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Test Matrix Details
Application Benchmark Anti Aliasing (AA) Anisotropic Filtering (AF) Possible Problems and Settings
Half Life 2: Episode One Fraps/THG-Savegame,
Max Details /Quality /HDR-Rendering
Application-driven Application-driven,
ATI X1000 high quality AF
6200 TC does not support HDR, but bloom only
Hard Truck Apocalypse Fraps/THG-Savegame,
Max Details /Quality
Application-driven Application-driven, ATI X1000 high quality AF AF via game settings
Oblivion: The Elder Scrolls 4 Fraps/THG savegame ourdoor and indoor,
max details /quality /HDR fendering
No support for AA + HDR rendering, no support for Nvidia AA + HDR rendering, ATI AA not visible, ran X800, X850 without AA for the sake of better comparison Driver-driven, ATI X1000 high quality AF AF not offered by the game, 6200 TC, X600, X700, X800, X850 do not support HDR rendering, but bloom only.
Prey THG-Timedemo,
max details /quality
Application-driven Application-driven
ATI X1000 high quality AF
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends THG recordgame,
max details /quality
Application-driven Driver-driven, ATI X1000 high quality AF AA selectable in game settings (medium), no AF support, 128 MB 3D memory without fullscreen filters and with medium shadow setting only
Titan Quest Fraps/THG savegame,
max details /quality
Application-driven Driver-driven, ATI X1000 qigh quality AF AA selectable via game settings, no AF support
3DMark06 (v1.0.2) Default Benchmark Application-driven Application-driven, ATI X1000 high qQuality AF Nvidia HDR rendering + AA not supported, 6200 TC, X600, X700, X800, X850 don't support HDR rendering
Test Matrix for SLI and Crossfire
Application Best Performance Settings Nvidia SLI Best Performance Settings ATI Crossfire
Half Life 2: Episode One Single-GPU rendering, 7300 GS TC SLI, 7600 GS SLI, 7600 GT SLI, 7800 GT SLI Split-frame rendering, Quad-SLI Alternate frame rendering 2 Single-GPU rendering, Crossfire alternative: Install first card, then second card, then the applications
Hard Truck Apocalypse Single-GPU rendering, 7300 GS TC SLI Split-frame rendering X1900 XTX Crossfire mode: Install one card first, install the second card, then install applications. X1300 to X1600 do single GPU rendering only
Oblivion: The Elder Scrolls 4 Alternate frame rendering Crossfire mode: Install both cards at the same time, then install applications
Prey Split-frame rendering, 6800 GT SLI, 6800 Ultra SLI, Single GPU rendering Crossfire mode
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Alternate frame rendering, 7800 GTX 512 MB SLI, 7900 GTX, Quad SLI Single GPU rendering Single GPU rendering
Titan Quest Alternate frame rendering 2, Quad SLI Split-frame rendering, 6600 GT SLI Single-GPU rendering Crossfire-Modus: Install both cards at the same time, then install applications. Exception: 1024x768 in Crossfire mode. 1280x1024 does single-rendering only.
3DMark06 (v1.0.2) Auto select Install both cards at the same time, then install applications.

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