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Test System Specs & 3Dmark Vantage

Test System Specs: Hardware
- 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 (700 watt)
- Seagate 500GB 7200-RPM (Serial ATA300)
- HIS Radeon HD 5850 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5770 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5750 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 4850 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 4870 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 4770 (512MB)
- HIS Radeon HD 4670 (512MB)
- HIS Radeon HD 4650 (512MB)
- Asus Radeon HD 3850 (512MB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 260 (896MB)
- Asus GeForce 9600 GT (512MB)
- Asus GeForce 9800 GT (512MB)
- Gainward GeForce GT 240 (1GB)
- Inno3D GeForce GT 220 (1GB)
Software
- Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
- Nvidia Forceware 195.55
- ATI Catalyst 9.11

According to 3Dmark Vantage, at 1680x1050 the Gainward GeForce GT 240 was 10% slower than the GeForce 9800 GT, while at the same time it was about 10% faster than the GeForce 9600 GT. The card was also 29% slower than the comparatively priced Radeon HD 4770 at both 1920x1200 and 1680x1050 resolutions.