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MSI NBox FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra Videocard Review

MSI NBox FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra Videocard Review  - PCSTATS
Abstract: Recently there seem to have be a videocard renascence developing. Many manufacturers are now overclocking their cards right from the get go.
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Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: MSI Jul 30 2003   Colin Sun  
Home > Reviews > Video Cards > MSI FX5900U-VTD256

Benchmarks: AquaMark 2.3

AquaMark 2.3 Source: Massive

AquaMark is another DirectX 8 benchmark. Using vertex shaders, any card that is DirectX8 compatible will not just have a huge speed boost, the image will also look better. Default test has 24 MB worth of textures.

AquaMark 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

94.3
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

88.1
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 89.1
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD 81.2
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 63.8
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 58.7
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 91.5
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 92.1

At 1024x768 the ATi Radeon 9800 Pro slightly edges out the MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra. However as the resolution is turned up...

AquaMark 1280x1024
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

77.7
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

69.7
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 77.1
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD 56.4
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 41.1
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 39
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 84.1
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 86.7

AquaMark 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

57
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

49.7

3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 58.7
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD 41.1
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 28.9
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 27.8
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 65.6
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 70.8

Things are quite different here. As the resolution goes higher the MSI GeForceFX 5900 Ultra does not fall as quickly as the Radeon 9800 Pro!

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Contents of Article: MSI FX5900U-VTD256
 Pg 1.  MSI NBox FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  The nBox FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra
 Pg 3.  Cooling the FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra
 Pg 4.  FX5900 Ultra Technology
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: 3DMark
 Pg 6.  — Benchmarks: AquaMark 2.3
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: Comanche 4
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: Gun Metal 2
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: Quake III Arena
 Pg 10.  Benchmarks: UT2003
 Pg 11.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, QIII Arena w/AA
 Pg 12.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, QIII Arena w/AF
 Pg 13.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, QIII Arena w/AA + AF
 Pg 14.  Expensive, but what do you expect?

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