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ASUS GeForce GTX 285 Matrix ROG Graphics Card

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 5, 2009 11:54 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: ASUS

Test System Setup


Processor(s): Intel Core 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 and Windows Vista SP1 64-bit
Drivers: NVIDIA ForceWare 190.38


Today we'll be having a look at how the Matrix performs against a stock clocked ASUS GTX 285 while also seeing what kind of extra performance we get over the little brother to the GTX 285, the much loved GTX 275.


3DMark Vantage


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.1
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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.




We can see straight off the mark the ASUS GTX 285 1GB Matrix gives us a small boost in performance when compared to the stock model.


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