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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.

NVIDIA's 512MB GeForce 7800 GTX was the top dog in our custom Quake 4 benchmark, but the competition is much closer now than it has traditionally been in the past. The Radeon X1900 XTX is the fastest of the ATI powered cards, with the MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E and ATI built Radeon X1800 XT finishing just behind it. The RX1800XT-VT2D512E is able to squeeze past the 256MB GeForce 7800 GTX though, when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering are used.

Tags:  MSI, MS, x1, 2D, XT, 180

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