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Gigabyte GeForce 7800 GTX - Our first retail offering - Benchmarks - Quake 3 Arena

Hot on the heels of nVidia's GeForce 7800 GTX graphics card launch last week, we've already received Gigabyte's retail offering which is being shipped into the market around the world. We will be having a look at what Gigabyte are offering the public with the first retail 7800 GTX that we have seen. We will also be looking at if these cards offer us any extra performance over our reference cards that we looked at last week.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 29, 2005 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Quake 3 Arena

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Demo001

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake3-arena/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Quake 3 Arena is a real-world OpenGL benchmark that we have been using here at TweakTown for quite a while now because it has proven itself to be one of the best gaming benchmarks around to compare a wide range of different products. Quake 3 Arena is getting very old, but is still one of the best ways of testing video and PC systems for any instability and best performance hence the reason we are still using it today.

 

 

We did get 1.83FPS closer to breaking the 500FPS barrier but it just isn't going to happen with our system clocked at default.

 

How much does it cost me?

 

Gigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B GeForce 7800 GTX, (256 MB) Graphic Card

 

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