Please register or login. There are 0 registered and 4297 anonymous users currently online. Current bandwidth usage: 326.30 kbit/s March 23 - 01:20am EDT 
Hardware Analysis
Forums Product Prices

  Latest Topics 

More >>


  Hercules 3D Prophet II MX 400 
  Sep 06, 2001, 09:00am EDT 

Performance - Serious Sam & 3DMark

By: Dan Mepham" alt="Serious Sam Fillrate" border=0>" alt="Serious Sam Fillrate" border=0>

Serious Sam's fillrate test gives us an indication of what type of actual fillrate a card can deliver, and as the graphs indicated, it can be noticeably lower than theoretical maximums, particularly with Immediate Mode Renderers. Here the more efficient Kyro II performs well in most cases, particularly in 32-bit color." alt="3DMark" border=0>

It shouldn't come as a big surprise that the T&L-equipped GeForce-based cards dominate the 3DMark tests. While the Kyro II does alright by today's standards, it's clear that if STMicro wishes to remain competitive, some sort of hardware T&L will be necessary.

1. Introduction
2. The GeForce 2 MX 400
3. Hercules' 3D Prophet II MX 400
4. Test Setup & Procedure
5. Performance - Serious Sam & 3DMark
6. Performance - Quake 3 Arena
7. Performance - Unreal Tournament
8. Performance - MDK2
9. Performance - SPECviewperf
10. Summary

Discuss This Article (0 Comments) - If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about the article and/or its contents please leave your comments here and we'll do our best to address any concerns.

Rate This Product - If you have first hand experience with this product and would like to share your experience with others please leave your comments here.



  Related Articles 

  Product Ratings 
Hercules 3D Prophet II MX 400
Performance: 6/10
Stability: 10/10
Quality: 9/10
Features: 7/10
Price: 9/10
Overall Rating: 7/10

A weekly newsletter featuring an editorial and a roundup of the latest articles, news and other interesting topics.

Please enter your email address below and click Subscribe.