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ATI Catalyst 6.7 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

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

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 102

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

Moving to the more intensive 3DMark06 we also see that there is no difference in performance across the board.

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

 

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