Yep...the White Paper section of the write-up. While I can sympathize with those who don't really care much about the internal workings of the board, it is important that we have a solid idea as to the overall capabilities of the card. So here's what this baby is all about:
Graphics Engine: nVidia GeForce4 MX440 GPU
GPU Clock: 275MHz
Memory: 64MB DDR (6.4GB/sec Bandwidth)
Memory Speed: 400MHz (200MHz DDR)
Fill Rate: 1.1 Billion texels/sec
Triangle/sec: 34 Million
Maximum Resolution: 2048x1536 (16-bit color @ 75Hz)
Bus Standard: AGP 2x/4x
- nView Display Technology
- Lightspeed Memory Architecture II
- Advanced AccuView Antialiasing
- Video Processing Engine
The GeForce4 MX line of video boards are a design that is aiming at the budget conscious among us. I found it to be a board of compromises, so you'll have to decide whether or not it fits within your personal requirements for a performance board.
While testing this board, I was rather concerned when I discovered that it had no hardware support for DirectX 8. While this isn't a huge issue right now, there are some games getting ready to hit the streets that will require this feature to get the best performance in the game (can you say Doom III?). It also doesn't support per-pixel shading either, so again, some of the newer games getting ready to come to market won't play at their best on this board.
It did, however, manage to have a much cleaner graphics output than any video card that I've seen. The lines were crisper, and the flow of the content was always consistently smooth. It also did very well with high-polygon scenes.
So there are strong points to this board as well as a couple of weaknesses, but with an entry fee that is pretty affordable for a brand new technology (approx. US$130), we'll see if it is a fair trade-off towards the end of the review.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- Spider-Man developers thought the story wasn't funny enough
- Warner Bros. release teaser for Pokemon: Detective Pikachu
- China sprouts the first life ever made on the Moons surface
- Zelda: Link's Awakening Switch & GameBoy comparison video
- Apex Legends mods have banned over 16,000 cheaters so far
- Supermicro C9Z390-CG-IW (Intel Z390) Motherboard Review
- Z77X-UD5H Bios Issue When Setting CPU Multiplier Above 44
- Resident Evil 2 Remake Review: Fright Night
- HELP !!!! ASROCK Z77 PRO3 "NON-K OC MENU" disappeared :-(
- GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync DDR4-3200 16GB Memory Kit Review
- BundleFest is coming - Get ready for the biggest bundle event of the year
- Team NINJA Announces DEAD OR ALIVE 6 Deluxe Demo, World Championship, and SNK Collaboration
- Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. Launches Jump Force; The Ultimate Manga Crossover Extravaganza
- The Escape Room Puzzle Game Themed On The Seven Deadly Sins Will Hit Steam On Feb 28th
- [01Studio] Indie MMORPG - Citywars Savage