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XFX 680i LT SLI - Can a graphics card builder make a good motherboard? - Benchmarks - Far Cry

Reference designs - do boards need to be tweaked by a specialist motherboard maker to give top performance and features?

| NVIDIA Chipset in Motherboards | Posted: May 13, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: XFX

Far Cry

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.3

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Benchemall Default Demo

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.farcrygame.com

 

Buy It Here

 

 

While Far Cry is now one of our older benchmarking games, it is still able to put pressure on most computers systems as it is able to utilize all parts of the system. Utilizing PS2.0 technology with the latest versions supporting Shader Model 3.0 with DX9c and offering an exceptional visual experience, there is no denying that even some of the faster graphics cards get a bit of a workout.

 

 

Our final tests show the two boards dead on. Even with the slight overclock to the DFI there is no real gain.

Pine Technology XFX MB-N680-ISH nForce 680i SLI Motherboard

 

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