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Nvidia GeForce 3

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How well can the GeForce 3 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce 3 is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 8 requirement.

How many years will the GeForce 3 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce 3 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce 3 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce 3? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 7821% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 825 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 6361% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 758 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
0 FPS
High
The GeForce 3 was released on 27 Feb 2001

GeForce 3 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce 3
GPU
Architecture
NV20
Process
TMUs
Texture Rate
ROPs
Pixel Rate
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
4
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 8.1
Shader
1.1
Open GL
1.3
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
64 MB
Memory Speed
230 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR
Memory Bandwidth
3.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
200 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
Best Resolution
GPU Upgrade
GeForce 3 Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce 3 is a very old GPU part of the GeForce 3 Series released by NVIDIA in 2001.
It only supports DirectX up to 8.1 so even DirectX 9 games are most likely unplayable.
That being said, the 64MB video memory and very low core clock doom its performance from the start. Therefore, almost all today's games are unplayable, even at the lowest settings.


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GeForce 3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
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RAM
12GB
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