Two for two:GeForce GTX 295 SLI vs. Radeon HD 4870 X2 CrossFire
December 28, 2008, 8:17 am
The next round of confrontation between two competing camps. California company to the guys from Canada. The competition supertyazhelovesov such a level in our news will be held for the first time. The first tests of the SLI-system links the two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 have made it clear what can be a potential owner of such a tandem. The results in 3DMark Vantage is impressive, but they do not provide an indication of the competitive advantage of a pair of graphics adapters, holding the first line in the party list of NVIDIA. So, in the right corner of the ring is impertinent challenger for the title of King of 3D - GeForce GTX 295 SLI. With little fear of looking at it from the left corner of the current champion - Radeon HD 4870 X2 CrossFire. Processor support for the warring parties to ensure the processor Intel Core i7-965 Extreme Edition, accelerated to the frequency of 4, 2 GHz. In addition, the services provided:motherboard Asus Rampage II Extreme and RAM A-Data DDR3-2000, working in trehkanalnom mode. It should also be noted that the GeForce GTX 295 graphics card to work on the formula 705/1250/1400 MHz frequency, a pair of Radeon HD 4870 X2 at frequencies 832/1050 MHz. Just four rounds with a different length of time - it 3DMark 03 05 06 and Vantage. The winner will be determined to a greater number of points. In order to not torment the reader a large number of screenshots, we cite only the final figure with the results for each of the rounds. And now the same information ? but in another form, which will see the difference in performance between the rivals in percentage terms. To say that the Californian fighter won unconditional victory, you can not. In some rounds on points won a bundle of video cards Radeon HD 4870 X2, albeit a small break, but a victory is a victory. But in the complex, technologically advanced, the test package 3DMark Vantage, the chances of the Canadian pair was not easy, its almost a quarter ahead of SLI-system of two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295. The crown of the fastest systems of the two graphics cards to pass to the latest product - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295. Of course, there is still account for one time, testing was not at full frequencies, which could postpone some impact on its results. But on the other hand, we have witnessed the fight, when victory for the rounds of changing from one pair to another, which further underscores just win.