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Quake 4 v1.0.5.2

Performance Comparisons with Quake 4

Quake 4
id Software, in conjunction with developer Raven, recently released the latest addition to the wildly popular Quake franchise, Quake 4. Quake 4 is based upon an updated and slightly modified version of the Doom 3 engine, and as such performance characteristics between the two titles are very similar.  Like Doom 3, Quake 4 is also an OpenGL game that uses extremely high-detailed textures and a ton of dynamic lighting and shadows, but unlike Doom3, Quake 4 features some outdoor environments as well. We ran this these Quake 4 benchmarks using a custom demo with the game set to its "High-Quality" mode, at resolutions of 1,280 x 1,024 and 1,600 x 1,200 without anti-aliasing enabled and then again with 4X AA and 8X aniso enabled simultaneously.

Nothing touches the 512MB GeForce 7800 GTX in our custom Quake 4 benchmark, but the competition is much close than it has been in the past. The Radeon X1900 XTX is the fastest of the ATI powered card, but the EAX1800XT Top's higher clock speeds put it within striking distance of ATI's current flagship here. The EAX1800XT Top is able to easily outpaces the 256MB GeForce 7800 GTX, though, and it's about 10% faster than a "stock" Radeon X1800 XT.

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