NVIDIA Hybrid SLI and HybridPower Benchmarked and Explained

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The Test System

Before we look at the numbers, here is a brief glance at the test system that was used.

The Test System

All testing was done on a fresh install of Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit. All benchmarks were completed on the desktop with no other software programs running.  The ASUS M3N-HT Deluxe motherboard was tested with the latest BIOS available at the time, which was version 0701. NVIDIA nForce 18.11 drivers were used for the chipset and Forceware 175.16 drivers were installed for the video card.  

Memory Settings:

  • Corsair XMS2 PC2-6400C4 800MHz @ 4-4-4-12 1T (DDR2)

Here is a list of the hardware used:

The Test Platform



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AMD Athlon 64 X2 4850e


ASUS M3N-HT Deluxe


4GB OCZ Reaper 800MHz CL4

Video Card

XFX GeForce 9800 GTX

Hard Drive

Western Digital RaptorX 150GB


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Power Supply

Corsair HX620W

Operating System

Windows Vista Ultimate 32-Bit

The Test System Settings Seen By CPU-Z and GPU-Z:

The Test System

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