3Digest: September 2005
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (450/1100 MHz)
This GPU is presented by Gainward GeForce 7800 GT GS, 256MB, PCI-E.
- NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT GPU (20 pixel pipelines), 450MHz core clock;
- 256MB DDR3 SDRAM in 8 Infineon BGA chips.
- 256-bit bus;
- Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode without optimizations is 9000 megapixels/sec and 9000 megatexels/sec.
By the end of the month costs $480, supports DirectX 9.0c.
This is one of the fastest graphics accelerators today. Supports all modern technologies, including Shaders 3.0. PCI-Express x16, 256MB GDDR3 SDRAM in 8 Infineon chips.
2.0ns fetch indicate 500 (1000) MHz clock, but the memory operates at 550 (1100) MHz.
You can read more on GeForce 7 Series in our reviews: Theoretical and analytical graphics card reviews containing functional analysis of NVIDIA GPUs
On September 10, 2005 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 78.02 WHQL, 81.82, 81.84 for Windows XP.