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ATI Catalyst 6.7 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and 3DMark05

ATI weren't the only ones late with Catalyst 6.7 drivers for Radeon. As usual, we compare performance against Cat 6.6.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Aug 3, 2006 4:00 am

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): AMD Athlon X2 3800+ @ 2.6GHz (260MHz FSB 1:1)

 

Motherboard(s): DFI SLI DR Expert (Supplied by Bronet)

 

Memory: 2 X 1GB G.Skill HV DDR500 (Supplied by Bronet)

 

Hard Disk(s): Hitachi 80GB SATA 2

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 and Catalyst 6.7 and 6.6

 

With the Radeon X800XL back we are up and running again with our X1K line up along with our older generation graphics card. Nothing else has changed and we continue to run our processor @ 2.6GHz.

 

Without any performance improvements being mentioned this time around we aren't expecting a lot.

 

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 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.

 

 

3DMark05 sees no difference across the board.

ATI RADEON X1900 XTX, (512 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

 

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