Pros: Great video card for adding up to 4 monitors to your PC. Works in OEM PCs that have 300 watt power supplies. Not a very powerful video card but good enough to handle business graphics. Great for machines with one video card slot available.
Cons: Screw in connector that connects the DVI Cables to the video card can break if you tighten too much. Screw breaks and a piece remains in the video car and is difficult to get out.
Summary: This isn't anything specifically bad about the card, but I had more troubles with the Catalyst linux driver than the open source radeon driver. Powersave mode (KDE) would mess up the virtual desktop size, and I'd have to reconfigure my display arrangements and rotations every time the screensaver...
Pros: 4 monitor support, cheap price, DVI connectors without the need for adapters. Radeon support in Linux is pretty good these days. One bug with powersave mode, but other than that multi-monitor support with the open source radeon driver is way, way better than NVidia.
Cons: It's slow. But hey, you get what you pay for. glxgears runs at about 60FPS with the open source driver. (I didn't notice a speed difference with the Catalyst beta 14 driver) 2D scrolling in a web browser has a slight jitter to it, but it's only noticeable if you're paying attention to it. For the...
Summary: OK Item for budget, but will not pass for gaming, rendering, or anything that causes stress on video output/input. Stock fans does not keep unit cool under extreme conditions/ demanding conditions... Ive owned the gigabyte, asus, msi and xfx version of this... They are all the same...
My performance score went up to over 5 from 3.3!!!!
27 September 2012
Summary: Anyone who use Windows Vista or Windows 7 has a performance score feature that can be found in the Control Panel. It is called "Performance Tools " Click it and you will find a big score icon ranging from 1.0 to 7.9. You can upgrade the score anytime you wish .
Summary: Hello! I brought this card to go into my AMD A8-5600k setup along with my 8GB Corsair Dominator 1866 ram, and by going into the bios on my asrock motherboard, I was able to switch on Dual Card mode, and once I did that, it worked like a charm!