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GIGABYTE GeForce GTS 250 1GB Graphics Card (Page 18)

Shawn Baker | Mar 18, 2009 at 11:00 pm CDT - 1 min, 7 secs time to read this page
Rating: 94%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Final Thoughts

Up until our last few tests there wasn't anything too exciting about the card. Sure, the card performed like we thought it would in the numbers game, but upon looking at the temperature of the card along with the power usage, it was simply amazing to see just how well the card performed compared to the others here.

It's good to see that GIGABYTE is using the same technology that's been implemented into their award winning motherboards. While at first I thought this was going to be more gimmicky than anything else, once we really got down to the testing side of things we can see that there's some real advantages to the UDV technology that GIGABYTE has implemented.

At 154.99 U.S. Dollars from Newegg, the GIGABYTE version of the GTS 250 is one of the more expensive ones available. For around $20 less you could get something that's clocked higher and is going to perform faster overall, but honestly what we see here from GIGABYTE makes this an excellent buy.

While the package might be a bit on the light side, with good connectivity, excellent cooling and just an excellent set of features packed onto this version of the GTS 250, we highly recommend it to anyone looking at a graphics card under $150 who is able to play most games at resolutions of up to 1920 x 1200.

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Shawn takes care of all of our video card reviews. From 2009, Shawn is also taking care of our memory reviews, and from May 2011, Shawn also takes care of our CPU, chipset and motherboard reviews. As of December 2011, Shawn is based out of Taipei, Taiwan.

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