SLI Under The Microscope: Vista vs. XP

Posted on Thursday, Sep 27 2007 @ 03:47 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hot Hardware thought it might be interesting to see what the numbers looked like for the extreme performance junkies in our midst, running dual-graphics SLI setups with high-end DX10 capable GeForce 8800 graphics cards. Is SLI mode on Vista still two steps behind in performance in comparison to XP? In this article we offer a quick-take assessment of NVIDIA's latest ForceWare driver release, running on Windows XP and Windows Vista installations in SLI mode. NVIDIA seems to have closed the gap a bit and we set out to explore this in some of the most exciting and new game engines on the market.

Check it out at Hot Hardware.


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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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