3 test  Point of View GeForce 8600 GT

These are the parts used during our benching session:

Operating System

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

Processor

Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 (2.93GHz, 4MB L2, 1066MHz)

Memory

Kingston PC6400 (SPD re-written) 2 x 1GB @ 5-5-5-15, DDR2-800MHz

Motherboard

ASUS P5K Premium

Hard Disk

Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 80GB SATA x 2

Cooler

Scythe Infinity w/ 2000rpm 120mm fan

Power Supply

Silverstone Zeus 650W

Graphics Cards

Point of View GeForce 8600 GT
Point of View GeForce 8600 GT (o/c-ed to 576MHz)
eVGA GeForce 8600 GT SuperOC

Benchmarking is run more than once to ensure consistency. The latest drivers as of late October 2007 are used.


To check out the Point of View 8600 GT card’s HDMI, we connected the test system to a Philips 32" LCD (1366 x 768 screen resolution) via the supplied HDMI cable.

3 cable  Point of View GeForce 8600 GT

The cable is of reasonable quality, and is made by the same manufacturer (Copartner) who does DVI cables for some major LCD brands.

3 movie  Point of View GeForce 8600 GT

First we tried playing back a short movie clip about the Honda Civic Type R 2007. Looks not bad at all!

3 game  Point of View GeForce 8600 GT

Or how about some gaming in the living room? (All you need is a cordless keyboard and mouse, and you’re good to go!)

Here’s some scenes snapped directly in front of the Philips LCD (pardon the coloured lines, they don’t appear when viewing with the human eye).

3 screen  Point of View GeForce 8600 GT