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Written by David Ramsey - Edited by Olin Coles   
Monday, 08 February 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
EVGA Geforce GTX275 CO-OP PhysX Edition
Features and Specifications
EVGA GTX275 CO-OP First Look
EVGA GTX275 CO-OP Detailed Features
Video Card Testing Methodology
Crysis Warhead Benchmark
Far Cry 2 Benchmark
Batman: Arkham Asylum Benchmark
Darkest of Days Benchmark
GTX275 PhysX Edition Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
PhysX Edition Final Thoughts
EVGA GTX 275 CO-OP Conclusion

VGA Testing Methodology

As of October 2009 Benchmark Reviews has discontinued testing on the Windows XP (DirectX 9) Operating System, although it is recognized that 52% or more of the gaming world still use this O/S. DirectX 11 is native to the Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System, and will be the centerpiece of our test platform for the foreseeable future. In many tests, DirectX 10 is utilized on the Windows 7 platform.

According to the Steam Hardware Survey published at the time of Windows 7 launch, the most popular gaming resolution is 1280x1024 (17-19" standard LCD monitors) closely followed by 1024x768 (15-17" standard LCD). Normally, our benchmark performance tests concentrate on the up-and-coming higher-demand resolutions: 1680x1050 (22-24" widescreen LCD) and 1920x1200 (24-28" widescreen LCD monitors). These resolutions are more likely to be used by high-end graphics solutions, such as those tested in this article.

In each benchmark test there is one 'cache run' that is conducted, followed by five recorded test runs. Results are collected at each setting with the highest and lowest results discarded. The remaining three results are averaged, and displayed in the performance charts. Due to the unique nature of this card, we're using two test applications (Crysis Warhead and Far Cry 2) to test the performance of the GTX 275 GPU, and two other applications (Batman: Arkham Asylum and the Darkest of Days demo) to evaluate the performance of the card when PhysX is used.

Intel P55 Test System

  • Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth 55i
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 750 Lynnfield BX8060515750 @ 2.67gHz
  • System Memory: 4GB (2x 2GB) OCZ Dual-Channel 1333 mHz DDR3 CL 9-9-9-24
  • Primary Drive: Western Digital WDC WD1600AAJS-65M0A0 160G
  • Power Supply Unit: Cooler Master UCP 900W
  • Monitor: 22-Inch Widescreen LCD (up to [email protected])

Benchmark Applications

  • Crysis Warhead v1.1 with HOC Benchmark (DX10, Very High Quality, 4x Anti-Aliasing, 16x Anisotropic Filtering, Airfield Demo)
  • Far Cry 2 v1.02 (DX10, Very High Performance, Ultra-High Quality, 8x Anti-Aliasing, HDR + Bloom)
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum v1.1 (8x anti-aliasing, Very High Detail Level, PhysX High, all effects on)
  • Darkest of Days v103 (Demo) (8x anti-aliasing, 16x Anisotropic Filtering, Very High Graphics Details, PhysX High)

Video Card Test Products

Product Series GeForce GTX 260 EVGA GeForce GTX 275 GeForce GTX 285 Radeon 5870
Stream Processors 216 240 240 1600
Core Clock (mHz) 625 633 670 850
Shader Clock (mHz) 1348 1296 1550 N/A
Memory Clock (mHz) 1100 1134 1300 1200
Memory Amount 896M - GDDR3 896M- GDDR3 1024M- GDDR3 1024- GDDR5
Memory Interface 448-bit 448-bit 512-bit 256-bit



# HActeXEmre Cetin 2010-02-26 08:48
Thanks for the follow-up review site I would really super Turkey
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# chalupaeater4000Joe 2010-04-06 04:29
I'm sure that in the future ATI will eventually have cuda and physx and still outperform Nvidia with cheaper prices. So I would'nt waste my money on a Nvidia card right now, especially when their prices are much higher. Nvidia is behind and the only thing they have is its cuda and physix.
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