3Digest: October/November 2006:
NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT 256MB GDDR3 (500/1400 MHz)
This GPU is presented by Galaxy GeForce 7300GT 256MB GDDR3 (500/1400 MHz) PCI-Express.
- NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT GPU, 500 MHz clock rate;
- Pixel pipelines: 8
- Vertex pipelines: 4
- Texture processors: 8
- ROPs: 4
- 256MB GDDR3 in BGA chips; 700 (1400) MHz clock rate.
- 128-bit bus;
- Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode without optimizations is 4000 megapixels/sec and 4000 megatexels/sec.
By the end of the month the product costs about $100-120, supports DirectX 9.0c (SM3.0).
A low-end graphics card (for the ~$100 segment).
The card is rather successful and easily outperforms rivals in terms of performance and features.
You can read more on GeForce 7 Series in our reviews: Theoretical and analytical graphics card reviews containing functional analysis of NVIDIA GPUs
On November 15, 2006 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 96.89 beta (for 8800 series), 96.94 beta (for 8800 series), 97.02 beta (for 8800 series), 93.71 WHQL for Windows XP.