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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI

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Two NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX graphic cards in SLI combination grant highest performances coupled with highest current consumption. So, the performance is similar to the top DirectX 9 desktop graphic cards (without SLI in desktop).

The 7950 GTX is the top graphic card of the series 7000 from NVIDIA for laptops. It offered at the time of presentation a high performance to play all DirectX 9 games in high resolutions and details. Especially, regarding Antialiasing and Anisotrop filters the combined cards are clearly better than single cards. They are used for big and heavy laptops (because of the heat creation, at moment only in a 19" notebook). The card combination was succeeded by the 8800M GTX SLI card combination.

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.

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 7950 GTX SLINVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI
GeForce Go 7900 Series
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX compare 24/8 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI compare 40/14 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX compare 24/8 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS compare 20/7 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX compare 24/8 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI compare 40/14 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX compare 24/8 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS compare 20/7 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
CodenameG71MG71M
ArchitectureG7xG7x
Pipelines48 / 16 Pixel- / Vertexshader48 / 16 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Core Speed575 MHz500 MHz
Memory Speed700 MHz600 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3GDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory2x512 MB2x512 MB
Shared Memorynono
APIDirectX 9c, Shader 3.0DirectX 9c, Shader 3.0
Power Consumption90 Watt90 Watt
Transistors556 Million556 Million
technology90 nm90 nm
FeaturesHDR, Intellisample 4.0, UltraShadow II, PureVideo, CineFX 4.0, PowerMizer 6.090nm
Notebook Sizelargelarge
Date of Announcement12.10.2006 01.06.2006
InformationTwo 7950 GTX graphic cards in SLI combination, 90nm, 278 Mio transistors, MXM-ModuleZwei 7900 GTX Grafikkarten im SLI Verbund, 90nm, 278 Mio Transistoren, MXM-Modul
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/page/go_7800gtx.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.de/page/go_7800gtx.html

Benchmarks

3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
26600 Points (28%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
34585 Points (18%)
24000 Points (13%)
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
10256 Points (14%)
10585 Points (15%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI
3DMark 06
min: 4994     avg: 6737     median: 6737 (10%)     max: 8480 Points
3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI
6820 Points (10%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI
3DMark 06
7472 Points (11%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI → 91% n=3

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
336  fps
med. 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
206  fps
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
126  fps
Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
141.8  fps
med. 640x480
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
140.6  fps
high 800x600
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
127.2  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
110.7  fps
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI:
482.9  fps

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI → 100%

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