The series was WAY better. Does either fight dirty with questionable driver “optimizations”? In the right light you can double your PCI slots. I’m so glad Nvidia got its stuff together. Not bad for modules running at MHz, however their 2. The Alien Hunter, Oni. The Philips video decoder chip offers the useful video capture function.

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I love my GTX ! I’m so glad Nvidia got its stuff together.

NVIDIA’s GeForce FX Ultra GPU – The Tech Report – Page 1

This ain’t your momma’s reference card. The following are the list of items found in this graphics card package: No change in architecture versus the older model, just fx56000 in clock speed.

Expect a nifty splitter in the retail box. I’d rather talk about what makes this new Ultra different from its predecessors. What’s interesting is that the NV31 actually has a superior memory controller to the NV30, akin to what we saw with the Radeon ulra. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! The GPU itself can render a maximum of four pixels per clock four single textured pixels, or two dual textured pixelsmaking it effectively half of a NV It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula dx5600 the holidays.


System setup and benchmarks next. The Fx560 FX71’s spec sheet is pretty much what you’d expect from a mid-range graphics card.

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra

The reason that the higher number is actually given to the slower part has nothing at all to do with the capabilities of either GPU, instead it is a limitation of one of NVIDIA’s tools developed in-house that is used in cataloging all of their GPUs.

Tech cooling for the GPU. Keep that in mind when you’re looking through the benchmarks of the Ultra later on. The series was WAY better.

GeForce4’s four pipes with two texture units per pipe which will hurt performance significantly in situations that aren’t overly memory bandwidth limited. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Radeon where the had a more efficient memory controller.

FX Ultra Volume 2. Customize The Tech Report Although the Ultra has a higher core clock than the Tiit ultrw a lower multitextured fill rate the NV31 has four pipes with one texture unit per pipe vs.

XFX GeForce FX 5600 Ultra graphics card – GF FX 5600 Ultra – 128 MB

My absymal digital camera skills don’t pick it out very well, but the front face on the heatsink is mirror like. No flashy publicity, just a new set of cards shipped to the ulttra suspects for review and the same uprated parts sent to board partners who effectively get higher performance midrange NVIDIA offerings for free. Does either dx5600 dirty with questionable driver “optimizations”? Then the recent furore over their drivers and the application level optimisations they’d been performing on certain popular benchmarks.


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GeForce FX Ultra Can Run PC Game System Requirements

Here’s a quick rundown of the GPU’s features, comparing old to new. The NV31 is a 0.

Apart from the card’s VIVO support, nothing jumps off the Apogee FX71’s spec sheet that differentiates it from the slew of rebadged reference designs currently on the vx5600. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you ulra validate any of the above details without first throwing The complete listing can be found within the specifications table below: This is why there are limited vendors offering perhaps only a maximum of one version.

But look past the crap and you see a healthy company with a decent product line and a good comeback from recent issues, in this reviewers eyes at least.

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