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shortyes

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Hey all. I recently got the Evga new 5900SE/XT. After a lot of research I'm going to do an objective help for the many that are thinking about upgrading.

I would like to give some people that are looking for upgrading their cards something to compare. Recently everyone has been *******g about Nvidia and I have to agree that there has not been a good sub 200 card from NV for a year.

99% of the time I see people ask, what card to buy and people will say ATI. When asked about Nvidia they say don't use it.

Most of these people are saying that without having used one of NV recent cards and just sprouting what they have heard and read.

I'm willing to run some benchmarks for the general populous looking for a mid range card.

You can see my system below. I can run any benchmarks that you can download from the web.

If anyone has any other benchmark they want me to run for some comparison sake tell me and where I can get it. From personal experience this card is just as good as an ATI 9700. I will post them Monday night when I finish moving to my new apartment. This one blows the 9600 series out of the water. I have nevered like what ATI did switching from the 9500 to the 9600 series even the XT did not stack up to the original 9500 non pro.

I can not comment on the 9800 non pro or the ATI 9700 pro. But at this point I think the 5900SE/XT is the best mid range card right now with regards to what is out there.

If you have something to comment please do so but have some personal experience to back it up please. Please do not mention anything not related to this including cheating and so forth. We are talking performance not ethics.

I would love it if someone can provide some 9600 XT benchies, 9500 benchies, 9700 benchies and 9800 nonpro benchies
 
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Evnas

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What we need to see are PS 2.0 tests between the respective cards. DX 8 benches are all fine and dandy, but we dont buy non-budget lines cards because we plan to play DX 8 games forever. At least I know thats not why I bought my 9500 Pro a year ago, hehe.
 
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shortyes

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The following benchies is what I will be running

Final Fantasy XI
Unreal Tournament 2003
3dMark 01
3dMark 03
Aquamark 3
and shadermark v2

These are the only ones I can find online for free. Some of them use the new PS 2.0 guide-lines

Unreal and 3dmark 01 will give a DirectX8 benchmark while the rest will give people an idea of Dx9 would be like.
 
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Phoenix87

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I get 5k in 3dmark03 easily with my 5900se at 425/760.

Could get 5500+ with a better system and more of an overclock. Not to mention I generally outperform any other card of the same level :) .
 

Evnas

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Phoenix87 said:
I get 5k in 3dmark03 easily with my 5900se at 425/760.

Could get 5500+ with a better system and more of an overclock. Not to mention I generally outperform any other card of the same level :) .

The rest of your system has very little, to no effect on your score in 2k3. A faster system would get you maybe 50 more points, not 500
 

Phoenix87

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Not exactly. GT1 is dependant on more than your video card. I get my *** kicked in it due to slow proccesor and my score shows it.
 

Sentential

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Not ALL the NV cards are bad. The 5900 is quite good, but it suffers from the same flaws as the other FX cards.

I would recomend getting either a 5900 or a 9800. But the 9800 IS the best card(s) available. The only reason why the 5900 is shining so well right now is that most games arent "fully" DX9 yet.

Next year will be the true test of the FX cards. Unless NV pulls somethin from a dark place next year then the FX owners are gonna be ****ed.

BTW my card is currently (9800) at:

441 clock
651 mem

And scores well over 5900 points in 3dmark.
If i could get my MB to corperate I could get well over 6200 points.
And my memory speed is 1/2 the 5900. Just something to keep in mind;)

EDIT: Plus the FX cards dont use true bi-linaer filtering (its annoying as hell). Just play halo and turn on the flash-light. I "owned" a 5200FXu and can say from experience the superiority of ATi currently. However Im glad you're happy (cuz I wasnt)
 
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micamica1217

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I get 5839 in 3dmark03 with my card not OCed at all.
I'll get over 6000 once I start OCing.

while I can't see your card being as good as a 9700np (since it could OC to the speeds of my non OCed card....
I wont dismiss your nice OC.

btw, when are we going to see the rest of your tests?

mica
 
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shortyes

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AS promised using the Default 300/700 setting

5900SE/XT
Aqua v3 with 1024x768x32 ani 4x 34.90
3dMARK 2001 latest 12203
3dMARK 2003 latest version 4950
FFXI benchmark 4788
 
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new_novice

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no i'm trying to say it's pretty close, and so pretty decent for a sub range card, whereas the XT is kind of expensive for it's performance, with that kind of price, one would expect at least about double the performance.
 

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Lol:D My 3dmark01 score is 2k more points then yours, yet I get raped in 2003 with a measly 6050. Versus my 19058 in 2001.

I cant wait for my VGA silencer, then ill get that puppy into the 7k range
:D
 
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shortyes

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I'm still hoping someone with a ATI 9600XT would bench some of the programs I did so that everyone that is looking for a new mid range can see the difference.
 

micamica1217

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new_novice said:
no i'm trying to say it's pretty close, and so pretty decent for a sub range card, whereas the XT is kind of expensive for it's performance, with that kind of price, one would expect at least about double the performance.

your system is holding you back alot in 3dmark01....even in 3dmark03.
in other words, your system(OCed cpu/mem speed...) is bottlenecking that nice 9800XT.

hell, my 9700pro non OCed is able to beat you in 3dmark01 by 270 points.
and I only loose by 1100 points in 3dmark03.....

I guess what I'm trying to say is, that there is a lot of extra room left in your 9800XT....get a faster system, and watch it fly.
yes, even getting higher scores in 3dmark03.

infact, we basicly have the same sound card, and I'm killing you in all the sound tests.
that makes me think that your system is just not up to snuff to handle a 9800XT.

mica
 

new_novice

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the chip i have is the 2100+, with the botched unlocked job it is now locked at 13.5, I can't change the multi anymore so it's all FSB for me, my ram are two different pieces, one is corsair the other is generic, the max I can try to get it up is 190 FSB, more and it crashes, not because of the RAM, it can do 200. The CPU just can't go higher. Any tips?
 

Kenshiro

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The 9800XT is the most powerful in the market currently. But I did hear it is not "worth" the money, because you can buy the 9800 pro and get results very close to the 9800XT.
 
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shortyes

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UPDATED scores for comparison sake

5900SE/XT (300 core/700 mem) 1700XP (stock)

12203 3dMARK 2001
4950 3dMARK 2003

ATI 9600XT

12700 3dMARK 2001 ( XP1800+ @ 169FSB )
3800 3dMark 2003

12,981 3dmark 2001 (2500+ Barton @ 2200mhz)
3,807 3dMArk 2003

ATI 9800np (441 core/644 mem) 1800XP (2.47 @ 1.9v)

19053 3dmark01 Cat 3.10
6045 3dmark03 Cat 3.10


The scores for the ATI cards were taken from different people sigs. All were Nforce 2 using Nforce2 mobos except the 9800np, he uses a via board.

Thanks sent
 
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NewbiePerson

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sweet... my fx5800 must be doing ok getting 5500 in 3dmark 03 then eh?
Were u using 53.03 drivers on those runs?