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Leadtek WinFast PX8600GT TDH 256MB (Lost Planet Edition)

Leadtek WinFast PX8600GT TDH 256MB (Lost Planet Edition)

8.0

Touted as the next great thing for PC gaming, DirectX 10 games have been slow to appear in retail for a variety of reasons. Leadtek has seized upon one of the earlier such games to be released, Lost Planet and hopes to use it to attract consumers to its GeForce 8600 GT.

ASUS EN8600GT OC Gear 256MB DDR3

ASUS EN8600GT OC Gear 256MB DDR3

8.0

Tweaking your graphics cards is now as simple as turning a knob with ASUS' OC Gear edition of the GeForce 8600 GT. We tried our hand at fiddling with this new product and here's what we found.

GeCube GC-XHD2600XTG4-D3 (Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4)

GeCube GC-XHD2600XTG4-D3 (Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4)

8.0

Equipped with a large custom cooler, the X-Turbo II, GeCube's latest Radeon HD 2600 XT graphics card comes with 256MB of GDDR4 memory and seeks to impress us with improved cooling. Is it able to topple the excellent cooler on the reference model?

First Looks: MSI NX8600GTS Diamond Plus

First Looks: MSI NX8600GTS Diamond Plus

MSI has decided to release a Diamond Plus edition of the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB, featuring a custom cooler and HDMI output.

XpertVision Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR3 Sonic

XpertVision Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR3 Sonic

8.0

XpertVision's Sonic editions have always been interesting for its above average performance. This formula was replicated once more for the new Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR3 and we were eager to find out if this card can match the reference GDDR4 version.

ASUS EN8600GT Silent 256MB GDDR3 (GeForce 8600 GT)

ASUS EN8600GT Silent 256MB GDDR3 (GeForce 8600 GT)

7.0

Following the exciting and costly Fatal1ty edition of the GeForce 8600 GT, we now turn to another passively cooled GeForce 8600 GT, the ASUS EN8600GT Silent. While it is not overclocked out of the box, does it still measure up to the competition then? We'll find out in this review.

XFX GeForce 8600 GT Fatal1ty

XFX GeForce 8600 GT Fatal1ty

8.0

Top gamer Jonathan 'Fatal1ty' Wendel has lent his name to quite a few products, including a line of graphics cards from XFX. This series is now into its second incarnation, with XFX updating the GPU to the new mainstream GeForce 8600 GT. Does it annihilate the opposition like the real player himself?

Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4

Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4

8.0

Leading the charge for ATI in the mainstream DirectX 10 graphics card segment is its new Radeon HD 2600 XT, equipped with 256MB of GDDR4 memory. Is that sufficient against NVIDIA and its GeForce 8600 series? Find out as we take the Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 XT apart in this review.

Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 PRO 256MB GDDR3 OC Edition

Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 PRO 256MB GDDR3 OC Edition

7.0

After the disappointing performance numbers of the budget Radeon HD 2400 XT, we move up the ladder to the mid-range Radeon HD 2600 series with an overclocked version of the Radeon HD 2600 PRO from Sapphire.

ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT 256MB

ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT 256MB

7.0

Joining in the fray for mainstream DirectX 10 graphics cards is ATI, which follows up its high-end R600 launch with two new series based on a different 65nm core. Read on to find how the budget oriented Radeon HD 2400 XT fares in our benchmarks.

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