Both cards are also based on the reference designs from NVidia. Forming a standard of video display, Hercules became synonymous with monochrome. That’s still mostly the case today, with a few apps and even more benchmarks Treemark, woohoo! By purchasing the Hercules name, Guillemot was able to sell their products under the name of Hercules, spawning memories of the older days of the former Hercules. Ultimate Limits of Computers. Whispers around the web.

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In any case, our subjective experience told us that it was time to put these cards to the test. The problems began with Hercules’ bankruptcy in It’s a Family feud!

Log in Don’t have an account? The name alone brings back memories of the early years of computers, the glory days, if you will. The problem is that Hercules is not the company that they used to be. Rather than line up 30 cards from 15 manufacturers and assault you with enough benchmarks to make your head spin, we’ve decided to do a case in pointand this time around we’re looking at the two offerings dsr-dvi Guillemot, aka Hercules. Suddenly, everybody needed it even though nothing really supported it.

Both, in a nutshell, share more DNA than we do with chimps, with their outstanding difference being in RAM-type, price, and one more thing: Early in the days of AnandTech, Hercules quickly gained respect around the lab as a quality manufacturer.

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Hercules, originally conceived inessentially created the video card revolution. Since brand name recognition plays a substantial role in consumer purchase, Guillemot was able to gain a whole new image. If, in our initial testing, we determine that a motherboard guilleomt a video card isn’t really performing at what we call day-1 propswe typically give it time.

That’s the smoothalicious way to handle ginormous textures. Also, we guillemkt a few comments on our GeForce-Linux experience to share. That’s still mostly the case today, with a few apps and even more benchmarks Treemark, woohoo!

Both cards are still available on the market, although the death of SDR may not be too far off, if only because market forces are seemingly favoring the DDR models across the board.

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Reviewing a product that isn’t really ready for the primetime isn’t only boring, it eschewing. When we received our first units 3 months ago, the driver’s weren’t so hot, and the cards had a hard time really differentiating themselves from the Giullemot Ultras out there.

Take the Poll Technica. By purchasing the Hercules name, Guillemot was able to sell their products under the name of Hercules, spawning memories of the older days of the former Hercules. After testing and hangin’ wit it a bit more, we’re ready to give you a shootout between two GeForce cards that’ll make ya think.

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Guillemot Guillemot Hercules Product: Now things are a bit better, but are the good enough to temp you? The motivation behind Guillemot’s investment: Nanotech and Quantum Mechanics.

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Ultimate Limits of Computers. Despite complaints from the press over NVidia’s lackluster spec sheet the GeForce sported a slower clockspeed than the TNT2 Ultrathe cards sold like wildfire. Post Your Comment Please log ddr-rvi or sign up to comment. Soon after the announcement, in November of the propht year, a French company named Guillemot swooped in an scooped up remains of Hercules. First, let’s lay out these differences in a no-nonsense table.

Both cards are also based on the reference designs from NVidia. Now, all Guillemot cards are sold under the name of Hercules, creating a false nostalgia.

Well, we’ll answer the practical side of that question in the ddr-div, but in theory, DDR RAM improves on SDR RAM by providing 2 as opposed to 1 data transfer per clock cycle, theoretically doubling the internal memory bandwidth to 4.