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ATI Catalyst 5.9 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Doom 3

Yesterday ATI released their latest Catalyst driver for users of Radeon graphics cards. The new driver promises plenty of bug fixes but what about performance? Read on as we take a look at the new Catalyst 5.9 drivers compared against the pervious version to see if it's worth upgrading from a performance prospective. We'll be comparing the drivers on a Radeon X550, X700 and X850XT.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Sep 22, 2005 4:00 am

Doom 3

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

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 performance numbers are similar when compared to the 5.8s.

 

Gigabyte RADEON X700 Pro

 

Gigabyte GV-RX70P128D-SP RADEON X700 Pro, (128 MB) Graphic Card

 

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