Shipping was very reasonable and it arrived just as described and in tack with no problems or unsceen situations. The improvement over my previous video card, which was a Nvidia GT was impressive. Customize The Tech Report Now, the reasons for this hack job on the G70 GPU could be several. At first I removed the top cover of heat sink to inspect and clean it from dust if any.

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Sometimes, a portion of a chip just doesn’t come out working properly, but the GPU can still be used in a partial configuration like this one. So those of you who felt left out. On the other side, it does only have 16 pixel pipelines and a rather slowed down core frequency but hey My old PC set up unable to see alot of the small special gefoorce that the game had to offer. This is simple enough to fix by cutting fan speed while working in 2d, and having it jump fan speed and clock rates while gaming.

BFG Tech’s GeForce 7800 GS OC AGP graphics card

However, BFG is out of business, so paying for servicing 7080 worth it. Dell returns to the stock market after six years. This card is an excellent upgrade for your old AGP system. This card, GS is the last of the breed.

NVIDIA GeForce GS AGP Specs | TechPowerUp GPU Database

I love the look of it. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Does this G70 “lite” still have what it takes to dominate the AGP graphics upgrade market? The suport from the manufacturer was also a pleasing situation that was easy to deal with and complete with out any difficulties. Linux open source driver supports x, but it does tot support hardware acceleration, and besides some of my software requires and relies on NVIDIA Open GL libraries.


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Why do I need it? However, newer high end AGP cards exist. See details for description of any imperfections. Well known for glitches and returns for servicing until BFG closed down. Sounds like an incoming WWII bomber.

Show More Show Gefprce. I can vouch for great difficulty in the process of booting up a pre-owned GS in an even older Dell circa In fact, the X XT was just a tweak of the X series intended to help bring wider product availability among high-end cards.

GeForce GS MB (AGP) – Page 1

I actually had to turn down alot of the video options to get my PC to behave with the old GT card. Whatever the situation, there are plenty of people out there looking to extend the life of AGP systems in one way or another. Most relevant reviews See all 12 reviews. Flashing the card’s bios is at risk of creating a ayp. Other times, chipmakers deactivate portions of a chip purely for product segmentation reasons.


The price was a added gerorce to the auction. I did expect a series 7 model AGP card on the market soon though as I wrote in the conclusion of that article.

More recent ones –series, and the latest ge I guess, most gamers who use bit operating system Windows XP do not have to go 780 all this — after all there is no such thing like “memory hole” and MPRR mapping ; Then driver I ended up using not the latest, and even not one-before- the-latest, but actually a series NVIDIA driver.

Chaos Theory Performance Final Words. Two of the GPU’s eight vertex shaders have been lobotomized, leaving a total of six.

Let’s get familiar with that we are talking about today and that would be the beefy GeForce GS; a very nice product in terms of bang for your bucks in the lower segment of the high-end graphics gaming arena, and all that for an AGP platform. I bought this card because I needed a fairly powerful card to extend the life of some of my AGP systems.

Yet neither company has seen fit to introduce a fast new AGP card, somehow figuring that the upgrade market would prefer PCI Gefrce so overwhelmingly it didn’t matter.