Test System Setup
Processor(s): AMD Athlon X2 3800+
Motherboard(s): ASUS A8N SLI Premium (Supplied by ASUS)
Memory: 2 X 512MB Mushkin PC4000 DDR (Supplied by Mushkin)
Hard Disk(s): WD Raptor 74GB 10,000RPM SATA (Supplied by Western Digital)
Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP1
Drivers: Forceware 81.84 and DX9c
It's been a busy few weeks with the release of F.E.A.R. and Quake 4 and as much as I enjoy new games, when there a major release like these we do find ourselves having to add them to our benchmark suite. What that means for me is more testing but for you a broader range of results and there is no denying people want to know what the current generation cards are going to perform like on these two new games.
Apart from the addition of these two new games, everything is exactly the same with all our usual games and benchmark applications making an appearance. We will be comparing the 7800GT Dual (512MB) against a single GeForce 7800GTX 256MB to see just how it performs and if it's worth venturing down this path.
Version and / or Patch Used: Build 360
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark03/
By combining full DX8 and partial DX9 support with completely new tests and graphics over the previous version, 3DMark03 continues the legacy of being the industry standard 3D benchmark.
Please Note: Due to recent events with the 3DMark03 series, we are adding results purely for those who are still in favor of 3DMark03. These results should not be taken too seriously and are only added for interest sakes.
The 3DMark series really gains from the SLI technology and as you can see the 7800GT Dual takes out the 7800GTX without any effort at all.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [The Package]
- Page 3 [The Card]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - Test System Setup and 3DMark03]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - 3DMark05]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Far Cry]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - Half Life 2]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - Doom 3]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks - Quake 4]
- Page 10 [Benchmarks - F.E.A.R.]
- Page 11 [Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF]
- Page 12 [Benchmarks - CPU Overclocking]
- Page 13 [Final Thoughts]
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