Average Bench: 6.63% (278th of 634)

Based on 2,672 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 0612, 10DE 0613 Models: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+, NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+, NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX averaged 93.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 32.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX is just 1.58%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 25.4fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 12.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,672 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 Lighting 32.3 35.7
17.3 Reflection 25.4 28.2
10.7 Parallax 12.3 13.6
8.5% 23.4 fps
Min Avg Max
8.9 MRender 16 19.4
22.1 Gravity 24.3 26
10.6 Splatting 14.8 16.5
6.57% 18.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
BFG(19F1 0A76) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.81
Lighting 35.5
Reflection 27.9
Parallax 13.3
9% 25.6 fps
MRender 19.5
Gravity 25.9
Splatting 16.1
7% 20.5 fps
XFX(1682 2373) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 12.8
9% 24.9 fps
MRender 18.5
Gravity 25.3
Splatting 15.7
7% 19.8 fps
EVGA(3842 C873) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 12.9
9% 24.7 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 25.4
Splatting 15.8
7% 19.8 fps
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 28.7
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 10.4
8% 21.2 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 20.7
Splatting 14.7
6% 17.5 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,746,792 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 2,672 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
XFX(1682 2373) 13% 7% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C879) 11% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0592) 10% 7% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 8% 7% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0577) 6% 6% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82A6) 5% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C884) 5% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A76) 5% 7% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C873) 4% 7% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34A4) 4% 7% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 3% 7% ± 1%
PNY(196E 0592) 3% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2371) 3% 6% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0BB7) 3% 7% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1103) 2% 6% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8286) 1% 6% ± 0%
Asus(1043 829B) 1% 7% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82A8) 1% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0652) 1% 7% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1540) 1% 6% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1056) 1% 6% ± 2%
POV(1ACC 900C) 1% 6% ± 3%
BFG(19F1 087D) 1% 6% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 C872) 1% 6% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C874) 1% 7% ± 0%
Device(107D 2AB6) 1% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1541) 1% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 08BA) 1% 7% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 9230) 1% 7% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0577) 0% 7% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3103) 0% 7% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 0% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 08A2) 0% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 086F) 0% 6% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0900) 0% 7% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3056) 0% 7% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1A09) 0% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C880) 0% 7% ± 0%
Device(107D 2ABF) 0% 7% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 90C1) 0% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C878) 0% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2376) 0% 6% ± 0%
Device(172F 0613) 0% 6% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1A07) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

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17 months ago.

Has lasted forever, while multiple newer cards have died. Can still run many good games, and even newer top-down RPGs like Pillard of Eternity.


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