NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS

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This is the smaller version of the 7900 GTX with less shader- and vertex-pipelines and less current consumption. Nevertheless it is not apt for small notebooks.

The performance is near to the 7800 GTX, but needs clearly less energy. It is used for 17" notebooks, because a lot of heat arises.

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

Compared to the Desktop GeForce 7900 GS graphics card the mobile version has a smaller core and memory speed (375 versus 450 MHz chip, 500 versus 660 MHz memory speed) and is therefore a bit slower.

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX

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The NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX is top of the mobile graphic cards line from NVIDIA (of the 7000 series) and successor of the 7900 GTX graphics card. It enables the user to play all  games from 2006 fluently in the highest resolutions and options. As a consequence, the heat is correspondingly high. Therefore it can be used only in DTR laptops (17"). At moment, there is nothing better for gamers (except the SLI version with 2 cards).

The performance can be compared partially even with the Desktop 7950 GT video cards (partially a bit better, according NVIDIA). Therefore, the Geforce Go 7950 GTX is able to display actual games like F.E.A.R., Company of Heroes, or Call of Duty 2 fluently in high details and high resolutions.

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 GSNVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce Go 7900 Series
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI (compare) 48/16 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI (compare) 48/16 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI (compare) 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 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 (compare) 48/16 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI (compare) 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 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
CodenameG71MG71M
ArchitectureG7xG7x
20 / 7 24 / 8
Core375 MHz575 MHz
Memory500 MHz700 MHz
Bus256 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR3GDDR3
Max. Memory512 MB512 MB
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DirectXDirectX 9c, 3.0DirectX 9c, 3.0
Transistors278 Million278 Million
Technology90 nm90 nm
Features90nmHDR, Intellisample 4.0, UltraShadow II, PureVideo, CineFX 4.0, PowerMizer 6.0, Transparency Antialiasing
Size
Introduced18.04.2006 12.10.2006
90nm, 278 Mio Transistoren, MXM-Modul90nm, 278 Mio transistors, MXM-Module, Drivers are available at nvidia.com
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.de/page/go_7800gtx.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.com/page/go_7800gtx.html

3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 22934     avg: 24505.2     median: 23613 (25%)     max: 27860 Points
32000 Points (33%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 13472     avg: 14103     median: 13907 (7%)     max: 15126 Points
21000 Points (11%)
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 4857     avg: 5936.6     median: 6159 (12%)     max: 6337 Points
min: 9395     avg: 9700     median: 9700 (18%)     max: 10005 Points
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
+ NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX → 145%

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

Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
84  fps
ultra 1280x1024
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
12  fps
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
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Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
61.9  fps
med. 1024x768
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
21.2  fps
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
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F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
246 315 ~ 281 fps
144%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
405  fps
med. 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
130 133 ~ 132 fps
151%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
199  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
55 55 ~ 55 fps
155%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
85  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
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GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
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Quake 4

Quake 4

2005
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
127.7  fps
med. 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
127.9  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
126.5  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
117.5  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
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Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
161.1  fps
117%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
189.1  fps
med. 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
162.2  fps
118%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
190.7  fps
high 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
155  fps
123%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
189.9  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
116.4  fps
152%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
176.5  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
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GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
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Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
550  fps
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
551.9  fps
GeForce Go 7900 GS:
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GeForce Go 7950 GTX:
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Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX → 132%

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