Now at a more realistic resolution for someone with a Pentium III 700 and a $350 video card, at 1024 x 768 we see the DDR GeForce truly pull ahead of the competition in the 16-bit color tests. Beating out the next fastest Rage Fury MAXX by over 24 fps, the DDR GeForce even delivers a playable 64 fps at 1024 x 768 x 32-bit color. If frame rate is indeed king, then NVIDIA takes the crown here while delivering superb image quality.

Most of the previous generation of cards are having a very hard time competing at this resolution, with the exception of the G400MAX, which is performing at close to a next generation level, the chart is topped with the latest and the greatest from NVIDIA, ATI and S3.

1024 x 768 x 32 at 60 fps? It's possible, and the DDR GeForce brings it to you.

Even the DDR GeForce isn't capable of delivering a playable frame rate at 1600 x 1200 x 32, but in 16-bit color the 35.5 fps it does deliver is quite impressive. It's still clear that 60 fps at 1600 x 1200 is still some time away, but monitors will have to drop in price before you see an influx of gamers demanding 60 fps at such a high resolution. For now, 60 fps at 1024 x 768 or insanely high frame rates at 640 x 480 is all that is needed to fulfill the needs of most of the gamers out there.

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