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  Radeon 9700 Pro, ATi Flexes Some Muscle 
  Oct 11, 2002, 07:30am EDT 

Test Disclosure

By: Dan Mepham

Our testbed consisted of the following hardware:
  • Intel Pentium 4 Processor at 2.80 GHz (533 MHz FSB)
  • Iwill P4R533-N Motherboard (Intel 850E Chipset)
  • 4 x 128 MB Samsung PC1066 RDRAM
  • ATi Radeon 9700 Pro, nVidia GeForce 2 GTS 64MB
  • Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 60 (60 GB, ATA100, 7200 RPM)
  • SMC EtherPower 10/100 PCI NIC
  • Creative Labs SoundBlaster Live! Value
  • LG GCC-4120 CD-RW/DVD Drive
  • Enermax EG465P-VE
Testbed software consisted of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Intel Chipset Drivers version 4.00.1013
  • Intel Application Accelerator version 2.2
  • ATi Catalyst driver version 02.3, nVidia Detonator drivers version 30.82
All performance benchmarks were run three times, and their results averaged. Memory was set to PC1066 speeds for all tests.

1. Introduction
2. R300, A Basic Overview
3. R300 Overview Continued
4. The Card
5. The Drivers
6. Test Disclosure
7. Performance - Antialiasing
8. Performance - Antialiasing Cont'd
9. Performance - Scaling
10. Performance - Anisotropic Filtering & Professional
11. Summary

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