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Palit GeForce GTS 250 2GB Graphics Card (Page 1)

Palit has decided to strap 2GB of memory onto the new GTS 250 to make it stand out from the pack. We see what exactly this does for the model today.
By Shawn Baker from Mar 8, 2009 @ 23:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Palit

Palit GeForce GTS 250 2GB Graphics Card


We recently saw Palit announce that they would be offering the GTS 250 in three forms, 512MB, 1GB and the model we have here today, 2GB. I have to say, this amount of memory sounds quite excessive for a graphics card that barely makes it into the higher end spectrum of the market.

As games become more intensive there is no doubt that more memory is going to be handy. The problem is that the gains are best seen at the highest resolution. While this doesn't sound like a bad thing, the problem you have is that instead of getting a minimum 20 FPS, you might end up with a minimum of 22 FPS.

What this ultimately means is that while we do see an increase in performance, it doesn't make a difference to your overall gaming experience as the minimum is still too low. Today we want to find out exactly what this extra memory is doing for the new GTS 250, but before we do that we need to have a closer look at the package that Palit has put together along with a peek at what exactly Palit has done with the card itself.

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