Performance Leap: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra

Test Setup

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Test System
CPUIntel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz
FSB200 MHz
MotherboardGigabyte GA-8IG 1000 PRO (i865)
Memory2x Kingston PC3500, 1024 MB
HDDSeagate Barracude 7200.7 120 GB S-ATA (8 MB)
DVDHitachi GD-7000
LANNetgear FA-312
Power SupplyAntec True Control 550W
Drivers & Configuration
GraphicsATI Catalyst v4.3NVIDIA v60.72
ChipsetIntel Inf. Update
OSWindows XP Prof. SP1a
DirectXDirectX 9.0b
Graphic cards used in this article
ATIRadeon 9800XT (Sapphire)
NVIDIAGeForce FX 5950 Ultra (NV)GeForce 6800 Ultra (NV)
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