Tuesday, May 27th 2008

Walton Chaintech Intros Limited GeForce 9600GT and APOGEE GT DDR2-1066 Gaming Bundle

Walton Chaintech, the world’s renowned memory module and graphics card manufacturer, will proudly display its latest products at 2008 Taipei Computex. Walton Chaintech is about to showcase excellent product portfolio including APOGEE overclocking memory modules and CHAINTECH gaming graphics cards embraced by the theme of Gaming with Passion at TWTC Nangang Hall Stand J306 in the first floor. During the show, overclocking live demonstration, magic show, jazz dances and limited cocktails will be available at Walton Chaintech’s stand.


In Computex, Walton Chaintech Corporation will present the new Limited Gaming Edition in deluxe gift package, featuring CHAINTECH GeForce 9600GT 512MB O/C version and APOGEE GT DDR2 1066 4GB kit that can easily optimize the PC performance. This exceptional combination of CHAINTECH gaming graphics card and APOGEE DDR2 1066 4GB memory modules have been strictly tested in multiple PC platforms to ensure higher reliability and greater system performance for gamers and enthusiast users. Only limited numbers of this special gaming edition in deluxe packages will be available to the global market.

CHAINTECH GSE96GT 512MB Overclocking version is considered an evolution version of 9600GT, with advancing itself from 650MHz core clock to 735MHz by running on a 256-bit bus. The full-throttle memory solution GDDR3 512MB which CHAINTECH 9600GT 512MB OC Edition adopts now enables the card to run up to 1900MHz. Partner up with the card in this deluxe package, APOGEE DDR2 1066 4GB kit can be installed to the PC perfectly to achieve high speed with the dual modules of 2GB’s large capacity. This combination allows users to conduct any 3D gaming, video or photo editing or any other visual information processing needs more efficiently.

In the upcoming Taipei Computex, Walton Chaintech will exhibit not only this Limited Gaming Edition but also a complete range of memory products including the APOGEE GT DDR2 1200 memory modules in 4GB kit and Flash SATA SSD in 32GB and 64GB. Additionally, just certified by Taiwan Patent Office, Walton Chaintech’s APOGEE GT Blazer series DDR3 2000 memory modules with Cool-it-Smart heatsink design had also participated the Best Choice Award of 2008 Taipei Computex. This innovative memory product has received high recognition from the judges for its unique product design for power users who desire to maximize the performance of their systems with impressively improved cooling efficiency.

Walton Chaintech has been dedicated itself to building premium quality Graphics Card and Memory Module products for pursuing brand excellence, compatibility and reliability. Carrying on successful business cooperation from past and embracing new perspectives for future, Walton Chaintech sincerely invites you to stop by our booth in Computex TWTC Nangang and experience our theme of Gaming with Passion.Source: Walton Chaintech
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11 Comments on Walton Chaintech Intros Limited GeForce 9600GT and APOGEE GT DDR2-1066 Gaming Bundle

#1
btarunr
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Weird deal. I honestly didn't know Chaintech made memory :o so much for it's 'World Renound' status.

Would be nice for under $300.
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#2
Beertintedgoggles
Strange they're using the same name as Swiftech's Apogee GT CPU water block for the memory.
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#3
INSTG8R
I think its a smart bundle for users looking to upgrade a slightly older XP(meaning PCI-E/Dual Core) and making a jump to Vista. I think its very smart marketing if the price is right
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#4
ShadowFold
I hope we start seeing some of these kind of deals from PNY or other card makers that make ram. Maybe GPU and mobo deals from ASUS?
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Haytch
by: INSTG8R
I think its a smart bundle for users looking to upgrade a slightly older XP(meaning PCI-E/Dual Core) and making a jump to Vista. I think its very smart marketing if the price is right
HAHA, This bundle would be better off in an XP based system.
4Gb ram seems to be a minimum requirement for Vista.
Being only a 9600GT i already expect poor frame rates in 95% of the available games ( poor frame rate to me is anything under 100 ), so its safe to assume that DX10 stuff will be unbareable.

Great package thou, and very wise to bundle gfx cards with ram seeing as sometimes there are incompatibility issues with vendors. I remember MSI did something simular a while ago, but i dont recall if it was with their gfx cards or their motherboards.
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#7
rangerone766
by: Haytch
HAHA, This bundle would be better off in an XP based system.
4Gb ram seems to be a minimum requirement for Vista.
Being only a 9600GT i already expect poor frame rates in 95% of the available games ( poor frame rate to me is anything under 100 ), so its safe to assume that DX10 stuff will be unbareable.

Great package thou, and very wise to bundle gfx cards with ram seeing as sometimes there are incompatibility issues with vendors. I remember MSI did something simular a while ago, but i dont recall if it was with their gfx cards or their motherboards.
dont underestimate a 9600gt, mine comes very near to the same performance as my 8800gt.

also is it me or does the ram look suspiciously like axeram 1200's?
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#8
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: Haytch
HAHA, This bundle would be better off in an XP based system.
4Gb ram seems to be a minimum requirement for Vista.
Being only a 9600GT i already expect poor frame rates in 95% of the available games ( poor frame rate to me is anything under 100 ), so its safe to assume that DX10 stuff will be unbareable.

Great package thou, and very wise to bundle gfx cards with ram seeing as sometimes there are incompatibility issues with vendors. I remember MSI did something simular a while ago, but i dont recall if it was with their gfx cards or their motherboards.
how is anything under 100FPS a poor framerate your eyes cant tell above 60FPS? so hmm doesn't sound like an issue to me
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#9
Haytch
I had an 8800GT and wasnt happy with its performance.

Im one of those people that gets the taste for something better and simply cant revert to something i once had. IM GREEDY!

cdawall, i have several systems here at home, many more at work and have no trouble at all telling the difference in framerate. Personally 60 frames a second reminds me of TV.
They actually say the average human see's between 30 to 50 frames a second with the naked eye ( Dont quote me, i have no idea where i heard that from ). But they also say that with practice and lots of effort under the right conditions and circumstances, one is able to achieve vision beyond the 500 frames a second ( Dont quote me on that either, but i think i saw that in an airforce training documentry ).

Either way, i dont think im limited to 30frames a second because it looks choppy to me. Then again, 60 frames looks twice as good and half as choppy, still choppy thou. 100 frames would be my limit.

I suppose im being too hard, after all, its not a gaming pc, its a more like a console.
Consoles games look choppy.
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Rebo&Zooty
by: cdawall
how is anything under 100FPS a poor framerate your eyes cant tell above 60FPS? so hmm doesn't sound like an issue to me
http://www.100fps.com/how_many_frames_can_humans_see.htm

wrong, thats not really how the human eye works.

when i drops below a certen level you will notice the stutter, but it depends on game type, fast moving action like shooters below a certer fps level people "jump" frame to frame.

read that, it explains it very well, there was a better one but it was murged with the one i linked.
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#11
Rebo&Zooty
oh forgot, screw walton chaintech, b4 walton bought chaintech out it was a good company, treated people right and listened to user imput, after word they lied to us customers as well as staff, then they fired them, it was a big load of crap that drove alot of us ex-chaintech motherboard enthusists to avoid the company all togather, a company that treats people the way they do should NOT GET ANY BUISNESS AT ALL.

screw them.........

oh and chaintech has used the apogee name for years, check back in the socket7/socketA days they had apogee boards way back then.
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