Leadtek Winfast GeForce 2 MX
Worth every cent...and then some...
Tower ATX Case w/ 300W PS, Pentium III 733EB., Tyan
S1854 (Via 133A) Motherboard and Leadtek
Winfast GeForce 2 MX 32MB AGP Card, 256MB of
PC133 True CAS2 SDRAM from Mushkin, IBM 22Gig 7200
RPM ATA66 Hard Drive, Plextor UltraPlex 40max
98SE, DirectX 7.0a, nVidia reference
drivers (Detonator 3 6.18)
With The Winfast GeForce 2 MX
Now it's time to see
how the Winfast GeForce 2 MX handles Quake 3...the
"defacto" standard OpenGL benchmark...
can see, at the fastest setting, this Leadtek
board burns right through Quake 3. Let's
move onto the normal setting.
again, all the way up to 1024x768, the Winfast
GeForce 2 MX simply rocks...over 90FPS is awesome
for a card in this price range. But how does
it hold up at the High Quality 32Bit settings?
here, at least in my opinion, 1024x768 is slightly
lacking. For the most part, 50FPS is
acceptable, but for a high-speed first person
shooter, you really should want a sustained
60+FPS. All in all, these are still very
Leadtek Winfast GeForce 2 MX is a great product
for the money. We're a little spoiled here
on H.H. because we get to play with the cutting
edge hardware, but to be honest, even though the
MX chipset isn't the top-of-the-line, it impressed
me. For the casual user looking for a
capable gaming card, I would definitely recommend
the Leadtek GeForce 2 MX. The overclocking
crowd may be left wishing for more, but
nonetheless, this board is still worth a
look. We give the Leadtek Winfast GeForce 2
MX a score of...
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