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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  
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Benchmarks: Gun Metal 2

Gun Metal 2 Source: Yeti Studio

Gun Metal 2 is one of the first games that will be taking advantage of DirectX 9 technology. According to Gun Metal 2, 2x AA is enabled by default on all videocards and the listed framerates are average.

Gun Metal 2 Demo 1 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

23
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

20.08
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 26.48
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD N/A
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 12.89
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 10.9
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 29.64
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 31.17

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

29.52
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

25.82
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 32.61
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD N/A
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 16.73
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 13.56
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 35.75
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 37.03

Being the only DirectX 9 game benchmark in our benchmarking suite, we see that the MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra does very well! It completely leaves everything (other then the Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV) in the dust!

Gun Metal 2 Demo 1 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

13.85
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

12.18
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 17.68
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD N/A
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 7.56
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 7.73
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 19.8
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 21.63

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1.

ATi Radeon 9800 Pro

17.43
2.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

15.18
3. Albatron GeForceFX 5900PV 21.83
4. MSI G4Ti4600-TD N/A
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 9.14
6. Albatron GeForceFX 5600P Turbo 9.06
7. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 24.89
8. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra (489/951) 27.13

Performance differences at the higher resolutions is even larger! In some cases the MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra is over 40% faster than ATi's 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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