Legit Motherboard Reviews
The Chaintech VNF4 Ultra : nForce 4 Ultra on a budget
|Product:||Chaintech VNF4 Ultra ZENITH VE motherboard|
|Date:||Fri, Feb 25, 2005 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Rich Caporali|
3DMark05 is a premium benchmark for evaluating the latest generation of gaming hardware. It is the first benchmark to require a DirectX9.0 compliant hardware with support for Pixel Shaders 2.0 or higher. Resolution was set to 1024x768.
3DMark03 is a collection of four 3D gmae based tests. Each 3DMark03 game test is a real-time rendering of a 3D scenario. It is important to note that these renderings are not merely animations or a set of recorded events; they are designed to function like 3D games work. As with 3D games, all computations are performed in real time. This is a critical part of FutureMarks philosophy of 3D graphics benchmarking.
AquaMark3 is a powerful tool to determine reliable information about the gaming performance of a computer system. Again, resolution was set 1024x768.
Doom 3 is one of the most system taxing games available. Its popularity also makes it a great choice for system benchmarking. I like to use Time Demo 1 with resolution set to 1024x768 with detail set to high.
Far Cry is another super popular FPS title that seriously taxes your systems graphics. HardwareOC developed this specialized benchmarking utility that automatically runs the test twice and averages out the score. V 1.41 was used here, with a resolution of 1024x768 and detail levels set to high.
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Page 1 - Introduction
Page 2 - Impression
Page 3 - BIOS and Overclocking
Page 4 - CPU Testing
Page 5 - Memory Tests
Page 6 - Graphics Tests
Page 7 - Final Thoughts