Actually, people aren't buying the first Gen cards simply because of all the compatability problems. Thats why I did it...I have KT7 and wasn't about to **** around with those cards. Those cards consumed a lot of power, caused a lot of problems( with chipsets), and put off too much heat. Hell, even BX owners wree complaining. So is the MX a waste of money? I think not..they are some of the best budget buys for video cards. I would assume that any dummy can read a benchmark, but it takes a smart guy to figure out why Nvidia dropped the Geforce from its product line
This is an MX and on MDK2 it is much faster than the GeFarce. Wasn't MDK2 a game that came out after Q3? Newer technology=better results. Stop trying to twist the facts as only a true Democrat, like yourself, will.
I had a Geforce 1, but would never buy another, I'm sure the GPU glowed
and it was a power hungry card, It was an initial Creative DDR card and the drivers were very poor as well at that time. .18 micron is how the GPU should have been in first revision IMO.
Mx is my standard system build card now. (was V3 2K)
Announcement to all
Also I'm going to remind people here this is a DISCUSSION forum about Video cards and Displays. Please all read the AUP as I will just start deleting topics without any warning if the general Bitching in threads like this doesn't stop. It is not something I want to do so please don't force my hand
Bitching??? Please dont start sheeet where there isnt any.
If anyones needs deleting its yours,and why is that,Because while "Bitching" can be used on TV nowadays,its NOT appropriate.
Think of it this way when you start to post a messege,Is this messege perfectly ok for a 8-10 year old.Thats what I do,otherwise you will have a 8-10 year old come in here read a little(geek out a little) and say to himself,"Bitching" is a cool word,and there it goes,its the small words that get them started,before long hes saying the worst word of them all.
All because he read your postBladeRunner
[This message has been edited by Deanril (edited 12-18-2000).]
Deanril is right. At the "eye candy" resolutions, the DDR spanks the MX. I don't know why anybody pays any attention to those 640x480 16-bit color benchmarks anyway. Today's gamers are running at least 1024x768 on 17" or larger monitors. And, once you've got a DDR, you'll go with 32-bit color and never go back.
I've been running a 3D Prophet DDR-DVI since May it runs any game at 1024x786 in 32-bit color flawlessly. I figure I'll get another year out of it before my next upgrade. Most of the problems with GeForce DDRs where on older Athlon and Socket 7 motherboards. If you've got one of them, a GeForce2 MX or GTS is probably a better idea. But you can't beat a GeForce DDR for $97 in a price/performance evaluation.
I first used my Creative Labs GeForce DDR on my K63 system,this was on a P5ab and I overclocked the gpu by 25%,whenI first bought it,it would crash in Q3 ,but after about a month,that was it.I also overclocked the Gpu by 33%,one would think this would make so much heat and draw so much power,nope worked flawlessly overclocked in a SS7 board,and works flawlessly in my current KT7-Raid board.
And has worked Flawlessly in all of these boards,off the top of my head.
msi k7t pro
tyan trinity 400
everyboard Iv tried,it works,no compatability problems from my observations,except for like a year ago.
One thing you must look at though is that it generates a lot of heat and uses a lot more power. Some people just want something simple to throw in the case. Of coarse the GeForce2 GTS is about $80 more. This price drop for the GeForce1 is probably a sign the NV20 is coming. The GeForce1 line will likely drop from the face of the planet and the GeForce2 will slide down a notch, leaving room for the GeForce3 GTS. Next fall the GeForce2 GTS will likely be replaced with a GeForce3 MX and the TNT2 Vanta will be replaced with the GeForce2 MX.
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Originally posted by Deanril: Um...........I have used a Maxx first hand,about a month ago have you??? No,you havent,so do even make some shit up.
I played UT,Quakes3 SOF,MCM2 and TRIBES,and a few other,all very smooth and fast.
On your morality values the above is an acceptable word then? I'm not going to argue with you.
I enjoy these forums discussions, but not the bickering, it has slipped in generally recently, so once again I ask "Please" if people will be nice to each other and discuss not fight. I prefer to be seen as member than a moderator
And here are the MX-6 benches that smoke the GF DDR............
Cel 450 a
These are YOUR benches MX-6 ,Um from what I gather 1 out of 6 on a cel 450a beats the GF DDR,the rest dont to include p3 600,p3 933 so what your point here??? That the GF DDR is faster?? Well thats what Im pointing out here,thanx for the help
umm, are you trying to justify your purchase...I'm sorry, but just because you've had success doesn't mean the rest of the world has. I know I did...along with many of my friends. In fact, you could go to just about every Computer Forum online, look up previous posts, and see just what I'm talking about. People don't buy those things because of fear...only a fool would buy those things when you could get an MX and KNOW that its going to work on your system...
furthermore, nobody needs your attitude on this forum...you seem to attack everyone with a differing opinion. I suggest you stop reeling in information based on what only YOU know and start looking into what others are thinking. If I only read benchmarks too, as I'm sure you do, then I guess I might have bought a Geforce...