3Digest: March 2006
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (450/1320 MHz)
This GPU is presented by the reference card NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (450/1320 MHz), PCI-E.
- NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT GPU, 450/450/480 MHz clock rate;
- Pixel processors: 24
- Vertex processors: 8
- Texture processors: 24
- ROPs: 16
- 256MB DDR3 SGRAM in 8 Samsung BGA chips. 660 (1320) MHz max. clock rate.
- 256-bit bus;
- Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode without optimizations is 10800 megapixels/sec and 10800 megatexels/sec.
By the end of the month the product costs $420-450, supports DirectX 9.0c.
This almost top accelerator from NVIDIA supports all modern technologies, including Shaders 3.0. PCI-Express 16x interface.
1.4ns fetch time indicates 700 (1400) MHz clock, but memory operates at 660 (1320) MHz.
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On March 15, 2006 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 84.21 WHQL for Windows XP.