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PowerColor X1600 XT Bravo PCI Express Videocard Review

PowerColor X1600 XT Bravo PCI Express Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The Radeon X1600 XT core doesn't generate a significant amount of heat, so a simple aluminum heatsink that extends over the memory modules is all the card really needs.
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Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: PowerColor Apr 20 2006   Colin Sun  
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Benchmarking a Radeon X1600XT: 3DMark 05/06

The details of how the PowerColor X1600 XT videocard test system was configured for benchmarking, including the specific hardware, software drivers, operating system and benchmark versions are indicated below. In the second column are the general specs for the reference platforms this Radeon X1600 XT videocard is to be compared against. Please take a moment to look over PCSTATS test system configurations before moving on to the individual benchmark results.

PCSTATS Test System Configurations
Test System Reference System
Processor:

AMD Athlon64 4000+

Clock Speed:

12 x 200 MHz = 2.4 GHz

Motherboards:

Asus A8N-SLI Premium (NF4 SLI)

Videocard: PowerColor X1600 XT

MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B
ATi Radeon X850 XT PE
MSI RX850XT-TD256E
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E
ATi Radeon X800 XL
PowerColor X700 PRO
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single Mode)
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode)
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (Single Mode)
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (SLI Mode)
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E
MSI NX6800-TD128E (Single)
MSI NX6800-TD128E (SLI Mode)
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single Mode)
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode)

Memory:

2x 512MB OCZ Gold GX PC3500 DDR

Hard Drive: 74GB Western Digital Raptor WD740
CDROM: AOpen Combo 52x
PowerSupply: PC Power & Cooling TurboCool 510 SLI
Heatsink: Athlon64 4000+ Reference Heatsink
Software Setup:

Microsoft WindowsXP SP2
nVIDIA Forceware 6.70
nVIDIA Forceware 81.95
ATI Catalyst 6.3

Benchmarks:

3DMark05
3DMark06
AquaMark3
FarCry
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
Doom 3
FEAR
Quake 4
X3: Reunion

AA+AF Benchmarks
FarCry
FEAR
Doom 3

3DMark05 Source: FutureMark

3DMark05 is the latest version of the highly favoured 3DMark graphics benchmarking series. It is the first benchmark to require DirectX9.0 compliant hardware with support for Pixel Shader 2.0 or higher!

3DMark05
Overall Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX/2DHTV/512M/A 10905
MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E 9117
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B 7390
ATi Radeon X850 XT PE 6568
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 5921
ATi Radeon X800 XL 5301
PowerColor X700 Pro 3286
MSI NX7900GTX-VT2D512E 10245
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D512E 9147
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 7696
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 11571
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (Single) 6883
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (SLI Mode) 11161
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 5288
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 3287
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 6425
PowerColor X1600 XT 5503
PowerColor X1600 XT (631/693) 5756

The PowerColor X1600XT performs faster than a GeForce 6800GT and Radeon X800 XL videocard in 3DMark05.

3DMark06 Source: FutureMark

3DMark06 is the worldwide standard in advanced 3D game performance benchmarking. A fundamental tool for every company in the PC industry as well as PC users and gamers, 3DMark06 uses advanced real-time 3D game workloads to measure PC performance using a suite of DirectX 9 3D graphics tests, CPU tests, and 3D feature tests. 3DMark06 tests include all new HDR/SM3.0 graphics tests, SM2.0 graphics tests, AI and physics driven single and multiple cores or processor CPU tests and a collection of comprehensive feature tests to reliably measure next generation gaming performance today.

3DMark06
Overall: Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX/2DHTV/512M/A 4903
MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E 3976
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B 3315
ATi Radeon X850 XT PE 2220
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 2012
ATi Radeon X800 XL 1779
PowerColor X700 Pro 776
MSI NX7900GTX-VT2D512E 4929
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D512E 4314
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 3826
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 5707
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (Single) 3406
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (SLI Mode) 5262
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 2349
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 1461
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 2310
PowerColor X1600 XT 2315
PowerColor X1600 XT (631/693) 2426
SM2.0 Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX/2DHTV/512M/A 2290
MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E 1810
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B 1429
ATi Radeon X850 XT PE 1172
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 1046
ATi Radeon X800 XL 909
PowerColor X700 Pro 370
MSI NX7900GTX-VT2D512E 2527
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D512E 1953
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 1726
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 3121
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (Single) 1484
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (SLI Mode) 2764
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 978
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 567
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 919
PowerColor X1600 XT 911
PowerColor X1600 XT (631/693) 964
HDR/SM3.0 Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX/2DHTV/512M/A 2552
MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E 1808
Gigabyte GV-RX18L256V-B 1427
ATi Radeon X850 XT PE 0
MSI RX800XT-VTD256E 0
ATi Radeon X800 XL 0
PowerColor X700 Pro 0
MSI NX7900GTX-VT2D512E 2349
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D512E 2214
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (Single) 1709
MSI NX7800GTX-VT2D256E (SLI Mode) 2960
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (Single) 1471
Asus EN7800GT 2DHTV/256M/OSP/A (SLI Mode) 2609
MSI NX6800GT-T2D256E 899
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (Single) 529
MSI NX6600GT-TD128E (SLI Mode) 924
PowerColor X1600 XT 935
PowerColor X1600 XT (631/693) 987

The performance of the PowerColor X1600 XT videocard is good on the whole given its class. Within 3DMark06 it holds up well to the two GeForce 6600GTs running in SLI.

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Contents of Article: PowerColor X1600 XT Bravo
 Pg 1.  PowerColor X1600 XT Bravo PCI Express Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  ATI's Radeon X1600 XT Graphics Core
 Pg 3.  — Benchmarking a Radeon X1600XT: 3DMark 05/06
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: AquaMark3
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: FarCry
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: SplinterCell: Chaos Theory
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: Doom 3
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: Quake 4
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: FEAR
 Pg 10.  Benchmarks: X3: Reunion
 Pg 11.  Advanced Benchmarks: FarCry, Doom 3, FEAR
 Pg 12.  Does Powercolor Have a Winner, Sort Of?

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