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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 1,600x1,200, 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.

 

The GeForce Go 6800 Ultra continued to perform well in our custom Doom 3 single-player test.  In three of the four test configurations, the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra posted framerates well above 60 FPS, breaking 120 frames per second in the stock 1024x768 test.  Even at 1600x1200, without any anti-aliasing, the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra stayed above 60 FPS.  It was only at 1600x1200 with 4X anti-aliasing enabled that the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra dipped into questionable territory, but at 37.1 frames per second, we would hardly say the Doom 3 wasn't "playable" at these settings.


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