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ATI Catalyst 6.10 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and 3DMark05

We check out the latest release Catalyst drivers from ATI to see if performance has changed from the previous release.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Nov 5, 2006 5:00 am

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 3430MHz (381MHz FSB with 4:5 memory)

 

Motherboard(s): DFI Infinity 975X (Supplied by Bronet)

 

Memory: 2 X 1GB G.Skill HZ PC8000 @ 476MHz 4-4-4-12 (Supplied by Bronet)

 

Hard Disk(s): Hitachi 80GB 7200RPM SATA 2

 

Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 6.9 and 6.10 and DX9c

 

As usual we continue using our trusty Core 2 Duo system to see what this month's Catalyst drivers does for ATI graphics card users.

 

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.

 

 

First off the bat we have 3DMark05 which shows us no difference across the board on any cards and both resolutions.

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

 

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