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AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003 - Benchmarks - Comanche 4

AMD has given us mainstream 64-bit processing and now we have a bunch of chipsets to join the joy ride. Today we pit all the newest chipsets from VIA, SIS, nVidia and ALI and find out who our best choice is for our Athlon 64 powered motherboard!

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 30, 2003 5:00 am

Comanche 4

 

Comanche 4 is a helicopter simulation using the DirectX 8.1 graphics interface. It is used to test the memory and 3D subsystems of a motherboard and video processor. Any weaknesses will show up through this intensive benchmark.

 

- 640 X 480

 

 

Both ALI and SIS are clearly out in front here with the ALI just taking a .3 fps win over the SIS. Both nVidia and VIA are fighting out for what would seem third and forth place.

 

- 1280 X 1024

 

 

We see a very similar picture here in the higher resolution with the only difference being that the VIA and nVidia chips are catching up.

 

 

 

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