NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI

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Two NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS graphics cards are bounded by SLI. This shows only in SLI supported games a clear performance advantage and makes it partially faster than a GTX version. The smaller version of the 7900 GTX with less shader- and vertex-pipelines and according data sheet less current consumption. It is only useful for big laptops, because of the high current consumption of each graphic card.

Current games like Far Cry, Splinter Cell - Chaos Theory, Oblivion, Call of Duty 2 or Half Life 2 - Lost Coast can be played with high details and resolutions without any problem. Antialiasing and anisotrope filter can be set in all games except Oblivion (with >30fps).

List of SLI supported games: SLIZone.com

The chip also features the PureVideo Technology but has less features as the PureVideo engine in the current 8600M GT chip. > Comparison of PureVideo features

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI

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Two NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX graphics cards are bounded by SLI. This showed the best benchmark and game scores (in 2006 and before the introduction of the 7950 GTX SLI) but also needs twice as much current as a single 7900 GTX graphics card. Therefore, the battery runtime is very low!

It is one of the best mobile graphic cards line from NVIDIA (of the 7000 series). It enables the user to play all current (10/2006) games fluently in the highest resolutions and options e.g. Half Life 2 - Lost Coast (max settings inkl HDR) with 65 fps with 4x antialiasing and 8x anisotrop filters. Even with antialiasing and anisotrop filters the SLI combination clearly is better than single cards. The heat is correspondingly high. Therefore it can be used only in DTR laptops (at moment only one 19" laptop). At moment, there is nothing better for gamers.

 

Due to the fact, that the SLI combination renders each frame on a different graphics card, the frametimes between two frames may differ. Therefore, the game at 30fps may stutter a bit, the so called micro stuttering.

The features of the SLI combination is comparable to a single GeForce Go 7900 GTX.

 

The performance can be compared partially even with the Desktop 7950 GT video cards (partially a bit better, according NVIDIA).

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLINVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce Go 7900 Series
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI (compare) 48/16 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX (compare) 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI 40/14 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX (compare) 24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS (compare) 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI (compare) 48/16 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX (compare) 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI 40/14 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX (compare) 24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS (compare) 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
CodenameG71MG71M
ArchitectureG7xG7x
40 / 14 48 / 16
Core375 MHz500 MHz
Memory500 MHz600 MHz
Bus256 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR3GDDR3
Max. Memory1024 MB2x512 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 9c, 3.0DirectX 9c, 3.0
Transistors556 Million556 Million
Technology90 nm90 nm
Features90nm90nm
Size
Introduced01.06.2006 01.06.2006
SLI = 2 Grafikkarten im Verbund, 90nm, 2.278 Mio Transistoren, MXM-ModulZwei 7900 GTX Grafikkarten im SLI Verbund, 90nm, 278 Mio Transistoren, MXM-Modul
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.de/page/go_7800gtx.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.de/page/go_7800gtx.html

3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 24400     avg: 24456     median: 24456 (25%)     max: 24512 Points
26600 Points (28%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 22000     avg: 22068     median: 22068 (12%)     max: 22136 Points
24000 Points (13%)
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 9991     avg: 9995.5     median: 9995 (19%)     max: 10000 Points
10585 Points (20%)
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI
+ NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI → 115%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
206  fps
med. 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
118  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
70  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
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Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
95.5  fps
med. 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
94.9  fps
high 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
94  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
94.6  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
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Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
293  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI:
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