Diamond Viper HD3850 Crossfire Reviewccokeman - November 22, 2007
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3DMark06 is one of the benchmarks that always comes up during a bragging contest. 3DMark06 presents a severe test for many of today's hardware components. Let's see how this setup fares. The settings we will use are listed below.
- SM2.0 Graphics Tests: GT1- Return to Proxycon, GT2- Firefly Forest
- CPU Tests: Cpu1- Red Valley, CPU2- Red Valley
- HDR/SM3.0 Graphics Tests: HDR1- Canyon Flight, HDR2- Deep Freeze
Again, in single card mode the HD 3850 is outclassed by the 8800GTX and 2900XT. It out-performed the 8800GTS in single card mode as well as coming up big when run in Crossfire mode, as it should!