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ECS GeForce 8800GT Accelero S1 512MB - Test System Setup and 3DMark05

ECS are making a push into the enthusiast graphics segment. We've got a passively cooled 8800GT from them on the table.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 30, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: ECS

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 7.11, Forceware 169.06 (8800GTS 512MB)

 

As mentioned just before, the ECS 8800GT carries with it stock clocks so we won't throw anything too exciting into the mix. What we do have is the 8800GT AMP! Edition from Zotac along with the GeCube 3850 OC's in Crossfire.

 

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 passive cooled card doesn't really have any trouble holding its ground. It sits only slightly behind the overclocked offering from Zotac.

 

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