Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro Dual

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Testbed and Synthetics

Test Systems
Specifications and Revisions

  • Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4 GHz) Processor
  • 2 x Kingston XMS DDR2-800 Memory (2 x 1 GB, CAS 4-4-4-12)
  • 1 x MSI P965 Neo Motherboard (Intel P965 Chipset)
  • 1 x Maxtor DiamondMax 10 Serial ATA Hard Disk
  • 1 x Plextor PX-755SA DVD+/-RW Drive
  • 1 x Corsair HX620W 620W Power Supply
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit)

  • Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro Dual 1 GB (Catalyst 7.3 Driver)
  • Sapphire Radeon X1950 GT 256 MB (Catalyst 7.3 Driver)
  • Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS 320 MB (Nvidia 97.94 Driver)
  • Nvidia GeForce 7900 GT 256 MB (Nvidia 93.71 Driver)

Synthetic Gaming Benchmarks
Futuremark 3DMark05 and 3DMark06

Our synthetic tests show that the Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro is quite powerful, being able to overtake a GeForce 8800 GTS card, which is one of the fastest on the market.  You can also see that the addition of the second GPU and an extra 512 MB of memory help performance anywhere from 40-75%.  

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