By the way, let’s pop into the boxes and see what’s inside: The Gainward has the best overclocking potential it was expected as this company selects components for its Golden Sample series itself. Certainly the card features numerous improvements over its predecessor where the faster operating clock speeds is the most significant one. We can found something like a lab of experts for estimation of quality of an output signal of your cards. But to get more or less objective estimation it’s necessary to collect pleanty of data on different cards, which is impossible. Their heavy marketing efforts aimed towards the enthusiast crowd have paid off.

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That is why 2D quality is not kept track on here.

NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Video Cards Roundup Part 2. March

Besides, in gainwarx cards the BIOS is incompatible with some drivers of v Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. The cooler of the Triplex card is attached to the chip so rigidly that I decided not to take it off because of possible damage.

Nevertheless, Gainward quality, increased and flawlessly operating frequencies can attract much attention to this card. Instead they implemented support for 4xFSAA which we feel is way too demanding for the core. Both MX based cards show identical results in all tests, that is why we spare you from the same bars: It will be comparable with the today’s MXbecause it is to replace the MX Besides, all cards follow the reference design.


This is an “under-MX “, that is why the price must be a match. Certainly the card features numerous improvements over its predecessor where the faster operating clock speeds is the most significant one. In the low resolution the gap between the contestants is greater on the more powerful platform. Pentium 4 Socket based computer: Nowadays Gainward products are seen as high quality offerings with that something extra whether it is faster onboard memory than their competitors or that eye-catching red PCB.

Aquamark was one of the first games using DirectX 8. Inno3D Tornado GeForce4 MX has a good set of accessories and a relatively low price but remember that there are a lot of forged cards, that is why you should check the logo on the cards. But you must have a high-quality monitor and use connection via BNC. Today we are going to take a look at 4 more cards on the GeForce4 MX which are also production models.

Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. But first of all, take a look at the articles of already reviewed cards based on the GeForce4 MX. I just hope it won’t cost an arm and a leg. Backside, no memory modules.

Gainward GeForce4 PowerPack! Pro/600-8X XP graphics card – GF4 MX 440 – 64 MB

Sparkle GeForce4 MX has an interesting design and not a high price. We also would like to mention that both of these cards are available in less exclusive editions for a lower price, but then you have to miss out on the extra accessories and often the “Enhanced Mode”-function or at least the high clock speeds in EM featured on our two test cards.


For the comparative analyses we used the following cards: Write a comment below. The main benchmarks for mx40 review are Aquamark and Return to Castle Wolfenstein. As you already know, all modern cooling devices are real pieces of arts on which the talented designers and artists spend hours.

Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. Another issue with the NV18 core is that it theoretically supports 8x anisotropic filtering but nVidia chose to restrict the core to 2x anisotropic filtering.

Especially it concerns those users who are going to get new cards for their old cases the power of which aginward often low. Even though the Ti was a lot cheaper than the flagship model gainnward Ti, there was still a large gap to fill in the low-end market.

The MXx turned out to be one hell of an overclocker but still it was beaten by the Radeon Pro at default settings.

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: For estimation of 3D quality we used: Return To Castle Wolfenstein v1.