Test System Setup
Processor(s): AMD Athlon X2 3800+ Socket 939 (at 2GHz and 2.6GHz)
Motherboard(s): DFI Lanparty UT SLI DR Expert (Supplied by Bronet)
Memory: 2 X 1GB G.Skill HV PC4000 DDR (Supplied by Bronet)
Hard Disk(s): Hitachi 80GB 7200RPM SATA 2
Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2
Drivers: ATI Catalyst 6.5 and DX9c
We will be looking at both the Radeon X1800GTO from HIS and the Radeon X1900GT from GeCube. We have also added the X1800XT into the equation to give you an idea of where both the HIS and GeCube sit when compared to the older but still very capable Radeon X1800XT.
As discussed in the introduction, Half Life 2 Lost Coast has been added to the mix with HDR and non-HDR tests used to give you an idea on how performance is affected with this new technology.
As usual, we'll run our test of benchmark tests and then enable AA and AF and also overclock the CPU to 2.6GHz to see how much the graphics cards are affected by CPU clock speed. We tested the HIS X1800GTO at its "Turbo" speed which is 520MHz on the core - just a 20MHz increase in clock speed over the default ATI reference clock speed.
Version and / or Patch Used: Build 120
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/
3DMark05 is now the second latest version in the popular 3DMark "Gamers Benchmark" series. It includes a complete set of DX9 benchmarks which tests Shader Model 2.0 and above.
For more information on the 3DMark05 benchmark, we recommend you read our preview here.
We can clearly see the difference between the X1800GTO and X1800XT. The X1900GT and X1800XT on the other hand sit quite close together with the higher resolution favoring the newer X1900GT from GeCube.
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