Galaxy and Leadtek 9500 GT Tested and Compared

Videocards/VGA Reviews by massman @ 2008-08-04

We test two 9500 GT cards, one from Leadtek and one from Galaxy. We share with you our preliminary findings with these two sub $100 video cards who aim to take the performance/price crown at the entry level. Can these cards impress? How do they stack up to the 9600 GT and 8600 GT read on to find out.

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Test setup and methodology

Test setup

9500GT Test Setup

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CPU Intel Core 2 E8500 (from Madshrimps (c))
Cooling Stock Aluminum Intel Heatsink
Mainboard MSI P45 Platinum
Memory 2 * 1GB PC6400 Micron Technology
  • Galaxy OC 9500GT
  • Leadtek Winfast PX9500 GT
  • Tagan 520W PSU
  • Western Digital 320Gb SATA HDD
  • Windows XP SP3 Dutch

  • Methodology: benchmarks

    To compare all motherboards, we used the following benchmarks:

  • 3DMark01
  • 3DMark03
  • 3DMark05
  • 3DMark06
  • Aquamark
  • Trackmania Nations
  • Quake4

    Methodology: test settings

    For comparison, we threw in a Leadtek 8600GT 512MB GDDR3 as well, which we clocked to 9500GT and reference 8600GT clocks. Next to that, we also threw in a 9600GT and a reference clocked 9500GT.

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