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RADEON 8500 - Driven To New Heights

Test Setup

HardwareSocket 423
CPUIntel Pentium 4 1800 MHz MHz400 MHz QDR FSB
MotherboardASUS P4TIntel i850
Memory256 MB 400 MHz RDRAM (2x128 MB)
Hard DiskSeagate 12 GB ST313021AUDMA66 5400 U/min
Graphics Cards
NVIDIA GeForce3Chip Clock: 200 MHzMemory: 64 MB DDR-SDRAMMemory Clock: 230 MHzNVIDIA Referencedriver v21.85
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti200Chip Clock: 175 MHzMemory: 64 MB DDR-SDRAMMemory Clock: 200 MHzNVIDIA Referencedriver v21.85
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti500Chip Clock: 240 MHzMemory: 64 MB DDR-SDRAMMemory Clock: 250 MHzNVIDIA Referencedriver v21.85
ATI RADEON 8500Chip Clock: 275 MHzMemory: 64 MB DDR-SDRAMMemory Clock: 275 MHzATI driver: V4.13.7191 (old)ATI driver: V4.13.7206 (new)
Driver and Software
DirectX VersionWindows 98 SE8.0a for Nvidia8.1 for Radeon 8500
OSWindows 98 SE, Version 4.10.2222 A
Benchmarks and Settings
GiantsDirectX 7 game with T&L Support
Max PayneDirect X 8 game with T&L SupportShooting Alex Demo
Quake3v1.17 OpenGL with HW TransformationSupport (Demo001)
3DMark 2001Synthetic DirectX 8 Benchmark