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ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT - AMD's long awaited R600 DX10 GPU arrives - Benchmarks - 3DMark05

Has AMD done enough to take the GPU performance crown with HD 2900 XT? We find out with our first set of benchmarks.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 13, 2007 4:00 am

3DMark05

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 130

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/

 

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3DMark05 is now the second latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and above.

 

For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.

 

 

Straight off the bat we can see that the GeForce 8800 GTX manages to take the lead in every test but the new HD 2900 XT managed to put up quite a good fight considering the price difference.

 

As you would expect, the R600 has a big lead over its older brother, the Radeon X1950 XTX. Is it enough to warrant an upgrade though? Let us check out some more tests and find out.

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