View Full Version : Is this around what my 3d mark score should look like?

12-31-2002, 02:42 AM
My 3d mark score was 3791 to me this seems a lil bit too low i dunno though im new to this stuff so someone tell me if it seems right

this is whats in my comp now:

Biostar M7VIB DDR VIA KT266 motherboard
ATX 320W Case
512 MB DDR PC2100 Ram
AMD Athlon 1.4 Ghz CPU
64 Mb ATI Radeon 7500 video card
17" Philips Monitor

If its not right what should i do!!!

12-31-2002, 05:11 AM
I'm no expert, but that looks to be about right. First thing I would do is upgrade to a GeForce 4 of some type(MX or Ti series) with DDR memory. I had an ATI 7000 with 32mb DDR and only got a 1391 score with it. Then I bought a GeForce 4 Ti4200 w/64mb DDR ram and my score jumped to 5847 after I installed the latest detonator driver from nVidia. And I only have regular pc133 system ram. According to Wiggo, I could easily surpass the 10000 mark if I could only use DDR(2700) system ram. :eek:

12-31-2002, 07:08 AM
No person who plays games should even consider any MX card these days as for around the same general price range a plain Gigabyte Maya R9000 will leave them behind plus give ya DX8.1 support so go any video card from a R8500 or GF3 upwards and leave the MX's well alone. :devil:

12-31-2002, 08:16 AM
Wiggo where is that faithful chart i was looking for the link...in toms hardware...but nothing

12-31-2002, 08:23 AM
Ya mean this thing here? :?:

<small>and it's finally been updated</small>

12-31-2002, 09:20 AM
k thnx guys