Reviews & Editorials

Tom's Hardware: Avivo vs. Purevideo, Round 1: The Radeon X1000 vs. Geforce 7000 Generation
"Well, color me happy because this is about as close a race as you can get. Purevideo does surpass Avivo in the final score..." Eternal Battle Day 5: Building a High-Definition HTPC
"For now, it looks like NVIDIA 7800GTX PureVideo represents the best on the PC when it comes to HD..." NVIDIA Editor's Day June 2005 and Hands-on 7800GTX Preview
"As you can see in the benchmarks, this card is pretty quick on the draw and might bring us to a new level of real time rendering. We'll have a more in depth review and benchmark session on this video card in the coming days, so stay tuned for that. One big item of note is how quiet this card was for a high level card... almost HTPC quiet already. Put that on top of the practical death of Powerstrip with these new drivers, and we're moving into an interesting time period for HTPC users." Chaintech 6600 GT
"The 6600GT, I have to say I was really incredibly impressed. The component out looked amazing and worked very well... Honestly you really cant go wrong with the 6600 GT...If there was an award to give I would have to say that the Chaintech SA6600G - 6600 GT card is worthy of one. It's a nice bundle, excellent IQ through the included component video adapter, and amazing performance all at a low price really make it an awesome card." NVIDIA PureVideo Technology
"NVIDIA's PureVideo Technology is a great step forward in improved image quality and performance for everything from home movies to high definition video...In the end, PureVideo is a great technology from NVIDIA that is basically a free addition to a line of graphics cards that already had much of the enthusiast crowds' attention."

HotHardware: NVIDIA PureVideo Technology
"The video quality produced on the GeForce 6 Series of graphics cards with PureVideo technology was excellent, and rivaled that of most consumer electronics devices... NVIDIA's PureVideo Technology and new decoder software dramatically improve video playback on the PC, and further blurs the lines between the PC and a Home Entertainment Center."

Anandtech: NVIDIA Enables PureVideo on GeForce 6 GPUs
"the NVIDIA PureVideo codec even offered better image quality than the latest DScaler 5 build... Overall we're pleased with PureVideo, there's very little to complain about." NVIDIA's GeForce 7800 GTX Hits The Ground Running
"Adding transparency AA and further enhancing the efficiency of their PureVideo hardware will be the most tangible feature additions of the GeForce 7800 GTX."

The Tech Report: Inside the G70 GPU
"With the G70, NVIDIA's high-end cards finally get a proper PureVideo implementation."

The Register: NVIDIA unveils GeForce 7800 GTX
"Alongside the latest incarnation of SLi, the 7800 GTX features a new version of PureVideo, NVIDIA's video image processing system, which can handle all HD resolutions." GeForce 7800 GTX
"PureVideo utilizing the 7800 GTX was working in the G70 hardware 100%, a deinterlacing feast for the eyes and impressive for sure."