|Detonator Driver Comparison
Before checking out the performance of the GeForce2 Ultra, let's take a look at the performance of the Detonator 3 drivers and how they stack up against the Detonator 2. The benchmark configuration is based on the following setup:
- Pentium 3-550E @683MHz
- 128MB PC100 RAM
- Abit BH6 Mainboard
- NVIDIA GeForce2 Ultra
- NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS
- NVIDIA GeForce2 MX
- Default Core and Memory Speeds
- Detonator 2 Driver Version 5.30
- Detonator 3 Driver Version 6.16
- Sound and Vsync Disabled - sound enabled for MDK2
- 85MHz Monitor Refresh Rate
- Windows 98
Benchmark results are based on a resolution of 1024x768 in 16 and 32-bit color. Graphics were set at maximum detail.
Most of the games tested on this page are getting an increase in performance of around 5-10% with the Detonator 3 drivers. The biggest gains are in 32-bit color (green vs. yellow bar).
The largest increase in performance was with MDK2 in 32-bit color. The Detonator 3 drivers provided a gain of 9%, from 52.5 fps to 57.2 fps on the GeForce2 MX and 13%, from 82.6 fps to 92.6 fps, on the GeForce2 GTS.
Quake 1 Demo1 - 1024x768
Quake 2 Demo 1 - 1024x768
Kingpin Timedemo - 1024x768
|Soldier of Fortune - 1024x768
Soldier Of Fortune Demo1 - 1024x768
MDK2 - 1024x768
3DMark2000 - 1024x768
Not bad, but let's take a look at the performance in Quake3. Get ready to be rocked!
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