Different GeForce?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by maraczc, Jun 3, 2003.

  1. maraczc macrumors member

    May 20, 2003
    Toronto, ON
    There are so many different GeForce 4 MX's. nVidea GeForce 4 MX, Apollo GeForce 4 MX, Forsa GeForce 4 MX, Hercules GeForce 4 MX, and a few more I saw in stores. What is the difference between these GeForce 4s? Are they all made by the same company? Thanks.
  2. ilben77 macrumors newbie

    May 22, 2003
    Just different companies making a gforce4 card under license from nvidia
  3. donigian macrumors regular

    Apr 23, 2003
    Washington, DC, USA
    Just so you know, nVidia makes the plans for the cards and the other companies actually manufacture them. nVidia doesn't make any boards except for demonstration ones that aren't sold to the public. They are the people, however, to blame for the vacuum cleaner attached to the GeForce FX 5800, that was their idea, the manufacturers just built it.
  4. Finiksa macrumors 6502a


    Feb 23, 2003
    Re: Different GeForce?

    As has been said they should all be made to NVIDIA's reference designs, though some companies do alter them slightly.

    Many brands are made at the same factory and just labelled for each company. If you're looking to buy, the cheaper are probably identical to the more expensive.
  5. maradong macrumors 65816


    Mar 7, 2003
    Re: Re: Different GeForce?

    true for the graphical power but for the video signal there are big differences. Id take a more exensive one, just to be sure the video signal is good.

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