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ATI Catalyst 5.2 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Doom 3

Recently ATI released a new set of their monthly Catalyst drivers for their Radeon line of graphics cards. The new version is 5.2 and they promise a whole bunch of bug fixes and performance increases. We examine the new drivers in our usual array of benchmarks and come up with an answer if they are worth the upgrade or not. Radeon users read on!

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Feb 13, 2005 5:00 am

Doom 3

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo (Alpha Labs 5)

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.doom3.com

 

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Doom 3 is the latest game to hit our test lab and is one of the most intensive games to dates. With our own custom time demo we are able to give a realistic rating on what kind of FPS you will be achieving.

 

For more information on benchmarking Doom 3 we recommend you check out our extensive article regarding it here.

 

 

 

Doom 3 sees an exceptional jump in performance; it seems that ATI didn't give all their secrets away in the read me. We are now seeing a jump of over 10FPS when running at 1024 X 768 which is making this an extremely playable frame rate.

 

 

 

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