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Inno3D GeForce 8600GT iChill - Fab OC'ed - Benchmarks - Half Life 2 (Episode One HDR)

Today we check out Inno3D's new 8600GT iChill card sporting a beefy cooling design and higher than stock clock speeds.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 27, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Inno3D

Half Life 2 (Episode One HDR)

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest from Steam

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.half-life2.com

 

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By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism, responsiveness and new HDR technology, Half-Life 2 Episode One opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

 

We benchmark Half Life 2 Episode One with our own custom timedemos as to avoid possible driver optimizations using the "record demo_name" command and loading the timedemo with the "timedemo demo_name" command - For a full list of the commands, click here.

 

 

In our first real world test we see that the gains are carried over with performance coming within a few percent of the 8600GTS.

 

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