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Old 05-23-03, 07:55 PM   #32
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Originally posted by CaptNKILL
How is 3dMark2K3 an accurate representation of "future" games if the NV35 is CLEARLY the best card for Doom III, yet a "poor" performer in 3dMark2K3?
I must have missed Doom3 being launched, cos I was sure that the actual GAME doesn't exist yet..

We've seen a snapshot of code from a basically finished engine, for which nVidia had semi-optimised drivers whilst ATI couldn't even use the latest Cat 3.4's due to a conflict.

The nV3x is running on a path tailored to its strengths.

The R3x0 runs on a generic path and happens to perform acceptably (good engineering imo )

I'd hardly say anything is clear at this point.
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