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nVidia GeForce 8800GTS 640MB vs. 1280MB in SLI mode - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

Are you buying a couple 320MB or 640MB GeForce 8800GTS cards for SLI? Read on for our full performance investigation!

| NVIDIA SLI Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 21, 2007 4:00 am

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 110

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

We can see here across the board that the 2 x 640MB 8800GTS combination is faster, and quite significantly, its more than just fluctuation... and it's consistent at this stage.

Pine Technology XFX PV-T80G-GHF9 GeForce 8800 GTS, (320 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

 

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