VGA Charts IV: AGP Graphics Cards

Test Setup

We tested using three different resolutions: 1024x768-32 without anti-aliasing (FSAA) and Anisotropic Filtering (AF), 1024x768-32 with 4x FSAA (when possible) and 8x AF (when possible), as well as the fastest models in 1600x1200-32 with 4x FSAA and 8x AF.

Our test system consisted of the Intel Motherboard D876 PBZ with i875 chipset, Pentium 4 3.2 GHz CPU and 1GB RAM.

AGP Test System
CPU Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz
FSB 200MHz
Motherboard Intel D876 PBZ
Memory 4x Corsair CMX256A-3200LL DDR, 1024MB
HDD Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 120GB S-ATA (8MB)
DVD Hitachi GD-7000
LAN Netgear FA-312
Power Supply Antec True Control 550W
Drivers & Configuration
Graphics ATI Catalyst v4.9
NVIDIA v65.75
S3 v15.10.11.c
XGI Reactor v1.05
Chipset Intel Inf. Update
OS Windows XP Prof. SP1a
DirectX DirectX 9.0c
3DMark 2003 Standard Resolution
FSAA / AF set by driver
AquaMark 3 Triscore
Unreal Tournament 2004 Custom Timedemo
Max Details/Quality
Map: Assault-FallenCity
FSAA / AF set by driver
Call Of Duty Max Details/Quality
Demo: VGA
Doom3 Timedemo demo1
High Quality
Custom Timedemo cooler01
Very High Quality
Flashlight: On
Note: Configuration tool only allows 4xAF max.
Flight Simulator 2004 FRAPS
Custom Video
Custom Quality
Scenario: Hong Kong at Dusk
Joint Operations
Training Aircraft
Quality Setting
Manual run
Battlefield Vietnam
Max Details/Quality
Map: Ho Chi Minh Trail
Manual run
DTM Race Driver2
Max Details/Quality
Custom Replay - Nurburgring at rain
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