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HIS X850XT and X800XL Graphics Cards - iTURBO is back again - Benchmarks - Quake 3 Arena

HIS are back in the labs again this month with their latest generation of cards, the PCI Express versions of the ATI Radeon X850XT and X800XL. Both cards are part of the HIS IceQ II series which claim (and do) to offer better cooling than ATI reference cards as well as not exceeding 20db in the noise department. Both cards support iTURBO and the X850XT version even has a standard iTURBO overclocked setting which matches the clock speeds of the more expensive X850XT PE. That means you'll get the performance of the ultra high-end X850XT PE for the price of the high-end X850XT. Read on as we take a close look at both cards!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 12, 2005 4:00 am

Quake 3 Arena

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Timedemo001

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake3-arena/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Quake 3 Arena is a real-world OpenGL benchmark that we have been using here at TweakTown for quite a while now because it has proven itself to be one of the best gaming benchmarks around to compare a wide range of different products. Quake 3 Arena is getting very old, but is still one of the best ways of testing video and PC systems for any instability and best performance hence the reason we are still using it today.

 

 

Quake 3 Arena is used to show the type of performance you can expect in old games and as you can see, both cards have no hassles at all providing massive frames per second.

 

 

 

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