[ut2003io] what upgrade?
chunky at icculus.org
Wed Nov 13 14:28:29 EST 2002
On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 01:20:29PM -0600, Robert Brandtjen wrote:
> I have a dual P3 867 machine with 1 gig of ram and 64 meg GF3 ti-200
> Here is what I get with the flyby-asbestos.sh at 1200X768:
> UT2003 Build UT2003_Build_[2002-10-28_01.28]
> No OS
> GenuineIntel PentiumPro-class processor @ 868 MHz
> dm-asbestos?game=engine.gameinfo exec=../Benchmark/Stuff/flybyexec.txt
> -benchmark -seconds=71 -nosound
> 33.909554 / 123.192009 / 240.716949 fps rand
> Score = 79.072098
> My question is, with this machine, would I get a better score with a GF4 (and
> which one would everyone recommend) or a faster CPU ( I can get 1.4 SMP cpu).
CPU is your best bet, probably.
Try changing the resolution up. If the framerate is mostly the same,
you're probably CPU-capped, else it's probably the graphics card.
Yes, the word "probably" appeared three times there, mostly because
it's hard to tell without actually doing the upgrade & finding out the
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