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Old 09-24-04, 07:47 PM   #24
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Default Re: 3D Mark 05 - the countdown begins!!!!

Originally Posted by ultimate17
so when's this supposed to be out? Or has the countdown ended and still nothing? (typical)

I myself dont use this to base a purchase ...when sites use this as a benchmark for new cards-I skip through it....I simply use it as a means of testing new drivers and ocing. Well...the visuals help too....but imo 3dmark2k3's visuals sucked ass.
I agree. Mother Nature didnt look as good as the original nature IMO... the air battle was weak, the girl with the sword was just dumb (though its funny when the trolls hurt themselves) and the battle of proxycon looked cool but was cheesey... none of the action seemed to fit together (shooting 50 rounds at a guy from 10 feet away then suddenly he flies through the air as if hit by a cannon ball).

I thought the game tests in 2001 were a lot better. Texture resolution and effects arent as impressive as 2003, but overall the scenes are more interesting and realistic looking (detail and effects does NOT mean realism).
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