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ATI Catalyst 6.10 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

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

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 102

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

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 recent 3DMark06 we can see that again there is nothing to see here either.

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

 

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