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Gigabyte GV-N57U128D FX 5700 Ultra Videocard Review

Gigabyte GV-N57U128D FX 5700 Ultra Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Today PCstats is evaluating the new Gigabyte GV-N57U128D GeForceFX 5700 Ultra videocard.
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Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Gigabyte Jan 27 2004   Colin Sun  
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Benchmarks: AquaMark3, Gun Metal 2

AquaMark3 Source: Massive Development

AquaMark3 is a powerful tool to determine reliable information about the gaming performance of a computer system. Because the benchmark extensively utilizes DirectX9, DirectX8 and DirectX7 functionality, it represents the requirements of typical gaming applications in 2003 and 2004.

AquaMark 3 Benchmark Results
Graphics Points Ranking
1. ATi Radeon 9800XT 6141
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 5670
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

4860

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 3735
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 3045
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 5436
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 2520
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 2085
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D 3435
10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 4803

AquaMark 3 Benchmark Results
Overall Points Ranking
1. ATi Radeon 9800XT 47175
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 44362
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

39219

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 31590
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 26530
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 42994
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 22448
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 18915
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D 29451
10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 38948

In AquaMark3 the Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D trails Asus Radeon A9600XT at stock speeds, but when overclocked it performs close to that of the ATi Radeon 9700 Pro.

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 9800XT 31.42
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 28.65
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

25.32

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 18.9
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 16.79
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 31.1
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 14.58
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 19.24
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D

23.76

10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 27.65

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. ATi Radeon 9800XT 40.5
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 37.26
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

32.91

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 24.29
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 21.5
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 39.53
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 21.97
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 19.24
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D

31.42

10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 34.58

Gun Metal 2 is based on DX9, and here we see that the Gigabyte G-NV57U128D is head and shoulders faster than the Asus Radeon A9600XT - very impressive. Overclocked, the card performs faster than the ATi Radeon 9700 Pro too.

Gun Metal 2 Demo 1 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. ATi Radeon 9800XT 19.75
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 18.23
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

16.17

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 10.96
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 9.87
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 20.47
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 10.33
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 9.45
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D

14.66

10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 17.32

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. ATi Radeon 9800XT 25.32
2. ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 23.18
3.

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

20.23

4. Asus Radeon A9600XT 13.03
5. Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 11.66
6. MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 26.79
7. Albatron GeForceFX 5600 Ultra 12.91
8. MSI G4Ti4600-VT2D8X 9.96
9. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D

18.17

10. Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D (535/1000) 21.47

No videocard offers good frame rates at 1600x1200, but the Gigabyte GV-NV57U128D does not fall as quickly as its competition.

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Contents of Article: Gigabyte GV-N57U128D
 Pg 1.  Gigabyte GV-N57U128D FX 5700 Ultra Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  Overclocking the GV-N57U128D
 Pg 3.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, CodeCreatures
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: AquaMark
 Pg 5.  — Benchmarks: AquaMark3, Gun Metal 2
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: X2 The Threat, UT2003
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, X2 The Threat, UT2003 w/AA
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, X2 The Threat, UT2003 w/AF
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2001, X2 The Threat, UT2003 w/AA+AF

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