Originally Posted by Mussels
just because i can, i shall list reasons why a 7600 could be considered flawed in the three most common uses for a video card.
*Media decoding/playback: cant decode HD media, so any modern CPU makes that feature useless ( a 1GHz P3 can play a DVD movie in software without a hint of lag, in pure software)
*Gaming/CAD/3D work: very low end by todays standards, almost not worth it.
*Office work: onboard uses less power and generates less heat/noise
You can find a flaw with it in every configuration!
Of course i'm messing around here. i am not being serious, just pointing out that for the uses many people have today (HD media and gaming being the top two that use a graphics card) the 7600GT is quite poor. but who cares, if it wasnt good enough for you, you'd already have upgraded it!
Card was bought 2 years ago and still give all the performance that I care for in Oblivion and Battlefield2.
The CPU and RAM, on the other hand, are another story. The new ones are in the mail.
I agree, though. It is an underperforming card.