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Inno3D i-Chill GeForce GTS 250 with AC Twin Turbo Pro - Test System Setup and 3DMark Vantage

The GTS 250 might be feeling a bit old, but companies are still mixing it up. We have a look at Inno3Ds version today.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 5, 2009 11:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Inno3D

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 186.18

 

Today we'll be seeing how the Inno3D GTS 250 iChill model goes against the stock clocked ECS GTS 250 we looked at the other week. We'll also see how the card compares against the higher clocked GTX 260+ from Galaxy.

 

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.

 

Inno3D GTS 250 TwinTurbo Pro 1GB Graphics Card

 

In our first test we can see that the extra MHz the Inno3D offers over the stock ECS card gives us a nice performance increase.

 

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