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BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC 256MB GDDR3 AGP Graphics Card BFGR78256GS

Posted by David  •  May 9th, 2006 11:26:52 am - Subscribe | Mood: tired | Music: Tool - Message to Harry Manback

BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC 256MB GDDR3 AGP Graphics Card BFGR78256GS

BFG GeForce 7800 GS


This past Sunday Priscilla and I went to Best Buy and I purchased a BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC 256MB GDDR3 AGP Graphics Card BFGR78256GS. It cost us about $350.00. We also purchased an Adaptec USB 2.0 - USB2connect 5100 for my 30GB Ipod Music Photo & Video PC MAC and my Maxtor 200GB Hard Drive that all connect by USB 2.0. Yep can you believe I have been transferring files by USB 1.0 this whole time? I do have a Adaptec FireConnect 4300 Firewire Card, but obviously they do not connect and I only use it for our Sony Digital Video Camera DCR-TRV33.

Ha linking is fun! happy.gif

BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC 256MB
BFG’s GeForce 7800 GS AGP is built largely on NVIDIA’s reference design, but incorporates just enough improvements to make it stand out in comparison to more conventional GeForce 7800 GS AGP cards. For starters you’ve got BFG’s higher than stock clock speeds out-of-the-box. This is all “free” performance, as BFG sells their board for the same $349.99 MSRP as every other GeForce 7800 GS card manufacturer on the market. But more importantly, you’ve got BFG’s lifetime warranty and 24/7 tech support. It’s this feature in particular that has earned BFG a reputation for being the enthusiasts choice when it comes to graphics cards.

When you combine this with the 7800 GS OC AGP’s performance, you’ve got a combination that’s pretty hard to beat."

Specifications
  • GPU NIVIDIA® GeForceâ„¢ 7800 GS
  • Bus Type: AGP
  • Memory: 256MB GDDR3
  • Core Clock: 400MHz (vs. 375MHz standard)
  • Memory Clock: 1250MHz (vs. 1200MHz standard)
  • RAMDAC Dual 400MHz
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and lower, OpenGL 2.0 and lower for Microsoft® Windows®
  • Connectors:VGA, DVI-I, S-Video Out
  • 600 million Vertices/Sec.
  • 40.0GB/second memory bandwidth

    Include in the Box
  • BFG GeForceâ„¢ 7800 GS OCâ„¢ graphics card
  • Quick install manual
  • DVI-I to VGA dongle

    Driver CD, which includes
  • NVIDIA® ForceWareâ„¢ unified graphics drivers
  • Full installation manual .pdf
  • NVIDIA® NVDVDâ„¢ 2.0 multimedia software

    External Links
  • The Official BFG GeForce Website
  • BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC 256MB

    Comments 8  •  May 9th, 2006 11:26:52 am - Subscribe  •  Tweet this entry | Post a comment



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    frost Says:
    May 09th, 2006

    Better than mine. I have a GeForce FX 5500. Works great for what I need it to and I only paid $80 last year for it. Technically it is only worth like $20 now. Good thing I do not do graphics, I would be out $350 instead of just $80 =)

    I bet CS:S works like a champ @ 60 FPS.

    --FrosT

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    mdeleon Says:
    May 09th, 2006

    YOU ARE A STRANGE, STRANGE person if you like linking that much. I'm thinking of buying a new video card for my mac as well. I need something better to use Final Cut Pro and a few of the other ac Pro Apps. There are a few other things i want to get first though. Ill have to make a post with my wishlist like yours, David.

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    david Says:
    May 09th, 2006

    Linking is great for bumping up your old content as new. I would recommend that all bloggers as well as webmasters do it as much as they can. Yes, mdeleon a wish list is a perfect way to manage all things you are unable to purchase right away.

    anonymous Says:
    May 27th, 2006

    I bought the same card but can't find a driver for it anywhere. The BFG page just links you back to the nVidia drivers page, which doesn't have it - any suggestions?

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    jim Says:
    May 28th, 2006

    Try driversguide.com

    --Jim

    anonymous Says:
    May 13th, 2007

    Hey david. I was given this 8300 dimension. I am an amd man but i like the 2.6 Ghz. (= 1.8 amd) I was wondering, can halo be played on the 7800 gs on this machine? I use an ati 9200 pci on my AMD and get no choppiness. the 5200 ge on this dell gives me only snapshots. It it worth buying this series and can this machine handle it?
    Thanks.
    ps. linking is cool for the readers

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    david Says:
    May 13th, 2007

    Yes so long as you meet the Minimum System Requirements: CPU with processor speed of 700MHz or higher. 128MB of RAM. CD or DVD-ROM drive. An available AGP 2.0 slot or higher. 35MB available hard disk space (50MB for full installation). Microsoft Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, NT4.0 with service pack 5 or 6. A minimum 400W system power supply (with 12V current rating of 20A or more). An AGP compliant motherboard. Some motherboards violate the AGP. specification and therefore this card may not physically fit in some systems. An available hard disk drive power dongle (smaller floppy disk drive connector is not sufficient).

    anonymous Says:
    December 05th, 2010

    LINKS= "FORBIDDEN" NOW

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