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Or is RivaTuner still the best choice to tweak the drivers? Fri Apr 07, The cards that led in the first test were still leading in the last. I had somewhat similar issues albeit with an ancient MSI MX SE and I had to do a clean install of Windows to make sure that nothing was left from the previous drivers before successfully installing the latest nVidia Drivers. Jun 5, Posts: The thing I’m trying to fix is this: For most people however I recommend either 3, 2 or 1 at the lowest as setting a value of 0 can disable the performance benefits of dual core CPUs for example.

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For instance, videocards are shipping with bigger and bolder heatsinks that only a few years ago seemed unimaginable. When it comes to processors, motherboards, memory or hard drives, each technology moves in small evolutionary steps.

Jul 5, Posts: Sep 2, Posts: Sat Apr 08, 6: All of our GT cards gave more or less equivalent performance, making it hard to choose between them. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Both represent excellent value. I figured out the problem, my MOBO drivers were old and incompatible. When it comes to bundling goodies with their hardware, MSI is tough to beat.


If you have an older card, esp. Now, heatpipes, and dual slot coolers are commonplace.

MSI NX6600GT GeForce 6600 GT (AGP 8x, 128MB)

Privacy policy and Terms of Use. The Albatron card’s slightly noisy fan stood out in this almost silent lineup. So I ask you this: For mainstream cards, this seems to be the best current value.

The Gigabyte GV-3D1 videocard was the unquestioned performance leader in this roundup, but things get a little confused when it comes to the overall value the card provides. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

MSI NXGT GeForce GT (AGP 8x, MB) Overview – CNET

Anywhooo, I did have problems with nvidia drivers on an older card. The coolbit is just a registry tweak to display additional options in the nVidia panel, so I guess its not a bad idea for anyone to install it. But then you lose a crap load of performance. Thanks for the advice I’ll keep them in mind for my next driver war. It’s an unusual card, and it might not sell too many units because of the limited range of boards it can be fully used with, but nothing touches it when it comes to performance, whether in single or SLI mode.


Aug 14, Posts: Click “Apply” then “OK” to exit the settings page. Thu Apr 06, 9: Privacy policy and Terms of Use.

Change “Max Frames to render ahead” from 3 to 0. I don’t think this’ll work because I won’t have the latest drivers, and I don’t see the Max Frames to render ahead in my video settings.

Thu Apr 06, We couldn’t help noticing all of these cards’ higher prices and lack of SLI though. I have an MSI gt card. Experiment by setting this value to 2 first, and then if necessary try an extreme value like 0.

mdi The thing I’m trying to fix is this: We were impressed with the performance, overclockability and SLI-capabilities of all the GT cards in this roundup. Beginners Guides Cases and Access.