3DMark is a popular synthetic gaming benchmark used by many gamers and overclockers to gauge the performance of their PC's. All 3DMark runs were performed a total of 5 times, with the highest and lowest results being removed and an average calculated from the remaining 3 results.
Well I think the results speak for themselves. The synthetic benchmarks clearly favour the HD4850 with the card gaining an even greater advantage when the resolutions and filtering are turned up a notch. Synthetic benchmarks don't always paint a picture of 'true' performance, however. Lets take a look at how the two cards perform in real world games.
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