Inno3D GTX 470 Hawk Reviewccokeman -
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3DMark06 is one of the benchmarks that always comes up when a bragging contest has begun. 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.
- Default test settings
- Resolutiions 1280-1024-2560x1600
- 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
Higher = Better
As in the last few benchmarks, the Toxic 5850 runs a bit slower in the lower resolutions, but steps up at the top end to deliver a higher level of performance than the GTX 470. When overclocked however, the GTX 470 Hawk pulls back ahead until 2560 x 1600.