Time to see how the
Siluro MX handles Quake 3 Arena.
Quake 3 set to it's "Fastest" setting,
the Siluro MX just burned though the
timedemo. The "Fastest" setting is
sort of ugly though...onto the "Normal"
the Siluro MX performed admirably. The
"Normal" setting also leaves a little
something to be desired visually. Time for
the "High Quality" setting.
we see a sharp drop once we hit 1024x768.
Not only did we have Quake 3 set to "High
Quality" but we also turned Geometric and
Texture detail to their maximum. We ran this
same benchmark while overclocked...
little higher overclock and some tweaking, 60FPS
is very do-able at 1024x768 with everything
maxed. You can't really complain considering
the price for this card!
we were pleased with the Abit Siluro MX.
When you understand the nature of the Siluro MX,
there are no major drawbacks with this card at
all. The only "issue" we have is
that we anticipated something a little more with
regards to overclocking. You can't really
hold anything against a product because it won't
run as far "out of spec" as you like but
with Abit's reputation we expected a something
more. If you're looking for a card to bring
your gaming performance to the next level but
aren't willing to sacrifice your first born, the
Siluro MX is a good choice. We give it a
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