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ATI Catalyst 6.12 Performance Analysis - Final for 2006 - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and 3DMark05

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Dec 17, 2006 5:00 am

Test System Setup


Processor(s): Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 3150MHz (350MHz FSB 1:1)


Motherboard(s): ASUS P5B Deluxe (Supplied by ASUS)


Memory: 2 X 1GB G.Skill HZ PC8000 @ 350MHz 4-4-4-12 (Supplied by Bronet)


Hard Disk(s): Hitachi 80GB 7200RPM SATA 2


Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2


Continuing with the new cards we will do as usual a straight out comparison against last month's 6.11 drivers. We don't want to ramble and we know you don't really want to read, so let's look at the graphs.




Version and / or Patch Used: Build 130


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3DMark05 is now the second latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and above.


For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.



We can see the lower X1300XT and X1650PRO see a slight drop in performance at both resolutions.

ATI RADEON X1900, (256 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card


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