nVidia GeForce FX 6800 benchmarks

yeah, its here...


  • 16-pipeline superscalar architecture with 6 vertex modules, DDR3 support and real 32-bit pipelines
  • PCI Express x16, AGP 8x support
  • 222 million transistors
  • 400MHz core clock
  • Chips made by IBM
  • 0.135m process
  • 40x40mm FCBGA (flip-chip ball grid array) package
  • ForceWare 60+ series
  • Supports 256-bit GDDR3 with over 550MHz (1.1GHz DDR) clock rates
  • NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 supporting Pixel Shader 3.0, Vertex Shader 3.0; real-time Displacement Mapping and Tone Mapping; up to 16 textures/pass, 16-bit and 32-bit FP formats, sRGB textures, DirectX and S3TC compression; 32bpp, 64bpp and 128bpp rendering; lots of new visual effects
  • NVIDIA HPDR (High-Precision Dynamic-Range) on OpenEXR technology supporting FP filtering, texturing, blending and AA
  • Intellisample 3.0 for extended 16xAA, improved compression performance; HCT (High-resolution compression), new lossless compression algorithms for colors, textures and Z buffer in all modes, including hi-res high-frequency, fast Z buffer clear
  • NVIDIA UltraShadow II for 4 times the performance in highly shadowed games (e.g. Doom III) comparing to older GPUs
  • Extended temperature monitoring and management features
  • Extended display and video output features, including int. videoprocessor, hardware MPEG decoder, WMV9 accelerator, adaptive deinterlacing, video signal scaling and filtering, int. NTSC/PAL decoder (up to 1024x768), Macrovision copy protection; DVD/HDTV to MPEG2 decoding at up to 1920x1080i; dual int. 400MHz RAMDAC for up to 2048x1536 @ 85Hz; 2 x DVO for external TMDS transmitters and TV decoders; Microsoft Video Mixing Renderer (VMR); VIP 1.1 (video input); NVIDIA nView
  • NVIDIA Digital Vibrance Control (DVC) 3.0 for color and image clarity management
  • Supports Windows XP/ME/2000/9X; MacOS, Linux
  • Supports the latest DirectX 9.0, OpenGL 1.5

    tested on:

  • AMD Athlon 64 3400+
  • ASUS K8V Deluxe
  • 512MB OCZ EL PC3200 (DDR400) SDRAM
  • Driver version ForceWare 60.71
  • Windows XP SP1; DirectX 9.0b
  • 30GB IBM Deskstar DTLA 307030 ATA/100 Hard Drive

  • And here are the results:

    Thanks to Firingsquad for testing...

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