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…also known as 3DMark06. Attempting to downloading now… best part of 580MB.

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Reviews on usual tech sites, reading up now…

Attempting to download now

Taking around 2 hours on their torrent.

I just bothered to read the minimum requirements and noticed I might not be able to run this… states a requirement of a 256MB card, all mine are 128MB or lower… well, will soon find out what happens.

Edit: Runs ok on 128MB, it seems to just need 256MB accessable (e.g. over AGP or PCIe or whatever…) it’s even running very slowly on my laptop with 64MB.

My main desktop score (6600GT AGP 128MB, P4 3.0 HT on Win2k, 2GB ram…)
Overall: 1415
SM2: 574
HDR/SM3: 539
CPU: 625

Laptop just finished too… (9700 mobility, Pentium M 1.5 Win2k, 1GB ram)
Overall: 247
SM2: 115
CPU: 606

1st pass: 4635

First pass

1929 3dmark

936 cpu


Main Test Results
3DMark Score: 1675 3DMarks
SM 2.0 Score: 842 Marks
SM 3.0 Score: N/A
CPU Score: 1022 Marks

latest pass:

3DMark Score: 7343 3DMarks
SM 2.0 Score: 3365 Marks
SM 3.0 Score: 3255
CPU Score: 1793 Marks

Installing the latest nVidia driver massively improved my score

Slight improvement with latest Cats too (for those of us with slightly more outdated hardware ;))…

Main Test Results
3DMark Score: 1863 3DMarks
SM 2.0 Score: 948 Marks
SM 3.0 Score: N/A
CPU Score: 1024 Marks