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MSI NX8500GT-TD256E Geforce 8500GT Videocard Review

MSI NX8500GT-TD256E Geforce 8500GT Videocard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Even if you're only a casual gamer, a DirectX 10 videocard gives you access to a lot of the eyecandy in the latest game titles, and that's not always so with a DirectX 9.0C videocard.
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Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: MSI Computer Jun 25 2007   Colin Sun  
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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
Albatron 8600GT-256 105.18
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 57.56
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 73.64
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
Albatron 8600GT-256 112.64
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 70.27
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 88.74
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
Albatron 8600GT-256 58.37
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 29.96
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 48.73
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
Albatron 8600GT-256 64.42
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 32.18
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 52.53

At stock speeds the MSI NX8500GT-TD256E videocard doesn't do half bad at a resolution of 1024x768. If you're on a tight budget it will get you far enough so that you can at least play the latest videogames.

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 FPS
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
Albatron 8600GT-256 98.14763215
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 42.89765413
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 47.89651
1600x1200 SM1: FPS 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
Albatron 8600GT-256 44.77862179
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 19.456132
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 24.41366631
1024x768 SM3: FPS 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
Albatron 8600GT-256 73.86451239
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 24.87653132
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 29.13549874
1600x1200 SM3: FPS 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
Albatron 8600GT-256 35.47893217
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
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E 11.3256856
MSI NX8500GT-TD256E (676/1040) 13.7896513

Framerates with Shader Model 1 and at 1024x768 aren't great, but are playable. Turning up the resolution or enabling Shader Model 3.0 really stresses all videocards, the MSI NX8500GT-TD256E included.

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Contents of Article: MSI Computer NX8500GT-TD256E
 Pg 1.  MSI NX8500GT-TD256E Geforce 8500GT Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  nVidia GeForce 8500GT Technology
 Pg 3.  Overclocking the MSI NX8500GT-TD256E
 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.  Entry Level DirectX 10 Gaming?

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