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ATI Catalyst Drivers of 2005 - The Ultimate Analysis! - Benchmarks - 3DMark05

We've gone a little crazy... We've compared all 13 sets of ATI Catalyst drivers of '05 including the latest 5.13 version!

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Dec 20, 2005 5:00 am

3DMark05

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 120

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

3DMark05 is the latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and higher.

 

For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.

 

RADEON X550

 

 

It is amazing what ATI have done with performance here for the X550, from what we saw in January to what we see now is just jaw dropping. The ATI Catalyst team really are doing their job well.

 

RADEON X700

 

 

The X700PRO like the X550 also sees very notable increases in performance throughout the year with the latest 5.13 drivers giving us even more performance again.

 

RADEON X850XT

 

 

The performance from the first release to the current one translates to over 10% here.

ATI Radeon X1800 XL, (256 MB) Graphic Card

 

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