All test were conducted using the following PC setup:
- Motherboard: Asus Stiker II Extreme Bios 603 (Nvidia 790i Ultra SLI)
- Processor: Intel Q9300
- Case: Open Air testbed
- Power Supply: OCZ GameXStream GXS600 SLI-Ready
- Memory: 2x1GB Supertalent DDR3-1600 (1333MHz@ 7-7-7-20-1T)
- HDD: WD 200JB 7200RPM
- Monitor: LG L246WH-BH 24"
- Windows VISTA SP1 32bit with all the latest updates installed
- DirectX March 2008
- Nvidia Forceware series v175.63 with High Quality setting.
All three graphics cards were done using the same graphics driver revision. We used many games and applications to evaluate each graphics card's performance. In addition we used FRAPS software to measure in game performance when needed.
- 3DMark 05 v1.2.0
- 3DMark 06 v1.1.0
- Half Life 2: Episode 2
- 3DMark Vantage v1.00
- Company Of Heroes v1.7.1
- Crysis v1.2.0 Retail
- Assasin't Creed v1.00 retail