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ATI Catalyst 6.9 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

We are late to the party this month but we finally have our Catalyst 6.9 performance analysis. Read on for the numbers!

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Sep 27, 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 along to 3DMark06 while a performance increase is apparently offered with AA and AF on we can see that there are no performance gains when AA isn't turned on.

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