Sapphire Radeon X1950 GT 256 MB

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Test Systems and 3DMark

Test System Details
Specifications and Revisions
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4 GHz) Dual-Core
  • 2 x Kingston DDR2-800 CAS 4-4-4-15 Modules (2 GB Total)
  • 1 x Asus P5W DH Intel 975X Motherboard
  • 1 x Maxtor DiamondMax 10 7,200 RPM Serial ATA Hard Disk
  • 1 x Lite-On 18x DVD+/-RW Serial ATA Optical Drive
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit)

    Test Candidates

  • Sapphire Radeon X1950 GT 256 MB
  • Nvidia GeForce 7600 GT 256 MB
  • Nvidia GeForce 7900 GT 256 MB
  • Nvidia GeForce 7950 GT 512 MB

To gauge a baseline on 3D performance, we ran a quick 3DMark test as seen above. As you can see, the Radeon X1950 GT card scores quite well, considering the price tag, right on par with the GeForce 7900 GT. The 7900 GT is a smidge faster than the 7900 GS which is currently available on the market, so the X1950 GT is getting off to a good start. Even better, when the GPU on the card is overclocked, performance can meet levels of the GeForce 7950 GT, which is about $100 more expensive than the X1950 GT. Let's look at some real-world titles.

Tags:  Radeon, Sapphire, App, x1, SAP, GT, AP

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