It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295
Thread Tools
Old 27th February 2009, 22:27   #1
jmke's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 7090/Belgium
Posts: 79,010
jmke has disabled reputation
Default NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295

Even though GTX 295 hasn't demonstrated ultimate performance in certain tests, it's apparently a king of 3D graphics, the fastest graphics card these days.

Our tests have also proved that the technology of uniting two GPUs by means of drivers or other software has lots of underlying potential problems. For example, we added a number of new tests, and it immediately turned out that HD 4870 X2 had problems with CrossFire, when it just wouldn't work in a new game. Fortunately, NVIDIA has been doing better in this respect so far. There are still some problems (SLI does not work in our special version of RightMark 2.0, but it's partially our fault). However, NVIDIA programmers have apparently overdid it in one test, having added optimizations for GTX 295 and forgotten to do so for other products. As a result, GTX 295 outperforms even GTX 280 SLI -- this just cannot be true.

Another warning for those willing to get the most powerful solution: be ready that your dual-GPU card won't be lightning-fast in a new game just because its driver does not support this game yet. We hope that programmers from NVIDIA and AMD will promptly add support for all new games into their drivers.
jmke is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Driverheaven Nvidia Mobility Modder Released V1.1.0.0 jmke WebNews 0 6th August 2009 13:12
nVidia GeForce GTX 295 Review jmke WebNews 0 26th January 2009 17:15
Nvidia GeForce GTX 295 Dual GPU review jmke WebNews 0 13th January 2009 19:53
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295: Leading the Pack jmke WebNews 0 12th January 2009 22:35
NVIDIA Products Tested: Geforce 285 GTX, Geforce 295 GTX, 3D Vision jmke WebNews 0 9th January 2009 16:57
Nvidia GeForce GTX 295 1792MB & Quad SLI jmke WebNews 2 9th January 2009 15:13

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:08.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO