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Benchmarks & Comparisons With 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 popularity 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 "Medium-Quality" mode, at resolutions of 800x600 and 1024x768 without any AA and then with 2X antialiasing and 8X anisotropic filtering enabled.

With our custom Doom 3 Single-Player demo, the ATI X300 SE HyperMemory 128 had a hard time competing with the TurboCache ready 6200.  At 800x600, the margins favored the GeForce 6200 by an average of 11 FPS with No AA testing and 6 FPS with 2XAA and 8X Aniso enabled.  When we increased to 1024x768, the gap narrowed to 9 FPS with the No AA tests and 3 FPS with 2XAA and 8X Aniso enabled.  Either way you look at it, 800x600 is as good as it gets with either card and the ATi HyperMemory card especially has a hard time of it.

Tags:  Radeon, memory, X3, MeMo, HYPER

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