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Albatron GeForce 8600GT-256 PCI Express Videocard Review

Albatron GeForce 8600GT-256 PCI Express Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The nVIDIA GeForce 8600GTS has proven itself to be the darling of the videocard industry, but in its shadows is the GeForce 8600GT. The main difference between the two videocard is clock speed.
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External Mfg. Website: Albatron Jun 13 2007   Max Page  
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Videocard Benchmarks: FarCry, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

Crytek FarCry 1.33 Source: Ubisoft

Real-time editing, bump mapping, static lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows, and a dynamic music system are just some of the state of-the-art features that the CryENGINE offers. The game was set to Ultra quality and the Ubisoft's Regulator and Training demos were run.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportCryTek FarCry 1.33:
UQ Regulator 1024x768: FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 115.87
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 117.69
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 124.21
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 126.13
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 115.3
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 123.48
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 116.48
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 117.73
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 118.75
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 122.88
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 113.26
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 110.03
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 102.56
Albatron 8600GT-256 105.18
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 119.15
UQ Training 1024x768: FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 131.43
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 130.58
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 137.25
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 137.81
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 127.59
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 136.92
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 130.69
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 131.94
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 129.18
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 134.36
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 124.41
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 119.26
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 108.29
Albatron 8600GT-256 112.64
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 135.62
UQ Regulator 1600x1200: FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 108.28
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 94.26
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 122.19
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 119.11
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 112.11
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 109.53
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 70.3
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 71.38
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 117.08
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 112.5
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 97.63
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 66.06
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 56.36
Albatron 8600GT-256 58.37
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 69.47
UQ Training 1600x1200: FPS Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 120.36
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 106.7
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 136.02
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 131.12
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 124.26
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 121.42
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 84.36
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 85.68
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 129.1
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 120.3
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 103.38
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 71.5
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 60.04
Albatron 8600GT-256 64.42
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 82.92

In FarCry the Geforce 8600GT GPU is a little stressed when resolutions are pushed to their max. If you overclock the card, you'll see performance about par with a GeForce 8600GTS. Memory bandwidth is really what holds the GeForce 8600GT GPU back.

Ubisoft Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 1.08 Source: Ubisoft

State of the art graphics and sound technology collide to produce the most breathtaking gaming experience on any console. Advanced physics modeling enables rag doll physics, particle effects, and Seamlessly dynamic environments.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportUbisoft Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory 1.08
1024x768 SM1: Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 139.885792
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 64.443943
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 199.735253
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 196.231297
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 195.397807
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 179.517733
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 118.20247
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 117.641941
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 178.469615
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 144.763566
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 118.241618
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 70.675839
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 60.732844
Albatron 8600GT-256 98.14763215
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 113.8453279
1600x1200 SM1: Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 87.584383
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 106.88449
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 159.620465
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 123.64561
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 125.935686
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 108.197255
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 58.229833
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 58.04113
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 118.73259
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 83.9432
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 66.05565
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 38.890503
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 32.680666
Albatron 8600GT-256 44.77862179
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 53.1548932
1024x768 SM3: Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 112.278394
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 82.984486
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 174.862607
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 139.046478
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 142.313627
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 145.612628
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 82.387783
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 83.591378
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 151.834762
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 112.126407
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 89.210489
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 53.555388
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 44.737425
Albatron 8600GT-256 73.86451239
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 77.15974651
1600x1200 SM3: Points Ranking
Asus EAX1900XTX 2DHTV/512M/A 64.317715
Asus EAX1950PRO/HTDP/256M/A 45.692169
MSI NX8800GTX-T2D768E 98.310611
Foxconn FV-N88SMCD2-ONOC 73.352521
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD-OC 75.407716
GeForce 8600GTS SLI 77.931571
Foxconn 8600GTS-256 40.748037
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC 41.401805
MSI NX7950GX2-T2D1GE 85.479555
MSI NX7900GTX-T2D512E 59.896527
MSI NX7900GS-T2D512E-OC 46.547863
Gigabyte GV-NX76T256D-RH 27.516977
Biostar Sigma-Gate GeForce 7600GS 22.531252
Albatron 8600GT-256 35.47893217
Albatron 8600GT-256 (712/1760) 38.7756523

The results for SplinterCell: Chaos Theory illustrate how important videocard memory bandwidth can be. Even though the Albatron 8600GT-256 is highly overclocked, it cannot reach GeForce 8600GTS frame rates.

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Contents of Article: Albatron 8600GT-256
 Pg 1.  Albatron GeForce 8600GT-256 PCI Express Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  GeForce 8600GTS Technology
 Pg 3.  Overclocking the Albatron 8600GT-256
 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.  8600GT - A Good DirectX10 Alternative?

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