Leadtek Geforce GT 220 1Gb VS 9500 GT vs 9600GT All in one Review

So this is a comparative between the low profile Leadtek Geforce GT 220 and a wide range of Nvidia and ATI cards by madshrimps website , lets begin with the Features and specifications of each card. 


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WinFast GT 220 1024MB DDR3 Low Profile

The GT 220 preview:
Today’s digital world is demanding and you need a PC that can keep up. With the NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 220 graphics card, clean up and post your home videos faster, make your ordinary DVDs look like HD, and play popular games with better performance. Get more for your money with GeForce GT 220 graphics and equip your PC for the digital world.

Highlight
  • PCI Express 2.0 provides support for next generation PC platforms and doubles the interconnect bit rate from 2.5 GT/s to 5 GT/s (PCI Express 2.0 card is fully backwards compatible with existing PCI-E 1.0 motherboards)
  • The 40nm process technology, better performance & power management
  • Support HDMI output
  • Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7
  • NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD delivers the ultimate HD movie experience when playing Blu-ray and HD-DVD
  • Support NVIDIA® PhysX technology
  • Ultra-high speed 1024MB DDR3 memory
  • Support Dual-Link DVI with awe-inspiring 2560x1600 resolution
  • Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 Shader Model 4.1、OpenGL®3.1support*
  • Ultra-smoothly playback H.264, VC-1, WMV and MPEG-2 HD and SD movies
    *Requires R190 drivers or later
The GPU and Shader clocks are reference speed (625Mhz and 1360Mhz respectively) but the memory is running at only 800Mhz (vs 900Mhz reference).

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Leadtek Geforce GT 220 Specification:

WinFast GT220 1024MB DDR3 Low Profile
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
Graphics BUS PCI Express 2.0 (fully backwards compatible with PCI Express)
Memory size 1024MB DDR3
GPU/Memory clock 625/790MHz
Memory data rate 1580MHz
Output Dual-Link DVI, VGA, HDMI
Memory Interface 128-bit
Stream process 48
RAMDACs (MHz) 400
PureVideo™ HD delivers the ultimate experience when playing Blu-ray and HD-DVD
Support Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 Shader Model 4.1
Support OpenGL®3.1
Package contents WinFast GT 220 1024MB DDR3 graphics card
User manual & Software disc
Quick installation guide
Low Profile bracket
System Requirements Windows XP / Vista / 7
PCI Express or PCI Express 2.0-compliant motherboard with one x16 graphics slot
Minimum 300W or greater system power supply
DVD ROM drive for software installation
A VGA or DVI compatible monitor
Software Bundled WinFast Graphics Driver DVD (w/WinFox III)

  • PCI Express 2.0 provides support for next generation PC platforms and doubles the interconnect bit rate from 2.5 GT/s to 5 GT/s (PCI Express 2.0 card is fully backwards compatible with existing PCI-E 1.0 motherboards)
  • The 40nm process technology, better performance & power management
  • Support HDMI output
  • Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7
  • NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD delivers the ultimate HD movie experience when playing Blu-ray and HD-DVD
  • Support NVIDIA® PhysX technology
  • Ultra-high speed 1024MB DDR3 memory
  • Support Dual-Link DVI with awe-inspiring 2560x1600 resolution
  • Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 Shader Model 4.1、OpenGL®3.1support*
  • Ultra-smoothly playback H.264, VC-1, WMV and MPEG-2 HD and SD movies
    *Requires R190 drivers or later

Nvidia Geforce 9500 GT

Nvidia will launch the 9500 GT to replace the 8600 GT in the low-end market in 1H' 08. It will be based on the G96 core with 32 stream processors sitting on a 6-layer PCB. Similar to the 8600GT, the 9500GT features 128-bit memory bus width and can be coupled with either GDDR2 or GDDR3.
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Nvidia Geforce 9500 GT Specification :
Core G96-300
Process 65 nm
Transistors ?
Core/Shader 550/1375
MemoryGDDR2 900Mhz
GDDR3 1600Mhz
Stream Processors 32
Memory Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 14.4GB/s (GDDR2)
25.6GB/s (GDDR3)
Memory Size 256 MB
Texture Filtering Rate 8.8 GigaTexels/sec
DirectX Support DirectX 10
PCI-E Interface PCI-Express 2.0

Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT

The NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600 GT GPU offers a powerfully immersive entertainment experience designed for extreme high-definition gaming and video playback. Play the hottest DirectX 10 games with awesome speed and watch the latest HD DVD and Blu-ray movies with brilliant clarity. Featuring next generation GeForce and PureVideo® HD technologies, the GeForce 9600 GT GPU puts amazing graphics performance within your reach.



Geforce 9600GT 96 Watt and 59 Watt Specification :


96 Watt 59 Watt
GPU Engine Specs:
CUDA Cores 64 64
Graphics Clock (MHz) 650 MHz 600 MHz
Processor Clock (MHz) 1625 MHz 1500 MHz
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) 20.8 19.2
Memory Specs:
Memory Clock (MHz) 900 MHz 900 MHz
Standard Memory Config 512  MB  GDDR3 512  MB  GDDR3
Memory Interface Width 256-bit 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 57.6 57.6






Benchmark Tests (via madshrimps.com):

3D mark 06 test :
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3D Mark vantage Test :

The Leadtek Geforce GT 220 1Gb clearly beat the 9500 series and the 9600 serie still the leader of the low range graphic card , so if you are searching for a low profile graphic card the Leadtek Geforce GT 220 1Gb is a good choice and the 9600 series is the best choice.
Leadtek Geforce GT 220 1Gb VS 9500 GT vs 9600GT All in one Review Leadtek Geforce GT 220 1Gb VS 9500 GT vs 9600GT All in one Review Reviewed by Maherr Live on Thursday, November 12, 2009 Rating: 5