Comanche 4 benchmark demo is a unique benchmark as it represents a real-world
gaming experience. It contains the single player "Eagle's Talon" mission from
the game as well as a detailed cinematic. This DirectX 8.1 benchmark demo will
measure your system's performance in the standard frames per second format. The
benchmark was run with audio disabled.
4 is pretty much a system benchmark and here the ABIT KV8-MAX3 does very well!
completely rewritten 3D engine based on DirectX8 encompasses many visual effects
such as volumetric Nebulae (gas clouds) that have a real impact in the game (you
can hide in them), many new engine, shield, weapon and explosion effects.
Objects cast real dynamic 3D shadows! Dynamic DP3 bump mapping allows a
previously unseen level of detail.
|X2: The Threat Benchmark Results
Threat does not get as bit a performance boost as we expect, still those are
some nice framerates.
| Unreal Tournament
Tournament 2003 is the sequel to 1999's multiple 'Game of the Year' award
winner. It uses the very latest Unreal Engine technology - where graphics, sound
and game play are taken beyond the bleeding edge. Unreal Tournament 2003 employs
the use of Vertex as well as Pixel Shaders and it's recommended that you use a
DirectX 8 videocard to get the most out of the game.
Athlon64 has always done well in UT2003, that should be pretty obvious by
looking at the framerates. The ABIT KV8-MAX3 gets a very nice performance boost
Another great board!
ABIT are one of the few
manufacturers that openly embrace the enthusiast community, and the ABIT
KV8-MAX3 is a fine example of ABIT engineering. ABIT include a whole host of
hardware goodies from rounded IDE/Floppy drive cables to their exclusive Secure
IDE hardware encryption, IEEE 1394a and an additional four port Serial
ATA/Serial ATA RAID controller.
certainly a very innovative and powerful system tweaker. It's nice to have a
protected mode this way newbie/novice overclockers will not damage any of their
hardware. Secure IDE is also a handy feature should you need total data privacy,
but I'd be hesitant to actually use it without some form of data backup
Performance of the ABIT KV8-MAX3 motherboard was very good
but that's to be expected from an Athlon64 based system. In all the tests the
ABIT KV8-MAX3 constantly fought for top spot among all the stock systems, and
the was a decent overclocker too.
thinking about putting together a new socket 754 Athlon64 rig, make sure you
check out the ABIT KV8-MAX3 motherboard. I'm positive it'll keep you happy no
matter what you do!
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