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BFG Tech GeForce GTX 260 OCX Graphics Card - Test System Setup and 3DMark06

The GTX 260 remains a popular high-end card and today we check out BFGs highly overclocked version; the OCX.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 29, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: BFG Tech

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): GIGABYTE X48-DQ6 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)

 

Memory: 2 X 1GB Kingston PC6400 DDR-2 3-3-3-10 (KHX6400D2ULK2/2G) (Supplied by Kingston)

 

Hard Disk(s): Seagate 250GB 7200RPM SATA-2 7200.10 (Supplied by Seagate)

 

Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2, Windows Vista SP1

 

Drivers: NVIDIA ForceWare 177.79 and Catalyst 8.9

 

With the BFG Tech GTX 260 OCX in hand, it's time to see how it performs. Today we'll be seeing how it compares to the recently tested Force3D HD 4870 Black Edition which also comes pre-overclocked.

 

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 110

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

3DMark06 is the worldwide standard in advanced 3D game performance benchmarking. A fundamental tool for every company in the PC industry as well as PC users and gamers, 3DMark06 uses advanced real-time 3D game workloads to measure PC performance using a suite of DirectX 9 3D graphics tests, CPU tests, and 3D feature tests.

 

3DMark06 tests include all new HDR/SM3.0 graphics tests, SM2.0 graphics tests, AI and physics driven single and multiple cores or processor CPU tests and a collection of comprehensive feature tests to reliably measure next generation gaming performance today.

 

BFG Tech GeForce GTX 260 OCX Graphics Card

 

Off the bat we can see the two cards are performing quite close to each other. As we climb up in resolution, though, the BFG Tech GTX 260 OCX does begin to pull away.

 

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