With 2x AA enabled, we saw
about a 22% drop in performance at 1024x768. Things
aren't shaping up too well so far, I wonder what's going to
happen if we bump the resolution up another notch?
You guessed it, another drop
in performance, but this time to the tune of about 47%!
Further backing up my statement that 1024x768 is the
"sweet spot" on these cards.
More DirectX 8 Benchmarks with 3D Mark 2001 SE
and 4X AA
Obviously, enabling 4X AA
dragged our GeForce 4 MX 440s further into the dark abyss
of low framerates! If you're not someone who rushes
out to buy the latest and greatest games, but rather pick
up last season's hits from the bargain bin, you may be
able to enjoy antialiasing on the GeForce 4 MX 440.
However, if you're camped out in front of your local
Software Etc. waiting for Doom 3 or Unreal 2, you'd better
not have one of these puppies in your rig when you get
Serious Sam: TSE and Some Final Words...