AquaMark3 is a powerful tool to determine reliable
information about the gaming performance of a computer system. Because the benchmark extensively
utilizes DirectX9, DirectX8 and DirectX7 functionality, it represents the
requirements of typical gaming applications in 2003 and 2004.
AquaMark3 really prefers the ATi cards; the Asus A9800XT/TVD/256 is battling it out
with the ATi Radeon 9800XT for the top stock score.
2 is one of the first games that will be taking advantage of DirectX 9 technology. According to Gun Metal 2, 2x AA is
enabled by default on all videocards and
the listed frame rates are average.
all the high end cards perform very close to one another and it's difficult to
declare a winner.
1600x1200 things are a bit different and the GeForceFX 5950 Ultra is able to
take the overall performance crown.