ATI versus nVidia -- DirectX 10 Benchmarking

Posted on Tuesday, May 15 2007 @ 00:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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..."

Check it out at Legit Reviews.

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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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