And there are some old quality flaws in certain games. This technology has one really strong point: This will probably result in a severe price war because the cost price of the GeForce4 MX is quite low. Whether it’s going to be popular or not depends on the policy of SIS and its partners. The performance drops a bit when the older version of the drivers 3.

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Although the design is based on the reference one, the guys from Joytech made their own card.

Under the heatsink is the chip itself: As for the drivers – the higher the version, the lower the speed, though the gap is insignificant. And here the Xabre even outdoes its rivals in the moderate resolution. There is also general information about the card: By this warning we mean that overclocking is not a normal mode, and you should preserve xabree card from damages.

The Second Encounter v. You can find more comparative characteristics of video cards of this and other classes in our 3Digest.

DFI SiS Xabre 400 (X400-T2) 64 MB DDR SDRAM AGP 4x/8x Graphics adapter

The 64MB and MB cards are going on a par. It should be investigated and discussed in the forum; maybe we should also ask the developers of the Xabre about it. Game2 Low Details 664mb, the absolute defeat of the Xabre Nevertheless, the progress is evident.


SiS is very hot at the moment and seems to be very much on the ball in terms of producing chipsets.

VGA Legacy MKIII – SiS Xabre

With the launch of the Xabre SIS announced new technologies which are integrated into the driver named Xminator II, but they are not the hardware features, nor they are peculiar only to the Xabre And we have nothing more to say about comparison of the driver version to what we mentioned above. Why doesn’t the speed jump up while the axbre is falling down? Persistency of SIS in promotion of its new product and improvement of the chip production technology is not unnoticeable, and there are such companies as Joytech and Gigabyte 64mh are dealing with the Xabre!

Test system and drivers Testbeds: In most cases it loses. We used again a modified example of the MFCPixelShader having measured performance of the cards in high resolution in implementation of 5 shaders different in complexity, for bilinear-filtered textures:.

SIS Xabre 64MB Video Card Review

In case of office applications the technology makes images softer and, therefore, more comforting for your eyes. Besides, if there are some compatibility or performance problems, even the price cuts won’t help.

So, the performance is comparable to the leaders of sales. In the tests we used SiS’s drivers xabrw ver. Scene with a large number of polygons In this test you should pay more attention to the minimal resolution where the fillrate makes almost no effect: It would be a rather boring world if those two graphics giants were the only ones plying their trade at the lower end of AGP add-on cards.


Video 3Digests Video cards: In case of the software emulation the Radeon is far ahead. Well, it’s an absolute failure.

Transcend Xabre 400 64MB Graphics Card Review @ TechMods

Nothing special – they just glorify the AGP 8x bus which doesn’t have much to offer even for top models, however, it makes sense to use it for a 64MB card to accelerate texture transfer. Such cards are frequent guests in our lab.

Test system and drivers Testbed: Remember that overclocking is not a standard mode, xaber is why you should preserve the card from early damages.

Pentium 4 MHz based system: Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. It’s possible that the Xabre did have vertex shaders but they weren’t realized in the drivers. Besides, the company couples cards with memory of the maximum size but also of the highest possible access time.