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Value GPU Shootout - Radeon 9550 vs. GeForce FX 5500 and 5700LE - Benchmarks - Quake 3

While ATI's Radeon 9550 based graphics cards have been selling well in the China market, we will only just begin to see them showing up in all other markets now. Today we compare ATI's new Radeon 9550 GPU against the GeForce FX 5500 and 5700LE to find out which company has the lead in the value to mid range graphics market. ATI or nVidia?

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 18, 2004 4:00 am

Quake III Arena

 

Quake III Arena is a real-world OpenGL benchmark that we have been using here at TweakTown for quite a while now because it has proven itself to be one of the best gaming benchmarks around to compare a wide range of different products. Quake III is getting very old, but is still one of the best ways of testing video and PC systems for any instabilities and best performance.

 

 

 

As expected, Quake 3 is playable on all cards although for some reason the 9550 card following the reference design doesn't quite run as well as the FX 5500 and FX 5700LE.

 

 

 

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