Graphics Boosters For OpenGL Workstations

Test Setup

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

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Common Hardware
Processors2x Intel Xeon 3.06 GHz w/ 1 MB L3 cache (HT disabled on Win2k)
Harddisks2x Seagate Barracuda SATA V 120 GB operated in RAID0 Stripeset
ATi OpenGL cardsFireGL T2-128FireGL X1-128FireGL Z1-128FireGL X2-256
NVIDIA/PNY OpenGL cardsQuadro FX 500Quadro FX 1000Quadro FX 2000Quadro FX 3000
Platform 1
MotherboardIntel SE7505VB2 (E7505 chipset, 133 MHz FSB)
System Memory1 GB, 2x 512 MB Infineon PC2700 ECC RAM operated at DDR266 on E7505
Benchmarks run on platform 1Viewperf, Solidworks, Maya
Platform 2
MotherboardAsus PC-DL (i875P chipset, 133 MHz FSB)
System Memory1 GB, 2x 512 MB Kingston HyperX KHX4000K2/1G PC4000 RAM operated at DDR333 on i875P
Benchmarks run on platform 23dsm
Drivers & Settings
ATI FireGL series6.14.10.6343 and FireGL 3dsm plugin
NVIDIA Quadro FX series6.14.10.4471 for standard tests
3dsm drivers for Quadro FX seriesMaxtreme 3dsm plugin 4.00.29 with driver v45.28
Resolution1280x1024x32, Vsync=off
Operating SystemWindows 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
Uwe Scheffel