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nVidia nForce 500 Series for Socket AM2 - What's new nVidia? - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

We got a mixture of MSI and DFI nForce 500 series Socket AM2 boards. We put them together to find out the differences.

| NVIDIA Chipsets in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Sep 18, 2006 4:00 am

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 102

 

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.

 

 

As with 3DMark05, there is little difference between the setups at stock or using the different SLI configurations.

MSI K9N Platinum Motherboard

 

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