Quake 4 1.05 dual core patch ATI vs NVIDIA performance

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 27 2005 @ 22:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD Zone continues to test the dual core patches for Quake 4 and Call of Duty 2. Today they have updated our exclusive Quake 4 benchmarks to add results from ATI’s X1800XL in comparison to the 7800GT numbers we previously have. Also added to the testing is the registry fix for Nvidia drivers with dual core support. Results are interesting as to which GPU architecture gets a leg up.

Now with ATI's drivers with dual core support we see a much better result. Now we go from increases in the teens to approaching 50% at the lower resolutions. Then we see performance increase drop off at 1280X1024 and then at 1600X1200 we see an actual decrease in performance.. Read on over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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