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ATI Catalyst 7.3 Performance Analysis (Windows XP) - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

We have test ATI's Catalyst 7.3 display driver and discover that plenty of work has been put into OpenGL optimization.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Apr 4, 2007 4:00 am

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 110

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

The more intensive 3DMark06 paints a similar picture with small performance increases.

ATI RADEON X1650 Pro, (512 MB) AGP Graphic Card

 

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