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Diamond Viper ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB - Benchmarks - 3DMark06 - Vista

The HD 2900 XT might be getting on a bit now, but it isn't out of the picture just yet. Read on to find out why.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 28, 2007 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Diamond Multimedia

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 110

 

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.

 

 

Vista looks similar, the 1GB HD 2900 XT comes out slightly ahead of the 3870 but the 8800GT does come out ahead overall.

 

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