Asus 9600 GT - G94 unveiled

Oblivion and Company of Heroes


Oblivion is a game that really taxed all of the cards at the time of it's release. Well over a year on and the current generation of cards simply fly through it. However, with advanced HDR, excellent draw distances, detailed grass and scenery as well as fantastic water/magic effects it's a good game to gauge performance for those who love RPG's.
Oblivion shows the 9600 GT to be a capable enough, keeping up with all of the other GPU's. However, again the HD3850 beats it by a margin.
Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes is a WWII-based RTS game that has an enormous amount of world detail. I played a DirectX patched version of the game that gives modern GPU's a bit of a workout.
Company of Heroes
The 9600 GT does well in COH, keeping up with the top end cads and also beating out the HD3850.
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21-02-2008, 08:54:27

OK, let's try again

Enjoy Quote

21-02-2008, 09:23:28

Nice review fella. Shame the card isn't much cop. Sounds like Nvidia got a bit lazy :/Quote

21-02-2008, 09:35:02

Aye. It's good, just not up to par of a "next gen card" in my opinionQuote

21-02-2008, 09:43:37

After seeing the slick-look of the 8800GT stock cooler (looks alone), after not liking the double-slot coolers, the fan-on-a-card appearance to me looks awful >.<

One heck of an oc on that sucker mind u. Bit of a breathe of fresh air from the latest GT/GTS cards, which were woeful clockers imo - and tempremental in the process.

There`s only one thing that holds this mid-range card back for me, cos I do think it seems like a good mid-gamer (rts, tame fps, media), and that`s it`s price in comparison with the ATI variety that can beat it in performance.

Around £127 with £150ish GT out there.. I dunno.

Thanks for the read m8.

The audio work well on the hdmi ?Quote

21-02-2008, 09:52:53

Hmm looks like it didn't do well, not a very good start to the 9 series

Looking forward to the 9800 review though Quote

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