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ASUS GeForce GTX 285 1GB Graphics Card - Test System Setup and 3DMark Vantage

Today we have a look at the stock GTX 285 from ASUS and see how it goes in the performance department.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 11, 2009 6:09 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: ASUS

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: ForceWare 185.85, Catalyst 9.4

 

Today we'll check out how the GTX 285 from ASUS compares to the lower end GTX 275 and the top dawg card from ATI, the HD 4890.

 

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.

 

ASUS GTX 285 1GB Graphics Card

 

In our first test we see the GTX 285 take out top position. Compared to the GTX 275, however, there isn't a huge gap.

 

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