Is gaming possible with $50 to $100 graphic cards? What are the performance
gaps between entry level graphic cards and integrated chipsets? To answer these questions, BeHardware has tested 17 solutions with 19 different games:
Is it possible to play games with an entry level graphic card? Yes, we did it. Of course, it’s important to put this answer in perspective with the different tests results..
..We would advise gamers to use at least a X700 Pro or 6600 GT or even a X700 SE or 6600 if you are on a tighter budget. At each level NVIDIA is slightly ahead in terms of capabilities and performance, but we have to keep in mind that this advance will cost you $20 to $30 more compared to ATI solutions. This amount of money is far from being negligible for these types of products.
Published in: Graphics Cards on 2005-08-08