For our first PCI Express graphics cards here at TweakTown, we were hoping for some slightly more powerful chipsets like the 5900 Ultra or 5950 Ultra would be used to supplement the PCI Express market in its very beginning stages. Unfortunately all that is making its way into the PCI Express market from nVidia at the moment are 5900XT and 5700 cores.
Companies like Gigabyte, ASUS and ABIT can simply modify their cards to use the higher powered chips available with the HSI bridge. However, we haven't seen or heard of any products of this kind. From what we've heard from talking with companies, most manufacturers will probably hold back on mainstream level production of PCI Express graphics cards until the market demands a higher quantity than is currently required.
The main hope for PCI Express is the NV45 and the ATI X series on the PCI Express to bring high quality and power to the PCI-E bus - something which will pass what AGP could deliver with its now limited bandwidth and start to put some pressure on the monster PCI Express bus with more life-like realism in upcoming games.
In all, the PCX5900 and PCX5750 will make great mid-range cards, as they can overclock, and are based on two very good GPU's that have matured quite well.
- Lastly we would like to thank Gigabyte for supplying us their PCX5900 and Albatron for supplying us their 5750. Without these two great companies, this review wouldn't have taken place.
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