ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT benchmarks released

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 24 2007 @ 14:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DailyTech benchmarked the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT graphics card against the GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB. The tests was done on a Intel D975BX2 BadAxe 2 motherboard with Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor and 2x 1GB DDR2 800MHz memory. The operating system was Windows XP and the ATI card used the Catalyst 8.361 RC4 drivers and the GeForce the ForceWare 158.19 drivers.

Here are the results:

Gaming: Maximum Quality, 1280x1024
Game
AMD ATI Radeon
HD 2900 XT
NVIDIA GeForce
8800 GTS 640MB
Call of Duty 2
73.5 FPS
56.7 FPS
Company of Heroes
92.1 FPS
90.1 FPS
F.E.A.R. 84.0 FPS
83.3 FPS
Half Life 2: Episode 1 112.0 FPS 57.4 FPS *
Oblivion
47.9 FPS
39.5 FPS
3DMark06
11447
9836


Workstation: Maximum Quality, 1280x1024/b>
Game
AMD ATI Radeon
HD 2900 XT
NVIDIA Quadro
FX 5500
Cadalyst C2006
314
243
Autodesk 3ds Max v8 OpenGL
129
101
Autodesk 3ds Max v8 D3D
342
242
Catia 02
56.73
44.87
Maya 02
224.59
142.18


DailyTech says for some reason the HL2 results on the GeForce 8800 GTS were abnormaly low, they aren't sure yet what went wrong during the testing. This card will be launched within 2-3 weeks for $499.


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