Graphics Boosters For OpenGL Workstations

Test Setup

All specifications below refer solely to the performance test that also influences the evaluation.

Common Hardware
Processors 2x Intel Xeon 3.06 GHz w/ 1 MB L3 cache (HT disabled on Win2k)
Harddisks 2x Seagate Barracuda SATA V 120 GB operated in RAID0 Stripeset
ATi OpenGL cards FireGL T2-128
FireGL X1-128
FireGL Z1-128
FireGL X2-256
NVIDIA/PNY OpenGL cards Quadro FX 500
Quadro FX 1000
Quadro FX 2000
Quadro FX 3000
Platform 1
Motherboard Intel SE7505VB2 (E7505 chipset, 133 MHz FSB)
System Memory 1 GB, 2x 512 MB Infineon PC2700 ECC RAM operated at DDR266 on E7505
Benchmarks run on platform 1 Viewperf, Solidworks, Maya
Platform 2
Motherboard Asus PC-DL (i875P chipset, 133 MHz FSB)
System Memory 1 GB, 2x 512 MB Kingston HyperX KHX4000K2/1G PC4000 RAM operated at DDR333 on i875P
Benchmarks run on platform 2 3dsm
Drivers & Settings
ATI FireGL series and FireGL 3dsm plugin
NVIDIA Quadro FX series for standard tests
3dsm drivers for Quadro FX series Maxtreme 3dsm plugin 4.00.29 with driver v45.28
Resolution 1280x1024x32, Vsync=off
Operating System Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Viewperf (synthetic) SPECopc Viewperf 7.1a
Solidworks (Application) SPECapc Solidworks 2003 SP0.0 benchmark
3D Studio Max (Application) SPECapc 3DSMAX 4.2.6 benchmark
Maya (Application) SPECapx Maya 5.0 benchmark
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