8. Test Results DX9
We have seen that the Club3D HD3850 performed quite well under various games. Let's now see how well the cards handle the newest release games, like Crysis. The Crysis demo showed that even with all details set at HIGH, the game is playable at 1280x1024, but without AA/AF enabled. The Club3D H3850 delivered around 24.90 FPS, much higher than what the 8600GTS can deliver.
Passing on to Half Life 2 Episode 2, without any AA enabled, the Club3D HD3850 produced very good performance, with 77.61 FPS:
In the Lost Planet game, the 8600GT SLI and Club3D HD3850 had exactly the same performance.
Lastly, Unreal Tournament 3 was very playable, with an average of 66FPS in all the benchmarks.