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ATI All in Wonder Radeon 8500 128 MB Edition

ATI All in Wonder Radeon 8500 128 MB Edition - PCSTATS
Abstract: The card is fully VIVO compatible and comes with a purple break out box which has almost become an ATI trademark in itself.
 85% Rating:   
Filed under: Video Cards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: ATI May 29 2002   C. Sun  
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Benchmarks: Aquamark 2.3

Aquamark 2.3 Benchmarks
AquaMark 2.3 Source: Massive

AquaMark is another DirectX 8 benchmark. Using vertex shaders, any card that is DirectX8 compatible will not just have a huge speed boost, the image will also look better. Default test has 24 MB worth of textures.

AquaMark 1024x768
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. MSI GF4 Ti4600 67.1
2. Radeon 8500 49.4
3. AIW Radeon 8500 50
4. AIW Radeon 8500 (oc'ed) 51.2

At 1024x768 all the 8500's perform about the same and again the GF4 Ti4600 is leading the way.

AquaMark 1280x1024
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. MSI GF4 Ti4600 44.9
2. Radeon 8500 40.2
3. AIW Radeon 8500 41.9
4. AIW Radeon 8500 (oc'ed) 45.4

AquaMark 1600x1200
Video Card FPS Ranking
1. MSI GF4 Ti4600 32.9
2. Radeon 8500 29.9
3. AIW Radeon 8500 31.4
4. AIW Radeon 8500 (oc'ed) 35

As the resolution is turned up, the 8500 performs very close to Ti4600 levels. When overclocked, it even beats the might GeForce 4!

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Contents of Article: ATI All in Wonder Radeon 8500
 Pg 1.  ATI All in Wonder Radeon 8500 128 MB Edition
 Pg 2.  Remote Wonder and Software
 Pg 3.  Television controls
 Pg 4.  The Card & Overclocking
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: 3DMark2000 / 2001SE
 Pg 6.  — Benchmarks: Aquamark 2.3
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: CodeCreatures
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: Comanche 4
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: QIII Arena
 Pg 10.  Benchmarks: 3DMark 2001SE, Aquamark, QIII w/h AA
 Pg 11.  Final Conclusions

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