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Gainward Rampage700 Golden Sample - HD 4870 X2 On Steroids - Test System Setup and 3DMark Vantage

Gainward is the latest company to attack the HD 4870 X2 and they do it with all guns a'blazin'. We check out their highly impressive Rampage700 GS.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 24, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: Gainward

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): Intel i7 920 @ 3.8GHz (190MHz x 20)

 

Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P (Supplied by Noctua)

 

Motherboard(s): GIGABYTE EX58-UD5 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)

 

Memory: 3 X 2GB OCZ Technology PC-12800 DDR-3 8-8-8-24 (OCZ3G1600LV6GK)

 

Hard Disk(s): Western Digital 300GB Velicorapter (Supplied by Western Digital)

 

Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2, Windows Vista SP1 64-Bit

 

Drivers: Catalyst 8.12

 

Today we'll be checking out the Gainward HD 4870 X2 up against a stock clocked HD 4870 X2. Let's find out what kind of performance boost we get from the extra memory speed on offer.

 

3DMark Vantage

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.1

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware.

 

3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.

 

Gainward Rampage700 Golden Sample - HD 4870 X2 On Steroids

 

Our first test shows no real difference between the two graphics cards.

 

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