ATi Radeon 9700 PRO - Pretender To The Throne

3DMark 2001 SE

No round of testing would ever be complete without the requisite 3DMark 2001SE run. Despite the controversy surrounding this synthetic benchmark among our readership, we nonetheless consider its final score a very good way of judging a card's 3D performance.

The Radeon's lead is, in a word, impressive; the generation gap between it and the GeForce4 obvious.