[ut2003io] radeon 9700 - all ATI users
sanepsycho at globaldialog.com
Tue Apr 15 18:46:39 EDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 13:44, Matthew Arnold wrote:
> Paul Berger wrote:
> > So it looks like the ATI 2.9.6 OpenGL driver for the 9000 Pro at least
> > is equivalent to their current shipping Windows 2000/XP driver.
> Unfortunately, this isn't a straight apples-to-apples comparison. The
> botmatches are going to be different from one platform to another. Even
> changing certain settings will change the botmatch altogether. Only the
> flybys are the same. Unfortunately, they don't stress your system as much
> as the botmatches do.
Under the ATI 2.5.1 driver I was getting ~7FPS for the low rating and
about 20 for the average. The new drivers makes certain high-detail
levels like IronDeity go from totally unplayable ~4FPS under 2.5.1, to
acceptable 20s frame rates under 2.9.6.
The Antalus level was one of the standard levels that I had issues with
poor FPS in areas so what I used to compare performance on. I had not
intended on this being an exhaustive benchmark comparing the performance
of the Windows Ut2003 vs. the Linux UT2003, but just the OpenGL video
A lower end system would probably have a wider difference than what my
system does, and yes botmatches would make a big difference also since
they are cpu intensive..
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