Throughout all of our testing, we used the recently
released nVidia reference drivers, v12.41. We
installed the drivers provided by Leadtek to briefly
test their proprietary WinFox software and Speed
Runner overclocking utility.
Features, Screen Shots and Demos
nVidia's GeForce3 brings more
features to the table...
take a close look at the above screenshots, you'll
see that they are cut off at the bottom. This was
actually a minor bug we experienced with the
included drivers. To capture images like
these, we simply hit our "Print Scrn" button and
paste the data into an image editor. However,
when we did this with the drivers included with our
Leadtek card, the lower half of the images were
scrambled. When we used the nVidia reference
drivers, this problem went away. The advanced
driver options were identical to the reference
drivers...we won't bore you with screenshots of
Leadtek's WinFox utility not only gives you the
ability to monitor hardware conditions like
temperature and voltage, but gives you quick access
to your display settings via an icon in the system
tray. Leadtek's Speed Runner utility allows
for easy overclocking...
particular card was a decent overclocker. We
were able to easily hit stable core and memory
frequencies of 225MHz and 520MHz respectively.
We've had our card for a relatively short time.
With a little more time to tweak and test, we
suspect a higher overclocked speed may have been
FEATURES / IMAGE QUALITY:
GeForce 3 chip powering the Leadtek Winfast GeForce
3 TD, brings with it a slew of new features and
advances. Higher levels of visual quality and
speed are brought to you courtesy of Pixel and
Vertex shaders, a better FSAA method and a revamped
memory subsystem. We've gone more in-depth
into these new features in
review of the Gigabyte GA-GF3000D.
also already posted quite a sampling of screenshots
showing off the high quality images the GeForce 3 is
capable of producing. Here a few of them to
refresh your memory...
screenshots of Echelon with FSAA (1024x768x32)
enabled are also in order...
and 4X FSAA
GeForce 3 is capable of these high quality images
with very high framerates. With the
introduction of newer 3D chipsets, we're inching
closer and closer to photo-realistic 3D animation on