We overclocked both cards using one of the most popular video card overclocking utilities, PowerStrip. We were able to clock the Abit Siluro Ti4200 all the way up to 315MHz/625MHz core/memory, while the Triplex Millennium Ti4200 wouldn't go any further than 280MHz/580MHz. This is most likely due to the fact that the Hynix memory used on the Abit card is far superior to the Samsung memory used on the Triplex card as far as overclocking headroom is concerned.
For the price-conscious buyer (most of us), the Triplex Millennium Ti4200 retails for around $AUD450 (around $US250), while the Abit Siluro Ti4200 can be purchased for $AUD380 (around $US215). The reason for the Triplex card being so much more expensive is firstly because it features an extra 64MB of memory, and secondly because it comes bundled with two full version games.
Overall, we were quite impressed with both cards and each had their own various strengths and weaknesses. While the Triplex card is both more expensive than Abit's and a poor overclocker, it features an extravagant software bundle, looks great and comes with an extra 64MB of memory that should come in handy in the future as games advance. That said, in current games the performance difference between 64MB and 128MB is negligible and if you are planning on upgrading your graphics card again in the not too distant future, it would be silly to spend the extra money for 128MB of memory.
While you will all have your own opinions on which card best suits your needs, if I was to go out and buy a graphics card tomorrow I wouldn't think twice about purchasing the Abit Siluro Ti4200. This is because it is an excellent overclocker, has a great feature-set, and isn't expensive. Being a hardware reviewer and enthusiast, I also upgrade my system on a regular basis, thus rendering the Triplex Millennium's 128MB of memory useless to me.
The bottom line is, unless you fancy Triplex's software bundle or don't plan on upgrading again for the next 8 months, it would be a waste of money to purchase the Triplex Millennium Ti4200 over the Abit Siluro Ti4200.
Triplex is solely distributed by Oxygen Technology in Australia and New Zealand. Local distributor wanted.
Abit Siluro Ti4200
Extremely low price
Non-existant software bundle
- Rating: 9.5/10
Triplex Millennium Ti4200
Extravagant software bundle
128MB DDR Memory
Lacks DVI-to-VGA converter
Comparatively high price
Extra memory is useless in current games
- Rating: 8.5/10
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- 'Star Trek: Discovery' gets a further delay
- China is working on the fastest supercomputer, ever
- AMD Radeon Pro Duo drops to $799, dual-GPU Fiji goodness
- Switch's 4310mAh battery takes 3 hours to fully recharge
- LG G6 won't explode because it uses a huge heat pipe
- ASRock 2.70 Splash Screen replaces Windows?
- bios update
- How to get larger than 2TB HD to work on GA-P35-DS4 Rev 2.0
- G skill Trident Z 32GB ( 2 x 16GB) DDR4 3000 Cas 15
- Intel 82579v - Code 10 - media disconnected
- NGE and Twitch partner to bring the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals to PAX Arena at PAX South
- Bayview Labs, Seraph Group and MIT Game Lab announce 'Play Labs' VR/AR/AI Playful Tech Accelerator for MIT students and alumni
- NZXT reveals new Puck cable management system
- Synology unveils Surveillance Station 8.0
- BIOSTAR announces Z270 motherboard lineup