7950GX2 vs 8800 Series Showdown - Side by Side by Side

Article Index
7950GX2 vs 8800 Series Showdown
The Cards: eVGA 7950GX2 - XFX 8800GTS
The Cards: eVGA 8800GTX
Side by Side by Side
Test Setup, Info and 3DMark
Game Performance and Conclusion

Side By Side:

We've included a few pictures of some interesting components on the 8800 Series graphics cards that vary from the 8800GTS to the 8800GTX models.  Below are a couple pictures of the NVIO from the 8800GTS and the 8800GTX as well as pictures of the GPU Core/Heat spreader.

GTS Chip
GTS Chip

GTX Chip
GTX Chip

GTS Core
GTS Core

GTX Core
GTX Core

You will notice that both the NVIO processors and the GPU have distinctly different numbers than each other.  With that being said, we'll take one last look at the GPU lineup before we head on over, take a look at the test system and start the benchmarking.

The Lineup
The Lineup