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NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX Early Test! - Benchmarks - 3DMark06 - XP

Shane is back in action again with an early look article at NVIDIA's single GPU GeForce 9800 GTX 512MB graphics card.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 25, 2008 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 over to XP we have a pretty similar picture to what we've seen so far with the GTX showing some decent gains over the 8800GT OC and it performing pretty close behind the X2 and GX2 at the lower resolutions to it to only fall back at the higher ones.

 

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