The test platform for the benchmarks is shown below. A different setup was
used for the overclocking tests.


Platform Test Setup


ATi Radeon X1300 Pro


GeForce 6600 DDR2

GeForce 6800 GS

CPU
FX-55 (13 x 2.6GHz)

Memory
2 x 512MB GSkill PC4400 (2.5-3-3-7)

Motherboard
ASUS A8N SLI Deluxe / v1015-005

Hard Disk Drive

Maxtor MaXLine
III 250GB SATA (7200rpm/16MB)


PSU
Veridium Power Proxima 550W

Chipset Driver
nForce 4 Chipset v6.66

Graphics Driver
Catalyst 5.11 Forceware 81.95

Operating System
Windows XP Professional SP2

Desktop Resolution
1024x768x32, 75Hz

Benchmark Settings
  • 3DMark2001 SE

  • 3DMark2003 Build
    360

  • 3DMark2005 Build
    120

  • Far Cry v1.33 :
    HardwareOC Archive Demo, Ultra Details

  • Splinter Cell
    Chaos Theory 1.05 : B3D Lighthouse.dem, SM1.1/3.0

  • Half-Life
    2 Lost Coast : Custom Timedemo, Highest Quality

  • Doom 3 : Demo1,
    Ultra Quality

  • F.E.A.R v1.01 – Stress Test

  • Quake 4 v1.04 : Bloodwork, High
    Quality

  • Serious Sam II v2.064b – FRAPs

  • Call Of Duty 2 – FRAPs

A high end setup that is blazing fast to test the maximal graphical abilities
of the Gigabyte nVIDIA GeForce 6600 DDR2.

OC SETUP

This setup was purely for testing the scalability of the Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce
6600 DDR2 on test. The AMD A64 3200+ was bumped to 3500+ levels to minimize any
CPU bottleneck.

 Gigabyte GeForce 6600 DDR2 SLI

A64 3200+ @ 2.2GHz (220X10)
Cosair XMS3500 CMX1024-3500LLPRO 2GB KIT
DFI LANPARTY SLI-D
Maxtor DiamondMax 7200RPM ATA133 HDD
Antec TruePower 550W
nFORCE 4 chipset driver 6.6.7
Forceware 81.95
Windows XP Professional Sp1
1024X768 @ 60Hz