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ASUS GeForce 8800GT 512MB Graphics Card - Test System Setup and 3DMark05

After checking out an overclocked variant recently, Shane now sees how a stock clocked 8800GT fairs against the rest.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 25, 2007 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASUS

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3GHz (333MHz x 9)

 

Cooling: Corsair Nautilus500 (Supplied by Corsair) with Arctic Cooling MX-2 Thermal Compound (Supplied by Arctic Cooling)

 

Motherboard(s): ASUS Blitz Extreme (Supplied by ASUS)

 

Memory: 2 X 1GB Corsair XMS3 DDR-3 1066MHz 7-7-7-21 (Supplied by Corsair)

 

Hard Disk(s): Hitachi 80GB 7200RPM SATA-2

 

Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2, Windows Vista

 

Drivers: Catalyst 7.10, Forceware 169.01

 

The graphs continue to show a fair amount of cards, the HD 2900 XT and PRO have been included alongside the 8800 GTS 320MB. We have also included the MSI NX 8800 GT which comes overclocked out of the box, this to see what kind of impact we get with stock clocks against a slightly overclocked model.

 

All the normal benchmarks are there ranging from synthetic to real world along with XP and Vista testing.

 

3DMark05

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 130

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

3DMark05 is now the second latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and above.

 

For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.

 

 

The stock clocked ASUS 8800GT has no battle against the older AMD offerings. We do see that the overclocked offering does impact higher resolutions more than the lower ones.

 

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