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Phoronix: eVGA e-GeForce 6800GT PCI-E

Oct 18, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Now that the GeForce 7800GTX 256MB and 7800GT have been readily available for a few months and the prices continue to slide, much of our attention, and that of enthusiasts, have been focused on the ever-growing GeForce 7 series. However, not everyone can afford these lavish graphics cards that can cost upwards of $500 USD. Nevertheless, the GeForce 6 series have been around for over a year now and continue to remain popular due to their lower price-point and continued compatibility and performance with current and upcoming games. From the GeForce 6800 series, we have the NVIDIA 6800GT 256MB PCI Express, which was brought to us by the folks at eVGA. Sticking by NVIDIA's reference specifications, the eVGA e-GeForce 6800GT 256MB GDDR3 is clocked at 1000MHz while the NVIDIA core is running at 350MHz with its 16 pixel pipelines and 400MHz RAMDACs. Continue on as we experiment with the eVGA 6800GT PCI-E, while comparing it against its younger 6600GT sibling as well as the high-end 7800GTX model; and of course under our arsenal of GNU/Linux graphical benchmarking of not only gaming but also workstation performance..."

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