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Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X Review

Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Considering the number of times I've heard it, AGP 8X is certainly the new catch phrase when it comes to motherboards and videocards these days.
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External Mfg. Website: Prolink Oct 16 2002   Colin Sun  
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The final word

Even though the Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X is a DirectX 7 part it's still pretty damn fast, at least that's what the benchmarks seem to point towards.

Still, if you're contemplating purchasing a new videocard, I would have to suggest that you stay away from older generation cards which are not at least DirectX 8 compliant. There are just too many games coming out that take advantage of vertex and pixel shaders which is something all GeForce4 MX's don't have.

With a street price of just under $200 CDN ($145 US) the Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X is moderately priced, but it does come with a ton of features; including DVI, VIVO capabilities and a decent software bundle.

Factory overclocked at 300MHz/550MHz means the Prolink GeForce4 MX440-8X will probably be the fastest stock MX440-8X out there, and it was good to see that there was still a lot of head room - with the card maxing out at 387MHz/613MHz. Not bad indeed!

Overall, the Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X is a good videocard. If we reviewed it maybe six months ago it would have won an award. Unfortunately though, if you're going to be purchasing a new videocard now, you really should get something that is DirectX 8 compliant so you have a videocard that's a bit more future proof. That is, if you can afford the extra investment.

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Contents of Article: Prolink PixelView MX440-8X
 Pg 1.  Prolink PixelView GeForce4 MX440-8X Review
 Pg 2.  GeForce4 MX440-8X (NV18) Tech
 Pg 3.  Benchmarks: System specs and 3DMark2001
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: AquaMark 2.3
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: Comanche 4
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: QIII Arena
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: UT2003
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001 AA
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: QIII Arena AA
 Pg 10.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, QIII Arena AA & AF
 Pg 11.  — The final word

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