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NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS Raises the Performance Bar for Entry-Level PC Graphics

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  1. malware New Member

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    Today NVIDIA Corporation introduced the NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS graphics processing unit, a new, faster, entry-level GPU. GeForce 7200 GS is designed to offer a low-cost upgrade from integrated graphics solutions and is built for Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. The NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS performs up to 50% faster than the latest integrated graphics solutions in common 3D benchmark tests. The GeForce 7200 GS GPUs provide full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0, Shader Model 3.0, high dynamic-range (HDR) lighting support for advanced 3D realism, and NVIDIA PureVideo technology. Graphics cards equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS GPU are available today from e-tailers and retailers worldwide at aggressive prices under $50 and are being offered in PCs from leading OEMs and system builders.

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  2. ktr

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    50 bucks more and get yourself a 8500gt...
     
  3. Eric_Cartman

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    no thanks, if i want entry level i'll just go get the 6200 on newegg for $40 that unlocks to a 6600
     
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    :wtf:, :roll: 7200GS !?!? :p, :roll:
     
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    lol, it doesn't even needs cooler.
    like Eric_Cartman said, for a few more $ you could get a much better deal
     
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    It would have been a nice accomplishment had this supported DX10. While I do applaud them or making >$50 graphics card, wont be useful except for a normal mundane computer. Surfing Internet, email, web browsing, word processing. Maybe to watch a movie. But that is about all.
     
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    ok, but following that logic, since the 6200 uses the same NV43 core as the 6600, the 7200 may use the same G73 core as the 7600. For $10 more, I know what I would buy

    neither :laugh:
     
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    Yeah, I wonder how this would compare with 7300gs? And is there a reason they are doing this with the 8300gs right around the corner?
     
  9. Eric_Cartman

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    it isn't just about using the same core, the Leadtek 6200 on newegg for $40 unlocks almost 100% of the time(i've bought 10, and all 10 have unlocked), it is like the 9800SE and x800GTO2.

    the 7 series never unlocks, nvidia has learned their lesson.
     
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    ah, well - you never know
     
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    I want one... I want to ghetto redneck a casefan on that video card somehow and see the temps... and then OC
     
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    i want two in sli :p
     
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    It doesn't even look to be sli compatible :D
     
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    the 7100gs was sli compatible, so i assume this will be too

    they just don't use the sli bridge, they are so weak they don't need it
     
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    I mean who on earth will want to SLI 7100GS?
     
  16. Eric_Cartman

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    idiots
     
  17. TonyStark

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    This card overclocks quite well. I've sold my HD2900XT and replaced it with the cheapest card I could find until I get my next high end.

    I've overclocked the core from by 100MHz to to 550MHz. Thats a 22% increase. Will try 600MHz tomorrow.

    Now I'm getting around 25 fps on team fortress 2 @ 640x480 with all settings on low. oooohhhh yeaaahhhh. :D



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    link to unlock?
     
  19. ktr

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    Dont be grave digging, this is a 6month old thread...
     
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    604 / 608 stable. Thats + 33% on the core.
     

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