It’s always very interesting to see how every card renders in-game scenes, and for our image quality comparison we’re using a scene from the Mars City level of the game.

ATI Radeon X800 XT PE – No AA

x800 noaa Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

ATI Radeon X800 XT PE – 2X AA & 8X AF

x800 2x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

ATI Radeon X800 XT PE – 6X AA & 16X AF

x800 6x16x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

ATI Radeon 9800 Pro – No AA

9800 noaa Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

ATI Radeon 9800 Pro – 2X AA & 8X AF

9800 2x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

ATI Radeon 9800 Pro – 6X AA & 16X AF

9800 6x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra – No AA

6800 noaa Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra – 2X AA & 8X AF

6800 2xaa Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra – 8X AA & 16X AF

6800 8x16x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra – No AA

5950u noaa Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra – 2X AA & 8X AF

5950u 2x Doom 3 Performance: Part 1

As you look at the different screenshots from the different video cards, you can see that for the most part, the quality of the pictures is almost identical. Every card does a good job of rendering good quality images in Doom 3, particularily when Anti-Aliasing is turned on.