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A Speedy Tiler: Kyro II on Hercules' 3D Prophet 4500

Test Configuration

All benchmarks were determined on an Athlon 1.2 GHz platform. Additionally, we used a Pentium 4 system with a frequency of 1.5 GHz.

Athlon System
CPU:AMD Athlon 1.20 GHz, 133 MHz FSB DDR
Motherboard:ASUS A7M266 (AMD760 chipset) Bios: 1004 C Beta
Memory:Micron 2 x 128 MB DDR-SDRAM, PC2100, CL2.5
Hard drive:Seagate ST313021, 12 GB, 5400 U/min
Chipset driver:VIA 4in1, V4.29a Final
Pentium 4 System
CPU:Intel Pentium 4 1,5 GHz, 100 MHz FSB (Quad-pumped)
Motherboard:ASUS P4T (i850 chipset) Bios: 1001
Memory:Samsung 2 x 128 MB RDRAM PC800
Hard drive:Seagate ST313021, 12 GB, 5400 U/min
Chipset driver:Intel IDE driver V6.1 Build 6.10.003 and Intel chipset driver V2.80.008
Software
OS:Windows 98SE 4.10 Build 2222A
DirectX:8.0a (4.08.00.0400), German
Graphics Cards
Kyro II (Hercules 3D Prophet 4500)175 MHz chip clock rate, 175 MHz memory clock rate (SDR)64 MB SDRAM memory (5 ns)
GeForce2 MX (ASUS AGP-V7100)175 MHz chip clock rate, 166 MHz memory clock rate (SDR)32 MB SDRAM memory (128 bit bus)
GeForce2 GTS (ASUS V7700 Pure)200 MHz chip clock rate, 166 MHz memory clock rate (DDR)32 MB DDR SGRAM memory (128 bit bus)
ATI RADEON166 MHz chip clock rate, 166 MHz memory clock rate (DDR)32 MB DDR SGRAM memory (128 bit bus)
Graphics Card Drivers
Hercules 3D Prophet 4500 64 MB: Hercules Beta v7.56
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX: NVIDIA reference driver v6.50
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS: NVIDIA reference driver v6.50
ATI RADEON: v 4.13.7093
Benchmarks
Quake3 ArenaOpenGL-API with HW transformation supportRetail version V1.16command line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0Graphics detail set to 'Normal' and "High"Benchmark using 'Q3DEMO1' Demo Demo001
AquamarkDirectX-8-API with T&L and DX8 featuresV1.2 (Aquanox)FSA: noneTexture: 24 MBPixelshader: no
MDK2OpenGL-API with hardware-based T&LMipmaptrilinear filteringTexture quality highDisable 3D sound acceleration
Evolva (Bump)DirectX-7-API with T&L supportV1.2. Build 944Dot Bump Mapping
3DMark2000Synthetic DirectX-7 benchmarkV1.1 Build 340
MBTRDirectX-7-API without T&LMercedes Benz Truck Racing V1.09 Beta