GeForce 9800 GX2 and GTX benchmarked
VR-Zone has gotten some preliminary 3DMark06 scores on the upcoming GeForce 9800 GX2 and 9800 GTX cards. The setup : Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz processor on a P965 board with Forceware 173.67 drivers and Catalyst driver version 8.451. GeForce 9800 GX2 scored 14225, 9800 GTX scored 13167 while Radeon HD 3870 X2 scored 14301. Nvidia is still tuning up the drivers and the clock speeds aren’t finalized yet so we should be seeing some improvements when launched. Currently, 9800 GX2 is slated for March 18th launch while 9800 GTX is slated for end March.
Considering the state of the drivers, and the fact that the clocks aren’t finalized, there is plenty of room for improvement.
Additionally, if you’re interested (of course you are), some more detailed shots of the 9800 GX2 have appeared.