Real-World Direct3D Benchmarks
Max Payne is a new generation DirectX 7/8 game. This game is based on Hardware T&L advancements as well as many other features of the Intel Pentium 4 and Athlon XP.
Max Payne is a very intense game that stresses the entire system. If there is a slow spot in any part this game, it finds it. nForce once again lets the Leadtek motherboard down.
Aquanox is one of the latest installments to our benchmark software. This game is based heavily on DirectX 8 and 8.1 advancements and is designed to stress video cards to their ultimate limit. In all, the best D3D benchmark to date.
Aquanox is one of the best games to date for benchmarking. This game is totally punishing on the entire system. Like Max Payne, if even one of the critical spots has a problem, it takes the entire system down.
DronezMark is a benchmarking demo program based on the DroneZ 3D engine. Thus, this demo runs on DX8.1 commands and is optimized for Pentium 4 SSE2 and AMD Athlon 3DNow Professional technologies.
At the end of our benchmark software tests we see that the nForce has gained no ground.