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Gigabyte call on Zalman - Radeon X1950PRO vs. GeForce 7900GS - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

Gigabyte has created some new graphics cards which use aftermarket Zalman coolers. We check out the X1950PRO and 7900GS.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 28, 2006 5:00 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.

 

 

When we move to something that is more intensive, we can see that the GeForce 7900GS begins to close in.

Gigabyte GV-NX79G256DP-RH GeForce 7900 GS, (256 MB) Graphic Card

 

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