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Tuesday, 17 April 2007 15:24

Gainward Bliss 8600 GTS beats the reference - Page 2

Written by Sanjin Rados
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Review: Gainward BLISS GeForce 8600 GTS GS, 256MB GDDR3 


We used:

Intel Core 2 Duo 6800 Extreme edition
Nforce 680i EVGA board
Corsair Dominator TWIN2X1024-8500 at 5-5-5-15 at 1066 MHz
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 400GB SATA NCQ hard drive
Akasa EVO AK 922 Blue Athlon 64/X2/FX cooler and Intel CPU's
Silverstone DA750W modular PSU

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Composite Figures 3Dmark 03

3DMark 03

Game2

Game3

Game4

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

16639

111.7

99.1

101.2

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

14364

94.9

85.3

86.4

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

17566

133.0

101.4

110.1

Gainward 8600GTS 725/2200MHz

18916

144.6

109.4

119.2

 

 

 

 

 

Composite Figures 3Dmark 03

Single Texturinng

Multi Textur.

Vertex Shader

Pixel Shader 2.0

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

2728.9

7431.0

48.5

327.6

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

2364.4

6400.3

43.3

279.8

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

2638.5

7434.6

59.0

227.7

Gainward 8600GTS 725/2200MHz

2844.8

8015.4

63.5

249.6

 

 

 

 

 

Composite Figures 3Dmark 05

3DMark 05

Game1

Game2

Game3

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

7045

32.4

20.8

33.2

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

6132

28.5

18.0

28.7

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

11407

48.0

36.1

54.9

Gainward 8600GTS 725/2200MHz

12354

52.0

38.9

59.7

 

 

 

 

 

Composite Figures 3Dmark 05

Single Texturinng

Multi Textur.

Pixel Shader

VS/VS
complex

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

3229.5

7693.0

198.5

58.4/42.4

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

2811.8

6648.9

168.7

51.3/37.2

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

2723.5

8094.5

179.5

117.2/123.9

Gainward 8600GTS 725/2200MHz

2904.9

8688.9

193.6

130.8/136.3


Let's start with 3Dmark03. Gainward's card is the fastest one and almost scores 19000 in 3Dmark03. The reference clocked card at 675 / 2000 MHz scores 17566 so more than 1300 points less then the fastest one. Gainward 8600 GTS is 4500 marks faster than the previous king of the mainstream 7600 GT, but only 2300 points faster than Sparkle's overclocked 7600 GT at 80 nanometre.

In 3Dmark05 Gainward's overclocked card scores around 900 points more than the default clocked 8600 GTS. It is great to compare this card to a 7600 GT as the 8600 GTS Bliss edition is more than twice as fast in this test. Even the new 7600 GT at 80 nanometre from Sparkle is left behind and the 8600 GTS, even at its default clock, scores much better.

 

Composite Figures 3Dmark 06

3DMark 06

 

 

 

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

3811

 

 

 

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

3314

 

 

 

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

5513

 

 

 

Gainward 8600GTS 725/2200MHz

5916

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SM2.0 Test

Score

GT1

GT2

 

Sparcle Calibre 7600GT 650/1600MHz

1483

12.224

12.498

 

Nvidia 7600GT 560/1400MHz

1276

10.524

10.747

 

Nvidia 8600GTS 675/2000MHz

2287

17.655

20.470

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