3Digest: October/November 2006:
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (450/1320 MHz)
This GPU is presented by XFX GeForce 7900 GS PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (450/1320 MHz), PCI-E.
- NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS GPU, 450/450/480 MHz clock rate;
- Pixel pipelines: 20
- Vertex pipelines: 7
- Texture processors: 20
- 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 9000 megapixels/sec and 9000 megatexels/sec.
By the end of the month the product costs $220-250, supports DirectX 9.0c.
This new-generation product from NVIDIA supports all innovations including SM 3.0.
1.4ns fetch indicates 700 (1400) MHz clock, but memory operates at 660 (1320) 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 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.
For the kindly provided graphics cards