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Foxconn 8600GTS-256 Geforce 8600GTS DirectX10 Videocard Review

Foxconn 8600GTS-256 Geforce 8600GTS DirectX10 Videocard Review  - PCSTATS
Abstract: There are many Geforce 8600GTS models to pick from, and to be honest these videocards are virtually all re-branded nVidia reference cards.
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Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Foxconn Apr 26 2007   Colin Sun  
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Videocard Benchmarks: Doom 3, Quake 4

ID Software Doom 3 1.3

Source: id Software

At its highest setting, Ultra quality, texture sizes pass the 500MB mark which means even tomorrow's videocards will have a hard time running everything. The frame rates in the game itself are locked at 60 fps so anything above that point is wasted. Each test is run three times and with the third run being recorded.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportID Software Doom 3 1.3
HQ 1024x768 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 170.3
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 143.2
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 185.3
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 182.3
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 180.8
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 155.9
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 180.4
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 172.4
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 174.9
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 165.9
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 134.7
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 118.9
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 152.4
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 161.7
HQ1600x1200 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 116.7
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 81.9
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 175.1
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 153.1
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 154.8
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 82.2
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 143.3
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 162.1
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 134.5
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 112.7
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 71.8
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 60.8
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 79.4
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 88
UQ 1024x768 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 164.4
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 134.1
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 184.5
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 183
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 180.7
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 150.4
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 178.4
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 170.3
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 174.5
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 164.3
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 127.2
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 115.9
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 147.2
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 159.3
UQ 1600x1200 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 110.9
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 76.3
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 174.9
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 151.6
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 153.3
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 71.9
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 112.1
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 160.1
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 130.9
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 109.7
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 68.6
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 59.9
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 69.9
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 87

Doom 3 framerates at lower resolutions put the Foxconn 8600GTS-256 in similar territory as the GeForce 7900GS. If we increase the screen quality, the memory bandwidth handicap starts to expose itself.

ID Software Quake 4 1.3

Source: id Software

Quake 4 is the latest shooter from ID and is based on the Doom 3 engine. Tweaked to for more eye candy, Quake 4 promises to be tougher on videocards and systems than its predecessor was. Quake 4 also does not have a 60 fps limiter like Doom 3, with the Ultra setting, graphic textures can surpass the 500MB mark! Each test is run three times and with the third run being recorded.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportID Software Quake 4 1.3 Custom Demo
HQ 1024x768 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 151.8
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 145.8
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 186.5
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 190.1
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 183.3
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 180.6
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 186.3
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 176.3
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 184
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 173.1
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 165.2
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 141.5
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 182.2
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 185
HQ 1600x1200 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 135.9
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 118.3
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 185.9
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 180.3
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 181.5
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 136.3
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 179.5
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 172.7
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 164.1
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 171.6
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 116.2
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 95.1
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 132.8
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 142
UQ 1024x768 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 150.9
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 130.6
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 186.6
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 184.6
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 182.9
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 177.4
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 181.4
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 178.1
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 179.8
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 165.2
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 143.8
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 137.1
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 172.9
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 180.3
UQ 1600x1200 FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 130.3
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 108
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 185.7
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 177.3
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 178.2
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 127
nVidia Geforce 8600GTS Reference (SLI) 171.7
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 172.2
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 160.1
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 115.6
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 104.5
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 91.5
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 125.4
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 (763/2242) 137.2

Quake 4 is easier on the videocards, and here we see the mainstream oriented Foxconn 8600GTS-256 outperform the GeForce 7900GS, even at 1600x1200 with max settings!

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Contents of Article: Foxconn 8600GTS-256
 Pg 1.  Foxconn 8600GTS-256 Geforce 8600GTS DirectX10 Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  Getting Down & Dirty - GeForce 8600GTS Technology
 Pg 3.  Overclocking the Foxconn GeForce 8600GTS
 Pg 4.  Videocard Benchmarks: 3DMark05, 3DMark06
 Pg 5.  Videocard Benchmarks: FarCry, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
 Pg 6.  — Videocard Benchmarks: Doom 3, Quake 4
 Pg 7.  Videocard Benchmarks: FEAR
 Pg 8.  Advanced Videocard Benchmarks: FarCry, Doom 3, FEAR
 Pg 9.  Mainstream Gamers Delight?

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