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EPoX 8NPA SLI Motherboard - Boosting the forgotten Socket - Benchmarks - 3DMark Series

What happens when you combine Socket 754 and SLI? Affordable gaming performance! Read on and see what EPoX has to offer.

| NVIDIA Chipset in Motherboards | Posted: Feb 6, 2006 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: EPoX

3DMark05

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 120

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/

 

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3DMark05 is now the second latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and higher.

 

For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.

 

 

3DMark05 shows that the SLI configuration puts the board in a very comfortable position for a gamers rig.

 

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 110

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

3DMark06 is even more intense on the graphics and CPU and this again aids the SLI setup.

EPOX EP-8NPA SLI NVIDIA Socket 754 ATX Motherboard

 

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