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my BFG GTX 280 - quick tests

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I have just received my BFG GTX 280 OC today and i thought i would let you know the results of a few test i have ran

Q6600 @ 3.2 ghz (400*8)
8 gig ram 4-4-4-12

stock card 615/1350/1107

3D mark 05 -19062
3D mark 06 -15638

crysis 1680*1050 X64 DX10

min/max//average

high 0AA -25/53//41
high 2AA -23/45//35
high 4AA -22/43//34
very high 0AA -19/29//24
very high 2AA -15/23//20
very high 4AA -14/22//19



over clocked 650/1426/1296

3D mark 05 -19299
3D mark 06 -16026

crysis 1680*1050 X64 DX10

min/max//average

high 0AA -24/55//41
high 2AA -26/47//38
high 4AA -23/45//36
very high 0AA -19/31//25
very high 2AA -16/25//21
very high 4AA -15/23//20


would i be correct in thinking from these quick tests that the GTX 280 appears to very CPU limited even with a q6600 @ 3.2 ghz?

any thoughts or ideas let me know, or any other tests you would like me to run also let me know and i will be happy to do what i can.

*edit* speed step is ENABLED + the idle temps in pic below are not true idle + 4v in cpu-z is a bug i get sometimes...
*edit X2* do you think i have tamed crysis on very high with X2aa with a average of 24fps ???? (pics takes after 3 runs of crsyis benchmark, initial scores taken after 1 run (i was in a hurry))
 

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gtx 280 arent even released yet are they :confused:
 
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i dont know about anywhere else but here in Australia i have one, would you like a pic or 2?
 

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no pix/no screen's = another BS thread about video card's
 
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lol, they've been out for 2 days now! Post a few GPU-Z screenies for the sceptics.
 
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pics added to first post for those non believers
 
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yeah give me a few, its 5:15 am and i should be sleeping
 

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You guys are harsh....how many people lie about what they have in their machine at the tpu.....


What did you upgrade from?
 
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You guys are harsh....how many people lie about what they have in their machine at the tpu.....
you'd be surprised daMulta ;)

too many of these type's of thread's floating around lately so i was just checking :D

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added benchmarks to first post

3dm05/06

crysis very high 1680*1050

woot Vhigh with 2AA average 24 fps
 
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why is resolution covered in '06?

look's good!
 
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all 3dmark scores are default didnt mean to cover it, i will re run the test and re post it+ dlaoding vantage as we speek
 
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if you guys/girls want another benchmarks ran let me know an i will try my best
 
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Good stuff lol. I just wanted a chance to use that pic. I never really doubted. ;)
 
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yeah seems definely bottlnecked by the cpu but good stuff, I prefer these to the reviews of sites. homeusers have less reason to lie. brag perhaps, but theres no pressure from nvidia on the home user to give them agood review. lol
 
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thanks youghurt_21 let me know if u want anyhting else bench marked

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