegated to a single product and a single price point to compete directly with ATi’s In fact, we reviewed such a card recently, the ATi Radeon Indeed, rather than a single review of each card, I thought it would be interesting to put cards from a couple of Taiwanese heavyweights up against each other, head to head.

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Use mdy dates from October Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from January Commons category link is on Wikidata. As a side note, the Sparkle was able to go a fair bit higher than the Prolink ultimately at the expense of rendering errors.


They are 2nd tier cards from NVIDIA for the gamer on a budget or the tactical upgrader looking for a card to tide him over until the next big thing. It’s still a fast gevorce2 as many a gamer will testify to.

The Radeon is still a decent choice given HydraVision and the DVD playback quality however on performance, each of these cards would gefforce2 it soundly. Here’s the test system and the software we’ll be using.

For the newer marks, they lag behind a little but nothing too serious. Overclocked Performance With both cards being so similar in specification, I guess it was no surprise that overclocking the cards gave very similar results. Resolutions tested were x, x and x, gfeorce2 at 32bit colour, 32bit textures and all performance sapping rendering options turned on.

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Computer-related introductions in GeForce Series Video cards. The GeForce 2 architecture is quite memory bandwidth constrained. Excellent little cards and hopefully we can see more of them at Hexus and in the UK in the future. It appears to be just a cosmetic tweak away from the sky-blue Special Edition.

Like Aquamark it makes use gfforce2 DX8 features like the pixel and vertex shader and it has a special test, Nature, for that class of cards. Introduced init is the successor to the GeForce