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OCZ Titan II MX400 SE Review - Titan II MX400 - Page 4

For those on a budget, gaming doesn't have to be slow. The Titan II MX400 SE is one of the newest offerings from OCZ. Come join Mike as he takes a look at what you can do with a mid-level card if you try hard enough.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 4, 2001 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: OCZ

Conclusion

 

After reviewing my first GeForce2MX based card, I can say that it managed to do a lot better than I thought it would. I've been using a GTS based card for well over a year now, and just never thought that any of the Budget cards would be able to handle the stresses of 3D Gaming. I'm happy to say that I'm mistaken in that area. The OCZ Titan II MX card was able to handle gaming quite well, and even when I tested it at 1600 x 1200 resolution at 32-bit color depth, it still managed to chug right along. Not bad for a card that's going in at just under US$90.

 

While I was a bit startled at the amount of artifacts appearing in the 3dMark2001 benchmark, I realized that though the MX chipset is a pretty solid player, it does have its limitationsÂ…and that program managed to max out its ability to function.

 

The cooling was also a nice touch, as was the added converter. Any time that you can fight off heat, you're going to end up a winner in the long run. It's nice to see that a company that deals with overclockers actually uses a bit of common sense and makes a product that has us in mind.

 

Bottom line...If you're in the market for a dependable video card but don't have much money to spend, then take a serious look at this one. It's a good performer, reasonably priced, and comes overclocked right from the store. That's a WIN-WIN-WIN situation if you ask me.

 

- Pros

 

Already overclocked

 

Cheap

 

Active cooling

 

Plenty of TIM applied

 

Fast for an MX card

 

- Cons

 

None

 

Rating - 9/10

 

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