Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - IntroductionIntroductionnVidia has been producing the Ti4200 GPU for over six months now, and it has been one of the best GPU's when it comes to features, performance and overclocking. This GPU was introduced as the low end version of the Geforce 4 Ti line. From here it has grown to one of the most popular for manufacturers, hardcore overclockers, and in hindsight one which nVidia wishes they charged more for. Designed with exactly the same architecture as their high end Ti4600 GPU, the TI4200 just runs at a slower clock rate to the Ti4600, in every other respect, its identical, this is where end users benefit and nVidia suffers. With the right cooling and a larger PCB, the Ti4200 can reach 4600+ speeds, without straining the core. This has prompted some companies to use the Ti4200 GPU on Ti440 and 4600 PCB's to reduce costs and gain more sales. This has reduced the amount of more expensive Ti4400 and 4600 sales dramatically.Albatron, for such a young company has jumped into the overclockers market without any caution, and have in the past pulled over great feats. Designing boards and cards on proven technologies, Albatron has put together the TI4200P Turbo, based on the TI4200 core, with some rather un-usual designs on their hands.
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - SpecificationsSpecifications of the TI4200P Turbo NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 256-bit GPU 128MB 128-bit DDR memory AGP 2X/4X with fast writes and AGP texturing support NVIDIA nFiniteFX II Engine brings unbelievable 3D visual experience never seen New dual programmable Vertex Shaders Advanced programmable Pixel Shaders 4 dual rendering pipelines, 8 texels per clock cycle NVIDIA Lightspeed Memory Architecture II for outstanding 3D performance NVIDIA Accuview Antialiasing enables high resolution antialiasing game play NVIDIA nView empowers the user with maximum flexibility in display options and control Integrated hardware transforms engine and hardware light engine High-quality HDTV and DVD playback Complete OpenGL and DirectX 8.1 support On-board TV- In/Out/DVI-I I/O Interface:- TV- In/Out connector- D-Sub 15-pin VGA connector- DVI-I connector for LCD monitors System Requirements- Intel/AMD/Other Compatible CPUs- One available AGP Slot- 64MB System Memory- CD-Rom Drive Operating Systems- WindowsXP/2000/NT/ME/98Software BundleAquanoxMotocross ManiaWinDVD
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - FeaturesFeatures of the TI4200P TurboPackage and Contents
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - Benchmarks - Test Setup and SyntheticsTest SystemProcessor: Intel Pentium 4 3.06Ghz (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)Memory: 2x 256MB DDR-400 Kingmax DDR SDRAM (Supplied by Kingmax)Motherboard: Gigabyte 8INXP (Supplied by Gigabyte)Hard Disk: Western Digital WD80 (Supplied by Techbuy)Software Used: 3DMark2001SE, Vulpine GLMark, Quake 3, Star Trek Voyager, Jedi Knight II, Max Payne, Aquanox and UT 2003Synthetic Benchmarks3DMark2001SE3DMark2001 SE is the latest instalment in the popular 3DMark series. By combining DirectX 8.1 support with completely new graphics (including the GeForce4), it continues to provide benchmark results that empower you to make informed hardware assessments. Build 330 adds support for video cards that have Vertex Shaders but no Pixel Shaders, such as the SiS Xabre Video card.
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - Benchmarks - OpenGLReal World OpenGL BenchmarksQuake 3Quake III Arena is a real-world OpenGL benchmark that we have been using here at TweakTown for quite a while now because it has proven itself to be one of the best gaming benchmarks around to compare a wide range of different products. Quake III is getting very old, but is still the best way of testing video and PC systems for any instabilities and best performance.
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - Benchmarks - Direct3DReal World Direct3D BenchmarksMax PayneMax Payne is a new generation DirectX 7/8 game. This game is based on Hardware T&L advancements as well as many other features of the Intel Pentium 4 and Athlon XP.
Albatron Ti4200P Turbo - ConclusionConclusionWith companies now putting their best foot forward on the nVidia line, and not afraid to put an overclocking product on the line, Albatron have come up with what I call the best all round GeForce 4 video card to date.Design wise, the card is huge, the same size as a Ti4600, so make sure your motherboard can handle the extra length of the card.Being based on the Ti4200 core reduces the cost quite substantially. While it is somewhat slower in clock speeds to the Ti4600, it features all the exact same architectural features at the Ti4600, just clocked slower, raising the clock speeds to 4600 levels are a simple process, and even further if you have a well ventilated case.The use of high quality memory modules only adds to the splender of the card. Overclocking is made simple with good quality components.We did find the games bundle somewhat disappointing, but it's nice to see the games being cut rather than cutting the quality of the components on the card.- ProsFastest Ti4200 card6 Layer PCB for enhanced Signal Quality2.2ns BGA memoryRamsinks on front and back for ram coolingVideo In and OutSuperb overclocking results- ConsSmall Games BundleLarge PCBRating: 9.5 out of 10 and TweakTown's Editors Choice Award
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