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Workstations. Which one is for you? A dual AMD? A Pentium 4? One site breaks out from the rest of the flock and does a very indepth look at Dual 1.2 MP, Dual 1.4 Thunderbird, and single 1.9 Pentium 4. Which one comes out the winner? Read on to find out.
There seems to be some serious evidence floating around the web that ATI used specific optimizations in the new Radeon drivers to specifically optimize the Quake3 benchmark process, thus modifying the actual performance scores. Makes you wonder what else was done in those driver sets...
by crossbow on Thu Oct 18 2001
The Radeon 8500 on a Athlon XP. Performs better then on a PIV platform, but the most interesting thing is how poorly ALL the video cards perform under Windows XP.