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Rock Xtreme X770 laptop with Nvidia GeForce 8800M graphics

Stellar gaming performance

High performance access to file storage

In synthetic system tests like PCMark05 and PCMark Vantage there’s very little to choose between the two although the 8800M graphics do occasionally gain an edge which probably says more about synthetic benchmarks than it does about 3D graphics in day-to-day use.

PCMark 05 Results

Rock Xtreme X770 - PCMark05

Longer bars are better

PCMark Vantage Results

Rock Xtreme X770 - PCMark Vantage

Longer bars are better

It’s a completely different story in tests that put an emphasis on graphics, as the 8800M makes the 7950 Go look pathetic. In 3DMark06, the architecture of 8800M allows you to combine High Dynamic Range (HDR) lighting with anti-aliasing, while 7950 Go forces you to choose one or the other. In F.E.A.R Extraction Point, the 8800M has a small advantage but both chips do a very capable job. However, in Crysis, it’s 8800M GTX all the way.

F.E.A.R Extraction Point Results

Rock Xtreme X770 - FEAR XP

Average frames per second
Longer bars are better

High performance access to file storage

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