Asus EN GTX285 1GB Graphics Card

3DMark05/06/Vantage Results

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.

Results Analysis

The GTX285 exceeded our expectations of 10% quicker than the GTX280 bettering this by some margin in a number of the benchmarks run. On average, the percentage differences between the GTX280 and 285 increased inline with increases in resolution size and anti aliasing quality.

Let's see if this transfers over to our real world gaming benchmarks...
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Most Recent Comments

15-01-2009, 10:48:39

" After a long wait, the re-birth of the fastest single GPU based graphics card on the planet is here, the GTX285. Was it worth the wait? Find out in our latest review..." - by Webbo

Asus EN GTX285 1GB Graphics CardQuote

15-01-2009, 12:12:24

Hmm. Well that was disappointing. Considering the 280s recently had a much needed price cut in anticipation of this card I was hoping it would really blow my socks off. However my feet remain very much covered by the cotton, especially as the price is back to where it was.

I know that the Nvidia single-GPU solution is flipping amazing, but at these price-points it's hard not to appreciate ATIs take on the situation where Crossfire 4850s still rule, and are cheaper too.

Maybe Physx will eventually overtake Havok and so be useful in something other than synthetics, but it isn't looking likely.

Thanks for the review. Glad removing the cooler didn't cause you to sweat too much


15-01-2009, 14:36:57

I feel the same as vonblade... I was hoping the card would run a lot cooler and be more reasonably priced..

I think the 295 reprarents far better value..

Nice review though!Quote

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