Palit HD4850 Sonic Reviewccokeman -
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3DMark06 is one of those benchmarks that always comes up when a bragging contest breaks out. 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
The Sonic HD4850 is faster than the stock card from Palit by about 300 marks through all four resolutions. The card does not quite reach the performance of the 9800GTX, GTX260 or HD4870. When you push this card it just pushes past the higher end cards in three out of four resolutions with the score in the 1920 resolution within the realm of run to run benchmark variances.