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PowerColor Radeon 9250 Videocard Review

PowerColor Radeon 9250 Videocard Review  - PCSTATS
Abstract: Sure, we'd all like to have the equivalent of a Porsche, but sometimes all we really need to get the job done is a practical Ford.
 70% Rating:   
Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: PowerColor Aug 31 2004   Colin Sun  
Home > Reviews > Video Cards > PowerColor Radeon 9250

Benchmarks: AquaMark 3, Gun Metal 2

AquaMark 3 Source: Massive Development

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.

AquaMark 3 - Benchmark Results
Graphics Points Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 6141
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 5670

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

4860

Asus Radeon A9600XT 3735
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 3915
MSI RX600XT-TD128 3843
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 5736
MSI FX5900XT-VTD128 5436
Albatron Trinity PC5900 4158
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 3435
MSI PCX5750-TD128 3129
Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 3147
PowerColor Radeon 9250 1065
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 1123

AquaMark 3 - Benchmark Results
Overall Points Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 47175
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 44362

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

39219

Asus Radeon A9600XT 31590
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 32582
MSI RX600XT-TD128 32080
MSI FX5950 Ultra-TD128 44875
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra 43010
Albatron Trinity PC5900 34355
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 29446
MSI PCX5750-TD128 23139
Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 23203
PowerColor Radeon 9250 10099
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 10452

According to AquaMark3's internal ranking system, the PowerColor Radeon 9250 should be playable at 640x480 and low details.

Gun Metal 2 Source: Yeti Studio

Gun Metal 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.

Gun Metal 2 Demo 1 - 1024x768
Overall FPS Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 31.42
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 28.65

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

25.32

Asus Radeon A9600XT 18.9
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 20.52
MSI RX600XT-TD128 19.36
MSI FX5950 Ultra-TD128 32.54
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra

31.05

Albatron Trinity PC5900 25.69
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 23.74
MSI PCX5750-TD128

18.65

Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 19.48
PowerColor Radeon 9250 10.81
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 11.47

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 - 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 40.5
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 37.26

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

32.91

Asus Radeon A9600XT 24.29
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 26.53
MSI RX600XT-TD128 24.96
MSI FX5950 Ultra-TD128 40.4
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra

38.85

Albatron Trinity PC5900 33.96
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 31.38
MSI PCX5750-TD128

23.05

Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 24.28
PowerColor Radeon 9250 11.73
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 12.63

Gun Metal 2 always performs well on high-end based videocards, and we see this time around things are no different.

Gun Metal 2 Demo 1 - 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 19.75
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 18.23

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

16.17

Asus Radeon A9600XT 10.96
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 12.28
MSI RX600XT-TD128 11.5
MSI FX5950 Ultra-TD128 21.46
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra

20.42

Albatron Trinity PC5900 16.39
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 14.66
MSI PCX5750-TD128

10.73

Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 11.54
PowerColor Radeon 9250 8.31
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 8.44

Gun Metal 2 Demo 2 - 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
ATi Radeon 9800XT 25.32
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 23.18

ATi Radeon 9700 Pro

20.23

Asus Radeon A9600XT 13.03
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V 14.62
MSI RX600XT-TD128 13.56
MSI FX5950 Ultra-TD128 26.74
MSI FX5900U-VTD256 Ultra

22.91

Albatron Trinity PC5900 20.76
Albatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra 18.16
MSI PCX5750-TD128 12.75
Gigabyte GV-NX57128D 13.75
PowerColor Radeon 9250 8.2
PowerColor Radeon 9250 (346/221) 8.37

Gun Metal 2 scores are in line with what we would expect form the PowerColor ATI Radeon 9250.

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Contents of Article: PowerColor Radeon 9250
 Pg 1.  PowerColor Radeon 9250 Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  Overclocking the card and benchmarks
 Pg 3.  Benchmarks: CodeCreatures
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: AquaMark 2.3
 Pg 5.  — Benchmarks: AquaMark 3, Gun Metal 2
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: X2: The Threat, UT2003
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: Doom 3

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