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Doom 3: Single Player

Benchmarks &Comparisons With Doom 3 - Single Player
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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 1,600 x 1,200 without any AA and then with 4X anti-aliasing and 8X anisotropic filtering enabled.

 

Although ATi has made up some significant ground with each new driver release, NVIDIA's NV40 architecture, which is at the heart of the GeForce 6800 GT, continues to dominate ATi's R420 derivatives in Doom 3.  When testing Doom 3 with our custom single-player demo, the GeForce 6800 GT outperformed the X800 XTs by margins ranging from about 10% to 20%.  And throw a GeForce 6800 Ultra into the mix, and those margins would increase by a few more percentage points.

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