Palit 9800GT Super+ 1GB Single/SLI Video Card Review :: Test Setup and Performance

09-01-2008 · Category: Hardware - Video Cards

By Ben Sun

The test system is still state of the art at the moment for the Intel platform with the latest NVIDIA motherboard chipset and CPU. The launch of Intelís X58 chipset with a new interface is due to hit soon. The QX9770 is still Intelís best CPU and a solid match for any video card when combined with the other components of the test setup.


Test System


  • Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 CPU running at 3.2GHz
  • 2GB Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000 running at 2000MHz
  • XFX nForce 790i Ultra SLI motherboard running 18.11 Forceware drivers
  • Palit 9800GT Super+ 1GB running 177.39 Forceware in single card and SLI mode
  • Rosewill 950W PSU
  • ASUS 16X DVD-ROM
  • Windows Vista 32-bit Business with SP1 installed

Tests


DirectX 9.0

  • Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Enemy Territory QuakeWars Patch 1.5 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Unreal Tournament 3 Patch 1.2 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • STALKER 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS Walkthrough
  • 3DMark05/06 version 1.3/ 1280x1024, 1920x1200 default run
  • Aquamark 3 standard test
  • SpecViewPerf 10
  • PCMark05/Vantage

DirectX 10.0

  • 3DMark Vantage 1.01 1280x1024, 1920x1200 standard test run
  • Crysis Patch 1.2 1280x1024, 1680x1050 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Lost Planet DX10 Performance demo 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF
  • Bioshock DX10 1280x1024, 1920x1200 4x AA 16x AF Custom FRAPS Walkthrough