takes advantage of the latest videocard technology and pushes the processing
power of the CPU to its absolute limit. At its highest setting, Ultra quality,
texture sizes pass the 500MB mark which means even tomorrow's videocards will
have a hard time running everything. The frame rates in the game itself are
locked at 60 fps so anything above that point is wasted. Each test is run three
times with the third run being recorded.
|2GB Kit Corsair
DOMINATOR Twin2X2048-8888C4DF (200/800)
|4GB Kit Mushkin
|4GB Kit Crucial PC2-6400 (200/800)
|4GB Kit Crucial PC2-6400 (200/1020)
In Doom 3 we witness a bigger difference between the
operating systems than between the various memory configurations. The Crucial
memory uses 5-5-5-15 timings by default, so it's not surprising that it's
slightly slower than the tight high performance memory kit from Corsair.
|Sierra FEAR 1.08
Sierra's latest first person shooter which relies heavily on DirectX 9 features.
With its "Soft Shadows" feature enabled, even the fastest videocards run at a
crawl, FEAR is definitely the new benchmark for future FPS games to