The day has come for ATI and NVIDIA to go head to head on the first DirectX 10 video game benchmark! Call of Juarez is going to be one of the first PC games to take advantage of DirectX 10, we took the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX and ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT video cards out for a test drive on it. Don't expect high frame rates on this one though! Read on to get the low down.
"The only playable resolution for Call of Juarez was at 1024x768 with no AA enabled. The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX with the just released Vista 158.42 drivers was able to take the performance lead and beat out the ATI HD 2900 XT by a small margin. The differences between the NVIDIA 158.18 and 158.42 drivers was significant as they managed to pull off a 20% performance boost by the driver update. The update took NVIDIA from losing this test by ten percent to actually winning it by ten percent..."