HD 2900XT benchmarked
The card was benched against Nvidia’s Geforce 8800GTS (640MB). The tests were conducted on an Intel D975XBX2 BadAxe2, Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 and 2x1GB DDR2-800 MHz. The AMD ATI Radeon HD 2900XT was tested using the 8.361 Catalyst RC4 drivers, while the GeForce 8800 GTS used ForceWare 158.19 drivers.
In all tests the HD 2900XT hammered the 8800GTS, scoring 11447 in 3Dmark 06. Games tested include Call Of Duty 2, F.E.A.R, Oblivion and Half Life 2: Episode 1.
Expect AMD to pull the wraps off its DirectX 10 product line up in mid-May, with value, midrange and high end models to boot. AMD?s flagship ATI Radeon HD 2900-series will have two models at launch ? the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX and the HD 2900 XT. The ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX models feature 1GB of GDDR4 memory while the lower HD 2900 XT features 512 MB.