First up, the
Now we?ll up it to ?normal?
you can see, Quake 3 is very playable at both the
?Fastest? & ?Normal? settings, but the
true test is yet to come. If
we have a good card then we should run it like
one, so let us put it to the ?High Quality?
test with all options set to maximum.
these are very respectable numbers.
With a little over-clocking, 1600X1200X16
is very playable!
Take a look?
Ok, I think it?s safe to say that this card performs
exceptionally well right on through the
And I think that any hardcore gamer would
be more than satisfied with the results we
achieved. But we?re not done yet!
Some of these results come close to some Ultra
cards that were recently tested here at HH. So
I think it?s only fair we really put the screws
to it by testing out FSAA with the Quake 3 Demo.
But before we do that, I want to show you
some screen shots of several other games we played
with FSAA enable at 2X2.
First up is FAAK2.
This is one of my favorite games.
The scenery is stunning and I don?t just
mean the main character J.
Below is a small sample.
Beware modem users: the full size will take
a few minutes to open?but I think it?s worth
popular game that obviously has made it into our
test plan is MDK2.
At first I really wasn?t interested in
trying the game but with some persistent nagging
from the BigWop, I have seen the light!
This game?s a blast?
what do you say we get to those Quake 3 tests,
the Quake 3 tests with FSAA enabled, we ran both
default and over-clocked test in ?High
Quality? with all options set to maximum.
First up are the default settings?
oh, I think we?re starting to see some problems.
Maybe if we kick the MHz up, we?ll get to
play it at 800X600x32?.
again maybe not.
Although this card has treaded into Ultra
territory throughout our testing, it?s
obvious that it?s not quite capable of handling
Quake 3 at the HQ setting with FSAA enabled.
But we did have some success with other
games like FAAK2, MDK2 and Giants.
And of course, based on the system you
have, you may have better results with Quake
doesn?t quite keep up with other cards in its
class, it has shown outstanding overall
We found it to have a number of excellent
features like Hardware Monitor and a unique
The one thing that we love to see here at
HH is new and unique innovations.
The card was easily over-clockable with
little heat concerns and ran stable at 250/390MHz.
It has been established that FSAA in Quake
3 was a bit too much of a challenge for this card
but the results in other games like FAAK2 and MDK2
The bottom line is, if you?re looking for
a better than average performing video card with
some unique extra features, you can?t go wrong
with the Leadtek Enahnced WinFast GeForce 2 GTS.
We give this card a HH rating of...
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