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ATI Catalyst 6.2 Performance Analysis

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Feb 10, 2006 5:00 am

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): AMD Athlon X2 3800+

 

Motherboard(s): ASUS A8N32-SLI Premium (Supplied by ASUS)

 

Memory: 2 X 1GB Crucial PC4000 DDR (Supplied by Crucial)

 

Hard Disk(s): WD Raptor 74GB 10,000RPM SATA (Supplied by Western Digital)

 

Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP2

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 6.1 and 6.2 and DX9c

 

Nothing has changed this month with our X2 test system so we won't delay and get straight into the benchmarks.

 

3DMark03

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 360

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark03/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

By combining full DX8 and partial DX9 support with completely new tests and graphics over the previous version, 3DMark03 continues the legacy of being the industry standard 3D benchmark.

 

 

In our first benchmark we see that 3DMark03 shows a small increase to every graphics card.

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

 

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