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Friday, 20 March 2009 16:21

Gainward GTX 260 GS Goes Like Hell tested - 2. Benchmarking

Written by Sanjin Rados

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Review: Goes Like Hell, overclocks like heaven


Testbed

Motherboard: MSI P45D3 Platinum ( Provided by: MSI );
Processor: Intel Core 2 QX9770 Extreme edition na 3.6GHz ( Provided by: Intel );
Memory: Corsair Dominator 12800 7-7-7-24 ( Provided by: Corsair);
HDD: WD VelociRaptor 300G 10,000RPM ( Provided by: SmoothCreation );


Futuremark tests


3DMark06 reports Gainward GTX260 GS GLH’s 8% advantage over the reference GTX260 card. This result however is just scratching the surface  as Vantage tests report a 14% advantage.

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Gaming

Far Cry 2

Gainward GLH runs 13% faster than the reference GTX 260. Radeon HD4870 had no choice but to look from a distance, as it couldn’t get close to GLH’s results.

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World in Conflict

Initially we only scored 3% to 8% better results compared to the reference card, but 2560x1600 shows Goes Like Hell’s real colors, as the card scores 15% better.

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Left 4 Dead

Radeon HD 4870 1GB manages to beat the reference GTX260 at many resolutions, but it simply couldn’t handle Gainward’s GTX260 GS GLH. GLH again ends up by about 13% faster than the reference GTX260.

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