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Monday, 11 October 2010 10:45

Point of View / TGT GTX 480 Beast reviewed - 8. Tessellation Test: TessMark

Written by Sanjin Rados
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Review: GTX 480 Beast is the fastest Fermi around


Tesselation test - TessMark

TessMark is an OpenGL 4 benchmark. That means you can play with GPU tessellation under Windows XP, Vista and Seven. Of course, you need a GeForce GTX 400 series or a Radeon HD 5000 Series. No GPU tessellation with previous generation of graphics cards!

Like Unigine Heaven, TessMark allows to select the level tessellation. The small difference is that TessMark proposes four differents levels (moderate, normal, extreme and insane), source geeks3d.com / oZone3D.net

GTX 480 Beast outruns the reference GTX 480 in OpenGL tessellation test by 14%.

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+1 #1 Nerdmaster 2010-10-11 14:33
I am curious if it can beat Cayaman. Probably will be on par! (but Cayaman will cost 100 - 200 bucks less for sure)
 
 
0 #2 Dev 2010-10-11 18:36
NV needs some new powerful cards with 104 architect to compete.......
btw i was thinking 2 c some overclocked performance benchmark as well ...
 
 
+1 #3 thomasg 2010-10-12 03:54
Does it come with the radiator/water pump, or do you gotta have your own?
 
 
+1 #4 blandead 2010-10-12 05:51
Quoting thomasg:
Does it come with the radiator/water pump, or do you gotta have your own?


of course not... you have to have that in first place to buy a watercooled edition card. just comes with the plate for gpu. Those alone usually cost a lot. I don't see anything special about this besides a waste of money. New generation is coming out soon. I'd wait for 28nm if going with Nvidia then they could probably do wonders, but they are just stuck right now. Point of View / TGT seems like a great company though I would love to see what they do with next-gen NV cards.
 
 
0 #5 thomasg 2010-10-13 15:41
Well it would have been a deal for a whole self-contained water-cooled card. They do make water-cooled cards like that, but if this one isn't, it just isn't worth the price premium.
 

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