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Computex 2006 - Day 4 and 5 live coverage from the floor - Galaxy dual 7900GT and 7600GT

Our final coverage article for Computex 2006 is online. We have covered Day 4 and 5 in one and see plenty of companies.

| Trade Shows | Posted: Jun 13, 2006 4:00 am

Galaxy shows "Dual Core" dual 7900GT and 7600GT cards

 

 

One of our last stops for the show was at the Galaxy booth in Hall 1. The Hong Kong based graphics card maker was showing off a bunch of graphics cards but the most exciting by far were their "Dual Core" dual GeForce 7900GT and 7600GT graphics cards.

 

Galaxy aren't entirely sure when the graphics cards will be ready to buy in shops but all we got was, "soon". Unfortunately it looks like SLI is not possible with these cards since there is no SLI bridge adapter on either although with some special driver tweaking you might be able to get the 7600GT firing away in SLI mode.

 

 

 

It was a shame we couldn't see the dual 7900GT in action, which may well suggest the card we saw is a "dummy sample" (meaning it isn't working yet) or they just choose not to demo a system. However, if you've got a high profile product like this on display and it's working properly, wouldn't you want to show it off as much as possible? Maybe they are just still working on drivers as well but we should find out soon enough as we wait for a sample to hit our labs for testing.

 

We aren't sure what type of cooler the dual 7900GT will require but as you can imagine, it will need some beefy type of setup to dissipate all the heat generated by both GPU's.

BFG Technologies GeForce™ 7900 GTX OC™, (512 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

 

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