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Leadtek WinFast 8500 & 8600GT with HDMI - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

We've got two graphics cards on the table from Leadtek today which are most suited to HTPCs with their residing HDMI.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 10, 2007 5:00 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.

 

 

The 8500GT seems to perform at about half the speed of it's bigger brother which manages to just sit behind the AMD offered HD 2600 XT.

 

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