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Test System Specs & 3Dmark 11

Core i7 Test System Specs
- Intel Core i7 965 Extreme Edition (Overclocked @ 3.70GHz)
- x3 2GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 (CAS 8-8-8-20)
- Asus P6T Deluxe (Intel X58)
- OCZ ZX Series (1250w)
- Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB (SATA 6Gb/s)
- Gigabyte Radeon HD 6970 (2048MB) Crossfire
- Gigabyte Radeon HD 6990 (4096MB)
- Gigabyte Radeon HD 6970 (2048MB)
- VisionTek Radeon HD 6950 (2048MB)
- Asus Radeon HD 6870 (1024MB)
- HIS Radeon HD 5870 (1024MB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 590 (3072MB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 SOC (1536MB)
- Asus GeForce GTX 580 (1536MB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 570 (1280MB)
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti (1024MB)
- Inno3D GeForce GTX 480 (1536MB)
- Palit GeForce GTX 470 (1280MB)
- Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
- Nvidia Forceware 275.33
- AMD Catalyst 11.6

Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 580 SOC provided a 17% gain when running the extreme benchmark while our own custom overclock failed to deliver much in the way of extra performance.