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Test System Specs & 3Dmark Vantage

Core i7 Test System Specs
- Intel Core i7 965 Extreme Edition (Overclocked @ 3.70GHz)
- x3 2GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 (CAS 9-9-9-24)
- Asus P6T Deluxe (Intel X58)
- OCZ GameXStream (800 watt)
- Seagate 500GB 7200-RPM (Serial ATA300)
- Palit Radeon HD 4870 (1GB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 260 216SP (896MB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 280 (1GB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 285 (1GB) TOP
- Diamond Radeon HD 4870 X2 (2GB)
- Asus Radeon HD 4870 X2 (2GB) TOP
- Asus GeForce GTX 260 (896MB) SLI
- Asus GeForce GTX 295 (1792MB)
Software
- Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
- Nvidia Forceware 182.08 WHQL
- ATI Catalyst 9.2 WHQL





According to 3Dmark Vantage, the Asus Extreme NGTX285 TOP is 12% faster than the original GeForce GTX 280 graphics card at 2560x1600, which is a decent improvement. Similar performance margins were also seen at 1680x1050 and 1920x1200.