Platform Test Setup

  • AMD Athlon 64 3200+ (2.0Ghz)
  • ABIT K8V-MAX 3 (VIA K8T800)
  • EPoX 8HDA3+ (VIA K8T800)
  • AOpen AX89 Max (nForce3 150)
  • SOYOI K8USA Dragon Ultra (ALi M1687)
  • 2 x 256MB AData DDR500 Viesta (By SPD :
    3-4-4-8)

  • Hercules Radeon 9800 XT


  • Western Digital WD400JB 40GB (7200rpm/8MB)

Drivers, BIOS, OS Test Setup

  • Windows XP Professional SP1
  • Latest nForce3, VIA, ALi Chipset Drivers
  • Catalyst 3.10
  • Desktop resolution 1024x768x32, 75Hz
  • DirectX 9.0b

Benchmarks Settings

  • SiSoftware Sandra 2004 Professional
  • PCMark2004 Professional
  • SuperPI – 1M Calculation
  • Quake III Arena 1.30
    Four.DM3 – High Quality Mode
  • Serious Sam SE 1.5b – Beyond3D Normal
    Quality Script
    , VRZ Demo
  • Comanche 4
  • Unreal Tournament 2003 Demo - Flyby
  • 3DMark2001 SE
  • 3DMark2003
  • SplinterCell 1.2b – 1_1_1_Tbilisi