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Doom 3 (Single-Player)

Benchmarks & Comparisons with Doom 3 - Single Player
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Doom 3
id Software's games have long been pushing the limits of 3D graphics.  Quake, Quake 2, and Quake 3 were all instrumental in the success of 3D accelerators on the PC.  Now, years later, with virtually every new desktop computer shipping with a 3D accelerator, id is at it again with the release of the visually stunning Doom 3.  Doom 3 is an OpenGL game using extremely high-detailed textures and a ton of dynamic lighting and shadows.  We ran this benchmark using custom demos with Doom 3 set to its "High-Quality" mode, at resolutions of 1,024 x 768 and 1,280 x 1,024, without any AA and then with 4X anti-aliasing and 8X anisotropic filtering enabled.  Note: Doom 3 enables 8X anisotropic filtering automatically when set to "High Quality" in the game's control panel.

In our custom single-player Doom 3 benchmark, the Mobility Radeon X700 performed admirably in the default tests, but enabling 4X anti-aliasing in High-Quality mode was a bit too much.  Doom 3 seemed perfectly playable at 1024x768 with a frame rate just over 41 FPS. However, at the higher-resolution and with anti-aliasing enabled, the MR X700 couldn't quite hit 30FPS.


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