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GeForce2 At Its Best: 6 Affordable Graphics Cards with nVIDIA's MX

Leadtek WinFast GeForce2 MX SH-MAX400

GPU Clock: 200 MHz

Memory Size: 64 MB
Memory Speed: 6 ns @ 166 MHz

Inside the box we found a splitter cable for the TV-out plus each one S-Video and composite video cable. There is also a quick installation guide plus a short manual as well as a driver CD and a software DVD player.

Being equipped with 6 ns memory chips, you should not expect the graphics memory to run much faster than the default 166 MHz, even though this card clearly differs from nVIDIA's reference design. We got the board running 185 MHz, which is definitely not worth risking system stability.

The big cooler made it possible to run the MX400 chip at 250 MHz. That's an excellent overclocking result, but you cannot get much more 3D performance out of this card without reasonably fast memory.

The box came with a splitter cable for TV-out, plus an S-Video cable and composite video cable. There is also a quick installation guide and a short manual, as well as a CD with the driver and DVD player software.