The EVGA card enjoys a considerable advantage over the cards with the reference frequencies, from 6% to 12-14% depending on the display resolution. The cards from Foxconn and XFX have a smaller advantage, from 4-5% to 10-12%. The Gainward card outperforms the non-overclocked versions of GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB by over 1fps at a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels only.
The difference between the average and minimum speeds is even smaller here than in Command & Conquer 3 and every version of GeForce 8800 GTS, with 320MB or 640MB of memory, ensures comfortable gaming conditions whereas the graphics cards with the traditional architecture are limited to 1600x1200 resolution. Lacking a SLI profile for this game, the dual-processor GeForce 7950 GX2 is limited to 1280x1024 even.
Like in every one case, the pre-overclocking of a graphics card by the manufacturer does not bring about a critical performance growth. If you want to have the fastest GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB, choose the EVGA e-GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB KO ACS3, yet this won’t affect your playing comfort. You can play Supreme Commander just as comfortably on any other version of GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB.