GeForce 8600 GTS gaming performance

Posted on Monday, Apr 09 2007 @ 00:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone got their hands on a GeForce 8600 GTS graphics cards and benchmarked it in three games. They compare the card to the old GeForce 7900 GT.

These tests were done on a Windows XP test system with a Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 overclocked to 2.4GHz, 2x 1GB GSkill F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ 800MHz memory running at CL4-4-4-12 timings on the ASUS P5N-E SLI 650i SLI motherboard.

Here are the results:
Company of Heroes - 1280 x 1024:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 46FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 47FPS

Company of Heroes - 1600 x 1200:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 35FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 34FPS

Company of Heroes - 2560 x 1600:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 16FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 16FPS


BattleField 2142 - 1280 x 960:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 73FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 68FPS

BattleField 2142 - 1600 x 1200:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 52FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 48FPS

BattleField 2142 - 2048 x 1536:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 34FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 31FPS


NeverWinter Nights 2 - 1280 x 1024:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 19FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 15FPS

NeverWinter Nights 2 - 1600 x 1200:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 15FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 12FPS

NeverWinter Nights 2 - 2560 x 1600:
GeForce 8600 GTS (745/1145): 8FPS
GeForce 7900 GT (450/660): 7FPS


About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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