OpenGL Workstation Graphics: Now We're Talking High End!

Test Configuration

All of the following data refers only to the performance comparison, which is also included in the evaluation.

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Common Hardware
WorkstationDell Precision 670
Processors2x Intel Xeon 7030 2.8 GHz (FSB800, Dual Core) with HT disabled, on WinXP
Hard DiskSamsung HD160JJ/P (160 GB, 7200 RPM, 8.9 ms access, SATA)
MotherboardDell Precision 670
System Memory4 GB (Hynix PC2-3200R-333-12)
OpenGL Graphics Cards
ATi OpenGL cardsATi FireGL V7350ATi FireGL V7300
Nvidia OpenGL cardNvidia Quadro FX 4500
Drivers & Settings
ATI FireGL series driver8.223 and FireGL 3dsm plugin
Nvidia QuadroFX series driverForceware 84.26
3dsm drivers for QuadroFX seriesMaxtreme 3dsm plugin 8.00.03
Resolution1280x1024, 32-bit, 75 Hz, Vsync=off
Operating SystemWindows XP SP2 (v2149)
Viewperf (synthetic)SPECopc Viewperf 8.1
Solidworks (Application)SPECapc Solidworks 2005 benchmark
3D Studio Max (Application)SPECapc 3DSMAX 7 benchmark
Maya (Application)SPECapc Maya 6.5 benchmark

Test Platform

Uwe Scheffel
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