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Albatron PC6600LEQ Videocard Review

Albatron PC6600LEQ Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The 6600LEQ uses the same NV43 core along with TSOP-II 400 MHz DDR memory which dramatically cuts down costs.
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External Mfg. Website: Albatron Oct 17 2005   Colin Sun  
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Benchmarks: Doom 3

Doom 3

Source: id Software

Doom 3 is the most advanced OpenGL game to date. It takes advantage of the latest videocard technology and pushes the processing power of the CPU to its absolute limits. At its highest setting, Ultra quality, texture sizes pass the 500MB mark which means even tomorrow's videocards will have a hard time running everything. The frame rates in the game itself are locked at 60 fps so anything above that point is wasted. Each test is run three times and with the third run being recorded.

Doom3
LQ 640x480 Points Ranking
MSI RX850XT-TD256E 116.2
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 113.8
ATi Radeon X800 XL 124.3
PowerColor X700 Pro 103.1
PowerColor Bravo X700 90.6
GeForce 7800 GTX (SLI) 124.1
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 122.1
Albatron GeForce 7800 GTX 125.7
Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B 125.8
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 124.1
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 126.1
MSI NX6800-TD128E 124.8
MSI NX6800-TD128E (6800 SLI) 124.8
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 114.6
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 109
Albatron Trinity PC6600 97.6
MSI NX6200TC-TD32E 51.5
Albatron PC6600LEQ 77.3
Albatron PC6600LEQ (437/507) 99.4
LQ 1024x768 Points Ranking
MSI RX850XT-TD256E 108.4
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 105.4
ATi Radeon X800 XL 99.9
PowerColor X700 Pro 57.2
PowerColor Bravo X700 44.1
GeForce 7800 GTX (SLI) 124
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 121.9
Albatron GeForce 7800 GTX 125.2
Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B 124.3
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 122.7
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 110.6
MSI NX6800-TD128E 92.2
MSI NX6800-TD128E (6800 SLI) 121
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 90.8
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 107.3
Albatron Trinity PC6600 55.7
MSI NX6200TC-TD32E 24.2
Albatron PC6600LEQ 39.7
Albatron PC6600LEQ (437/507) 54
HQ 1024x768 Points Ranking
MSI RX850XT-TD256E 106.2
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 102.8
ATi Radeon X800 XL 97
PowerColor X700 Pro 54.3
PowerColor Bravo X700 41.8
GeForce 7800 GTX (SLI) 124
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 121.9
Albatron GeForce 7800 GTX 123.9
Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B 124.5
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 123.5
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 107.1
MSI NX6800-TD128E 87.8
MSI NX6800-TD128E (6800 SLI) 119.4
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 87.9
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 106.4
Albatron Trinity PC6600 52.5
MSI NX6200TC-TD32E 23.2
Albatron PC6600LEQ 37.6
Albatron PC6600LEQ (437/507) 51.1
HQ1600x1200 Points Ranking
MSI RX850XT-TD256E 60.5
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 58.4
ATi Radeon X800 XL 50.1
PowerColor X700 Pro 24.7
PowerColor Bravo X700 18.8
GeForce 7800 GTX (SLI) 120.8
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 117.6
Albatron GeForce 7800 GTX 97.1
Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B 96.7
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 97.6
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 66.9
MSI NX6800-TD128E 46.3
MSI NX6800-TD128E (6800 SLI) 70.6
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 45.9
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 74.4
Albatron Trinity PC6600 26
MSI NX6200TC-TD32E 9.6
Albatron PC6600LEQ 18
Albatron PC6600LEQ (437/507) 24.9

At lower resolutions, Doom 3 is perfectly playable. Obviously, the Albatron PC6600LEQ is designed for the casual gamer.

Budget gaming at its best?

Today's gamers expect their eye candy, DirectX 9.0C features, and good frame rates from a mainstream videocard. Between the GeForce 6200 and Geforce 6600 there used to be a large gap in performance (and price), but that issue has been remedied with the introduction of the nVidia GeForce 6600LE GPU. The new 6600LE GPU cards are faster than the Geforce 6200 (sometimes by quite a bit) but are still near the very affordable $100 US price point.

With a retail price of $112 CDN ($95 US), the Albatron PC6600LEQ is the perfect videocard for the casual gamer. The card is backed up by 256MB of 400 MHz DDR memory and features dual monitor support as well as TV-Output. Best of all, if you are allergic to noise, the Albatron PC6600LEQ is fanless. Despite the card's "budget" appearence, its 400 MHz RAMDAC means the Albatron PC6600LEQ can be used with the largest CRT/LCD monitors out there thanks to its 2048x1536 @ 85 Hz resolution support.

The videocard itself is nothing special to look at, but its performance is pretty decent considering the price. In virtually all the benchmarks we ran, the Albatron PC6600LEQ scored higher than a GeForce 6200TC based videocard (like it should) and slightly behind that of a standard GeForce 6600. When you factor in overclocking, the Albatron PC6600LEQ did even better and routinely performed at the same point as a stock GeForce 6600 videocard.

If you are a casual gamer and are in the market for an affordable but decent performing videocard, the Albatron PC6600LEQ is definitely worth consideration.

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Contents of Article: Albatron PC6600LEQ
 Pg 1.  Albatron PC6600LEQ Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, 3DMark05
 Pg 3.  Benchmarks: CodeCreatures
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: Gun Metal 2
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: X2: The Threat
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: UT2003
 Pg 7.  — Benchmarks: Doom 3

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