Gigabyte GTS 250 1GB vs 9600GT 512MB

Started by JeGX, August 20, 2009, 08:41:38 AM

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Mid-range GPU comparison: Gigabyte GTS 250 1GB and 9600GT 512MB Graphics Cards.

Gigabyte adds two more graphics offerings to saturated mid-range video card market.

The GTS 250 is the successor to the highly-capable 9800 GTX+ and Gigabyte's version of the GTS 250 sports 1GB of GDDR3 memory as well as a custom low-profile GPU cooler made by Zalman. Gigabyte claims this GPU heatsink will help users see overclocking gains between 10 and 30 percent.

The 9600GT also sports quite a few impressive features this price point that include support for DirectX 10, Shader Model 4.0, OpenGL 2.0 and NVIDIA's PureVideoHD technologies. The card's core clock runs at 650MHz, relieving your CPU of pixel crunching duty.