MSI N460GTX 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 1280-1024-2560 x 1600
- 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
Scoring for the N460GTX Hawk places it right about even with the HD6850 in most of the tests. In the higher resolutions it falls behind the AMD card. Compared to the Palit Sonic, the performance is slightly better at the top end.