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EVGA 256-P2-N436-LX GeForce 7300GS 256MB 64-Bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 Video Card

  • 256MB 64-Bit GDDR2
  • PCI Express x16
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Nvidia's "7" family of graphic cards offers the right solution no matter what your needs. The 7300 GS is designed for the gamer with high demands but a without a big budget. Like the higher-end cards of the series, the 7300 fully supports Microsoft's DirectX 9.0 protocols and beyond.

The built-in CineFX 4.0 Engine and UltraShadow II technology are accompanied by its support for other advanced features which allow the 7300 to deliver cinema-quality graphics. It’s OpenGL 2.0 compliant – the standard for high performance graphics. The 7300 pushes graphic data via four pixel pipelines courtesy of 256MB of on-board 64-bit double-pumping GDDR2 memory running at 533MHz. It delivers a max resolution of 2048 x 1536 and the video can be displayed via the S-Video output as well.

Its integrated dual 400MHz RAMDACs let you connect to connect a pair of displays to speed up your workflow – or spread out your gameplay. Its 550MHz core clock keeps things humming along – shouldering the load of video processing so your CPU doesn't have to. The onboard fan helps with airflow within the case while cooling the card.

  • newegg NVIDIA CineFX 4.0 Engine Delivers advanced visual effects at unimaginable speeds. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. High performance shader architecture with new texture unit design smoothes texture processing for faster and smoother gameplay.
  • newegg NVIDIA Intellisample 4.0 Technology The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern, advanced 128 tap sample coverage, 16X anisotropic filtering, and support for transparent supersampling and multisampling.
  • newegg NVIDIA SLI Technology Delivers up to 2X the performance of a single GPU configuration for unmatchable gaming experiences. The must-have feature for PCI Express graphics, NVIDIA SLI technology allows two graphics cards to run in parallel and dramatically scales performance on today's hottest games.
  • newegg NVIDIA PureVideo Technology The combination of high-definition video processors and decoder software delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color and precise image scaling for all video contents to turn your PC into a high-end home theater.
  • newegg Built for Microsoft Windows Vista Built for Windows Vista, NVIDIA's third-generation GPU architecture offers users the best possible experience using the Windows Aero 3D graphical user interface available in Microsoft latest operating system.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • William S.
  • 11/1/2011 9:37:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsfan died

Pros: affordable

Cons: fan issues cause the card to over heat and blow capasitors

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

I do apologize if you are having problems with the fan. Please contact our 24/7 technical support (888)-881-3842 so we can assist you further, or e-mail me directly Matth@evga.com

Regards,
Matthew Hurwitz
Assistant Product Manager

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  • JEFF S.
  • 12/22/2008 2:14:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsBad Fan

Pros: Works fine...until the fan dies.

Cons: Fan croaked after about 3 months. Same probem as many many other reviewers. I popped a passive heatsink off of an old card, slapped some thermal on the processor and a little JB Weld to hold it to the plastic encasing ... problem solved.

Other Thoughts: Keep all your old PC parts .... u never know when they will come in handy :)

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  • Bilal R.
  • 12/10/2008 3:03:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsdecent card

Pros: the price is cheap. i got this card back in 05 for 150-200
this card gives you great performance for older games not so good for the newest games, dont expect a whole lot from this card but it gets the job done!

Cons: its old outdated

Other Thoughts: counter strike 1.6 - 100fps
counter strike source/hl2 - 50-100fps
cod4 - 30fps
battelfield2 - 60-80fps

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/8/2008 2:06:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: It's been a great card. I got it early in 2007 to replace a card that died out on me. It can handle a lot of stuff quite well. HL2 looks great with near-max graphics and the card can handle most of it (but reflections and ultra-good filtering slow it down).

Cons: The cooling fan stopped, the card got really hot. This past July I happened to look at my GPU temperature just to see what it was at. Unfortunately the fan was totally dead when I looked at it and I ended up buying a cooler (N82E16835110015).

Other Thoughts: The cooler I got is significantly quieter, and a little better, than the jury-rigged 120mm fan I had blowing at the card. It's amazing what the right products can do.

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  • Michael T.
  • 7/31/2008 6:52:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVista Cure

Pros: Excellent Video card for a low price, only requires 250 watt power supply.

Cons: Had to re-install the card and the drivers twice before the MB detected it.

Other Thoughts: Needed a cheap way out from a store bought PC with 128 mb onboard video running Vista Home Premium (32) bit (was very choppy) Running great now!

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  • Leo D.
  • 7/15/2008 5:04:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsdont buy

Pros: Its cheap

Cons: Its cheap..Lasted less than a year. Of course, the fan died & soon after so did the card..

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  • James C.
  • 7/8/2008 9:41:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsA 747 is quiet in comparison

Pros: It does a passable job considering..

Cons: Considering it sounds like a 1 - Banshee on ecto-steroids, 2 - a 747 prior to take-off and before brake release, and/or 3 - Chewbacca... If hearing loss is immaterial to you, this would be the perfect card.

Other Thoughts: I took the card out for inspection and have concluded the fan oscillates both vertically and horizontally (translation - garbage design). About 2 months ago I decided to spray the fan bearing with silicone, using the adapter for spraying into low clearance areas. And this worked actually. I am waiting for it to fail, but it doesn't howl any more.....

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/18/2008 8:56:26 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsjunk

Pros: none

Cons: it cought on fire after two years do not buy and it also lags and skips all the tome it will not play any game without lagging if the game is high graphics this card is not good for vista or xp i hate xp anyway but the card dose not run

Other Thoughts: its garbage

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  • Theodore C.
  • 6/4/2008 9:14:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBogus Fan

Pros: It performed well for the year it worked. I was able to play America's Army without any issues until....

Cons: ... the fan locked up. The card started emitting a load noise a couple months back and then 3weeks ago the display totally went out. Pulled the card and discovered the fan was shot. I guess one shouldn't expect much for sixty dollars.

Other Thoughts: Do not buy this card, spend a 20 extra dollars on something else better made.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/31/2008 10:13:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsWorst card ever

Pros: Works great for few months until the fan locks up.

Cons: I had this computer built and because of warranty i had to have it repaired at the builder. 3 of these cards have been put in my computer. They run great for 3 or 4 months then fan gets noisy and bam locks up. Warranty is up so now good card i hope.

Other Thoughts: When one goes bad i know that everything has a lemon from time to time. But 3 in 13 month period.

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