Test System Specs & 3Dmark 11

Test System Specs
- Intel Core i7 920 (Overclocked @ 3.70GHz)
- x3 2GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 (CAS 9-9-9-24)
- Asus P6T Deluxe (Intel X58)
- OCZ GameXStream (700W)
- Seagate 500GB 7200-RPM (Serial ATA300)
- AMD Radeon HD 6870 (1GB)
- AMD Radeon HD 5970 (2GB)
- AMD Radeon HD 5870 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5850 (1GB)
- AMD Radeon HD 5830 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5770 (1GB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5750 (1GB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 580 (1.5GB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 570 (1.3GB)
- Inno3D GeForce GTX 480 (1.5GB)
- Palit GeForce GTX 470 (1.3GB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 460 (1GB)
- Palit GeForce GTS 450 (1GB)
Software
- Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
- Nvidia Forceware 262.99
- Nvidia Forceware 263.09
- AMD Catalyst 10.11



The GeForce GTX 570 managed an impressive 5317pts when using the “performance” settings on the just-released 3DMark 11 benchmark suite. This meant that the GeForce GTX 570 was less than a percent faster than the GTX 480 and around 12% slower than the GTX 580. It was also 23% faster than the GTX 470 and 21% faster than the Radeon HD 5870.