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ATI Catalyst 5.7 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and 3DMark03

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Jul 27, 2005 4:00 am

Test System Setup


Processor(s): Intel Pentium 4 3.4GHz EE (800 FSB)


Motherboard(s): Gigabyte GA-8N-SLI Royal (Supplied by Gigabyte)


Video card(s): GeCube Radeon X300 / X700 PRO / X800XT (Supplied by GeCube)


Memory: 2 X 512MB Corsair PC5400 DDR-2 (Supplied by Corsair)


Hard Disk(s): Western Digital 200GB 7,200RPM SATA (Supplied by Western Digital)


As we mentioned in our introduction we have started to benchmark the Low/Mid and High set of cards from ATI to give users who are spending $100 on a graphics card or $400 an idea on what the latest drivers do for you.




Version and / or Patch Used: Build 340


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3DMark03 is the latest version of the highly favored 3DMark series. By combining full DirectX9.0 support with completely new tests and graphics, 3DMark03 continues the legacy of being industry standard benchmark.


Please Note: Due to recent events with the 3DMark03 series, we are adding results purely for those who are still in favor of 3DMark03. These results should not be taken too seriously and are only added for interest sakes.



We can see across all resolutions and all groups that there is no performance increase.


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