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Leadtek Winfast Titanium 500 TD Review - Leadtek Ti500 - Page 3

For those who are looking for cutting edge performance in their graphics card, Leadtek offers up a possible solution. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Leadtek Winfast GeForce3 Ti500 Video Card. Can its performance match its price tag? It's time to find out!

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 30, 2001 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Leadtek

Features

 

The Card Itself

 

 

The Winfast GeForce3 Ti500 card that I received for review is pretty remarkable in design. This isn't too surprising, though, since Leadtek is known for their unusual designs; especially in the cooling area.

 

Cooling the Beast

 

 

The card comes with a large silver color heatsink/fan scheme as past cards have, however, this one is even larger. YES, Leadtek has gone all out in cooling this card. The heatsink itself has a groove that slots onto the top edge of the card to distribute the weight of the HSF thoughout the entire card and not just on the locking pins. Again, like its GF2 Ultra's and standard GF3's, the Leadktek heatsink/fan covers both the GPU and ramsinks. This provides maximum cooling for both components.

 

TV and DVI Features

 

 

 

The two pictures above show the TV and DVI ports along with the TV encoder chip. Using the Conexant TV encoder chip, the Winfast Ti500 can support TV out up to resolutions of 1024x768 in both PAL and NTSC formats, good for US and European TV's. Along with TV out is the DVI port. This is used for Dual Monitors or connecting a brand new LCD or TFT digital monitor; another one of life's great PC components.

 

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