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Intel Joins the Overclockers - Bad Axe 2 Motherboard - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

By: Cameron Johnson | Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 29, 2006 5:00 am



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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.



3DMark06 shows the same trend as 05 with the Bad Axe just in front due to the superior ATI Crossfire setup of the Intel 975X chipset.

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