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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 in Tri SLI Tested - 3DMark Vantage

We figured one GTX 280 was boring, so we decided to strap a second, then a third into the IBP rig to see how it fairs.

| NVIDIA SLI Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 16, 2008 4:00 am

3DMark Vantage

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.1

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware.

 

3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.

 

 

Moving to the more intensive Vantage test, the SLI GTX 280 setup really comes out ahead of the Quad SLI GX2 one. Adding a third card, we received almost a 30% increase in performance at the higher setting.

 

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