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Asus EN8800GT TOP Geforce 8800GT 512MB Videocard Review

Asus EN8800GT TOP Geforce 8800GT 512MB Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The Asus EN8800GT TOP videocard is tweaked to 700 MHz core and 1000 MHz memory, up from the default 600 MHz core / 900 MHz memory settings.
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External Mfg. Website: ASUS Jan 03 2008   Colin Sun  
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PCSTATS Maximum Videocard Overclocking Chart & Conclusions

Overclocking is alive and well! PCSTATS has all the details you need to see at a glance to know how the various videocards tested perform relative to each other. The chart we've compiled below lists the highest overclocked core and memory clock speeds we were able to achieve while maintaining 100% stability. Results are grouped by GPU class, and ranked by highest memory overclock to lowest.

PCSTATS Benchmark Report Maximum Videocard Overclocking Results

Videocards

Stock Memory Stock Core Overclocked Memory
(MHz)
Overclocked Core
(MHz)
Ranking
(memory overclock)

High End Videocards

Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900XT 2000 743 2246 825
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E-HD 1800 560 2132 665
Asus EN8800GTS/HTDP/320M 1600 500 2060 675
Asus EN8800GT TOP/G/HTDP/512M/A 2000 700 2020 717
MSI NX8800GT-T2D512E-OC 1900 660 2020 702
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 1700 575 2020 662
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 1800 575 2000 650
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 1600 650 1772 702
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 1550 650 1600 682
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 1400 550 1612 675
MSI NX7900GT-VT2D256E-HD 1400 500 1527 575
Asus EN7900GT TOP/2DHT/256M/A 1440 520 1510 561
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D512E 1700 550 1819 618
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 1200 500 1480 640
Asus EAX1950Pro/HTDP/256M/A 1400 560 1485 606
Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B 1200 430 1378 507
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E 1200 430 1371 504
Albatron GeForce 7800GTX 1200 430 1347 479
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A 1000 400 1248 463
Asus EN7800GT TOP Silent/2DHTV/256M 1240 420 1240 566
MSI RX850XT-TD256E 1080 520 1215 852
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 1000 350 1160 416
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 1000 500 1052 526

Mainstream Videocards

Foxconn 8600GTS-256 2016 675 2242 763
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 2000 700 2240 774
Albatron 8600GT-256 1400 540 1760 712
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS* 1400 400 1752 680
MSI NX8600GT Twin Turbo 1600 600 1754 712
MSI NX8600GT-T2D256E-OC 1600 580 1730 708
Gigabyte NX76T256D-RH Silent 1400 560 1612 628
Asus EN7600GT Silent/2DHT/256M/A 1400 560 1596 635
MSI NX7600GT-VT2D256E 1400 540 1568 626
Asus EAX1600XT Silent/TVD/256M/A 1396 587 1530 691
PowerColor X1600XT Bravo 1396 587 1396 631
Asus EN6600GT/Silencer/HTD/256M/A 1040 520 1149 566
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E 1000 500 1130 563
ATi Radeon X800 XL 984 398 1113 441
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B 990 500 1080 521
Gigabyte GV-NX66T128D 1000 500 1070 583
MSI RX800XL-VT2D256E 984 398 1068 421
PowerColor X700 Pro 864 425 1040 483
Asus Extreme N6600TOP/TD/128M/A 900 400 1030 623
Gigabyte GV-RX800L256V 984 398 1026 421
Gigabyte GV-RX70P256V 864 420 904 491
Gigabyte GV-NX66T256DE 824 515 875 617
MSI NX6800 TD-128E 600 325 827 454

Entry Level Videocards

MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 800 450 1040 676
PowerColor X800GTO 702 398 756 438
Albatron GeForce 6600 512 500 300 550 490
PowerColor X700 532 398 532 461
Albatron PC6600LEQ 400 300 507 437

Ranked according to maximum overclocking memory result. Coming up with a criteria to rank the videocards was very difficult but we ended up ranking maximum memory speed. Memory bandwidth plays a key role in the overall performance of the videocard and realistically a GPU/VPU can never get enough no matter how it is designed. * The Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS has core and memory voltage options.

If you're new to Overclocking and not sure what to do, check out these two excellent Guides for some pointers:Overclocking the CPU and Memory, Overclocking the Videocard

Please keep in mind that the Asus EN8800GT TOP videocard comes from the factory heavily pre-overclocked. This is why it doesn't go much further than stock speeds. Replacing the stock heatsink with something a bit heftier may aid in overclocking... it may not.

Another Fast GeForce 8800GT

nVIDIA is essentially competing with itself in the videocard market right now. At the forefront is its G92 based GeForce 8800GT videocard GPU.

The Geforce 8800GT is such a great value that it's stealing sales from the GeForce 8600GTS and the higher end 8800GTS/GTX/Ultra models too. Heck if I were in the market for a new videocard, I'd only be gunning for a GeForce 8800GT based videocard!

Asus has put together what may be the most powerful GeForce 8800GT on the market. Its EN8800GT TOP/G/HDTP/512M/A videocard comes clocked at 700 MHz core and 2 GHz memory, that's significantly higher than the stock GeForce 8800GT speeds of 600 MHz and 1.8 GHz, respectively. That's even quicker than a G92 based GeForce 8800GTS, and all for only an extra $50 bucks!

With a retail price of $312 CDN ($310 USD, £154 GBP), the Asus EN8800GT TOP/G/HDTP/512M/A sits in the middle of the nVIDIA GeForce 8800GT pack. In addition to the higher clock speed, Asus also bundles a full copy of the DirectX 10 game Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts. It's about time manufacturers bundled DirectX 10 games with DirectX 10 videocards. ;-)

In every 3D test PCSTATS ran, the Asus EN8800GT TOP performed near the top of the pack. It only serious competition is the nVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX and AMD Radeon HD 2900XT videocards. Realistically, as we mentioned earlier, if a game or setting is too much for the Asus EN8800GT TOP, it will be too much for higher end models too.

The Asus EN8800GT TOP/G/HDTP/512M/A videocard didn't overclock very well at all. That's alright, it's already heavily overclocked from stock speeds by the Asus factory. In fact we're quite surprised to see just how far Asus was willing to push things, it's definitely one of the fastest GeForce 8800GTs out there. If you're looking for a new PCI Express videocard, right now the GeForce 8800GT series is where the smart gamers are going. The Asus EN8800GT TOP/G/HDTP/512M/A videocard is a great videocard, so consider it for your next computer upgrade.

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Contents of Article: ASUS EN8800GT TOP
 Pg 1.  Asus EN8800GT TOP Geforce 8800GT 512MB Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  nVIDIA G82 GeForce 8800GT Core
 Pg 3.  Overclocking the quick Asus Videocard
 Pg 4.  Videocard Benchmarks: 3DMark06
 Pg 5.  Videocard Benchmarks: Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
 Pg 6.  Videocard Benchmarks: Quake 4
 Pg 7.  Videocard Benchmarks: FEAR
 Pg 8.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: Call of Juarez
 Pg 9.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: Lost Planet
 Pg 10.  Advanced Videocard Benchmarks: Quake 4, FEAR
 Pg 11.  — PCSTATS Maximum Videocard Overclocking Chart & Conclusions

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