Nvidia, Asus, Inno3D GTS 450 Reviewccokeman - September 12, 2010
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Featuring all-new game tests, this benchmark is for use with Vista based systems. "There are two all-new CPU tests that have been designed around a new 'Physics and Artificial Intelligence-related computation.' CPU test two offers support for physics related hardware." There are four preset levels that correspond to specific resolutions. 'Entry' is 1024 x 768 progressing to 'Extreme' at 1920 x 1200. Of course, each preset can be modified to arrange any number of user designed testing. For our testing, I will use the four presets at all default settings.
- Settings (each preset): Default Testing
- Entry: 1024 x 768
- Performance: 1280 x 1024
- High: 1680 x 1050
- Extreme: 1920 x 1200
Higher = Better
In all eight tests the reference GTS 450 gives a higher score than the GTS 250 and HD 5750. As the resolutions increase the SLI scaling percentage seems to improve. Overclocking the GTS 450 delivers excellent performance increases across the board.