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ASUS 2900 XT and 8800 Ultra Compared - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

Today we take two of the latest graphics cards from ASUS and compare the new HD 2900 XT against the 8800 Ultra.

| Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 25, 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.

 

 

Moving to the newer 3DMark06 we can see that at the lower resolution the HD 2900 XT and 8800 Ultra are pretty close together.

 

Moving up in resolutions we can see that the more expensive Ultra pulls ahead quite significantly.

 

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