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My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-15 @ 21:00

I was looking through my file server the other day and stumbled upon an old folder containing 3DMark 2000-Vantage screenshots I made back in 2007-2009 (I had too much free time back then :happy: ). I'm only going to post the 3DMark2001 shots here, since IMO 3D'01 is by far the most interesting benchmark.

I still own most of these machines, though many of them run different hardware and software than they did back in 08. If anyone wants to see the 03-Vantage scores of any of these rigs, please tell me!

I'll post different categories (eg: 9800Pro w/ different CPUs) as replies to the original post.

I'll start off with my Compaq Deskpro 4000: 440FX, PII-300 Klamath, 192MB EDO, Radeon 7000 PCI (64MB DDR):
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Here's the same Radeon 7000 running on a BX board w/ a P2-350 Deschutes. Amazing, the difference SDRAM makes:
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-15 @ 21:17

My Socket 939 system:
Opteron 185 at 3.0GHz (stock voltage, too!)
4GB of OCZ CL2 DDR400
Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe

With a single GeForce 8800GTS (G80 version):
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With two 8800GTS in SLI. Kinda interesting how the DX7 game tests are actually slower with SLI.
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And with a single GeForce GTX 260 (Core 216):
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Will upload more later!
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby swaaye » 2012-9-15 @ 21:31

When you run 3DMark2001 on almost any GPU produced in the past ~7 years, the CPU is actually mostly what is being benchmarked.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-16 @ 06:41

Radeon 9800 Pro CPU scaling:

Celeron 900MHz (Coppermine-128, i815, 512MB CL2 PC133)
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Pentium III 866 (Coppermine, i815, 512MB CL2 PC133)
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Pentium III 1000EB (Coppermine, i815, 512MB CL2 PC133)
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Pentium 4 1800MHz (Willamette, i845, 512MB CL2.5 DDR266)
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Pentium III-S 1400 @ 1585MHz (Tualatin, VIA 694X, 1.5GB CL2 PC133)
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-16 @ 07:59

Pentium M 745, overclocked to 2.4GHz (Dothan, MSI Speedster Socket 479 board, i915, 2GB CL3 DDR2-533, GeForce 8600 GTS
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Athlon X2-4600 on an NF3 AGP board, hosting a GeForce 7800GS:
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X2-4600+ with AGP x1950Pro (NF3)
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-16 @ 08:10

Here are a few older Intel IGPs

Pentium III 1000EB using the i815 integrated graphics (benchmark was not run using default settings: had to use 16-bit color).
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Pentium 4 1.8GHz using the i845 integrated graphics
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Core 2 Duo T5600 (1.83GHz/667FSB) using GMA950. It actually manages to outperform the Celeron 900/Radeon 9800Pro a few posts above!
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-16 @ 08:33

GeForce FX5200 AGP, Pentium III 550 Katmai, 440BX, 512MB CL3 PC100
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GeForce FX5200 AGP, Pentium III 1200 underclocked to 900MHz, 440BX, 512MB CL3 PC100
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Radeon 9250 PCI, Pentium III 550 Katmai, 440BX, Windows 2000
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Radeon 9250PCI, Pentium 4 1800 Willamette, i845, Windows XP
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Last, but not least, a Pentium III 1000EB paired with a Radeon x800XT. :happy:
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That's it for me, but feel free to post your own 3Dmark 01 results if you'd like!
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby elfuego » 2012-9-16 @ 12:29

The performance of of the Pentium M (Dothan) is really incredible. I got the 2Ghz Version in my old laptop paired with mobility radeon 9600 and it can still run quite a few games.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby mwdmeyer » 2012-9-16 @ 12:56

Here are some of mine, no images sorry.


Pentium D 3.2GHz (Pentium D 940 775)
1GB DDR Ram
Geforce MX4000 128mb PCI
3DMark 2001 se with patch. 3841
Same PC but with a Radeon 3650 512mb.
18422 3dmark 2001se.

AMD Athlon X3 (3x2.1GHz)
6GB DDR2 667MHz Ram
Vista 64bit
On board Radeon HD 3200
10,602 3D marks

Dell XPS B866
Pentium 3 866MHz
256MB RDRAM
Radeon 7200 32mb DDR (cannot seem to find the exact model on the internets).
XP SP2

2677 3DMarks!
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby RoyBatty » 2012-9-16 @ 13:02

Hrm why not!

I don't have my PIII-S machine running at the moment as I need some new fans for my voodoo... but in the mean time I decided to bench my everyday machine. I can get higher scores if I go to benchmark mode and stop unnecessary programs, fiddle with LOD bias and what not... but I didn't feel like it.

C2D E8500 @3.8ghz , DDR2-1066, GTX-580, stock settings.

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C2D E8500 @3.8ghz, DDR2-1066, GTX580, 1920x1200, 8xAA, 32 bit textures for comparison,

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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-16 @ 23:04

elfuego wrote:The performance of of the Pentium M (Dothan) is really incredible. I got the 2Ghz Version in my old laptop paired with mobility radeon 9600 and it can still run quite a few games.

Yeah! I still wonder why Intel didn't make a S478 version of Dothan back when AMD was slaughtering the P4.

mwdmeyer wrote:Here are some of mine, no images sorry.

Nice!

I've always wanted one of the XPS B systems, but all I can find around here are XPS T's and Dimension 4100s.

RoyBatty wrote:C2D E8500 @3.8ghz , DDR2-1066, GTX-580, stock settings.

C2D E8500 @3.8ghz, DDR2-1066, GTX580, 1920x1200, 8xAA, 32 bit textures for comparison,

Very interesting. This makes me want to do an XP vs Win7 comparison run. I would've thought a 3.8GHz C2D+GTX-580 would smoke my old S939 Opteron system.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby leileilol » 2012-9-16 @ 23:46

The P3-550 w/ GFFX result is actually kind of impressive. I wouldn't expect even 1000 marks from early P3s or even late P2s. How would that same FX5200 fare in a 66MHz FSB PC100 RAM'd PII?
Voodoo2s aren't 100mhz stock
Geforce256 isn't released as a beta on New Years '99 under the Quadro brand
DOS gaming isn't a bilinear 320x200 16:10
DOS PCs aren't better than the Macintosh
DOSBox is not for running Windows 9x
SGL != Glide
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby noshutdown » 2012-9-17 @ 01:50

k6-2+/550, geforce2 mx200, around 1060 points (default setting of course).
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-19 @ 16:54

Atom N470 at 1.83GHZ, GMA3150. Interesting how much slower it is than the GMA950 above.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby elfuego » 2012-9-20 @ 14:53

^ its actually the core 2 duo which is outperforming the atom, and not just GMA3150 vs GMA950. Dont forget that we are speaking about 3dmark 2001 here ;-)

Here's (very slightly overclocked) Atom N270 with i945 @ native resolution (1024x600). If the standard resolution is used, the score drops to 2684.

BTW, this actually surprised me - the i945 has some pixel shaders (at least DX 8.1) - I never knew it could run Nature test and advanced pixel shader so nice. I am actually impressed :happyhappy: I bet I could play Morrowind on full details on this power-lusty baby :lol:
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby swaaye » 2012-9-20 @ 16:37

I've found that some games don't recognize the DirectX 8/9 features of the GMA 9xx. The drivers are the likely culprit. In fact Morrowind is one of them, and Max Payne 2 as well if I remember correctly.

My EeePC 900 has GMA 900 so I've experimented a bit. It is pretty slow though, kind of like a Geforce 2 GTS with DX9 features. It only has single channel DDR2 400 and it's the lowliest chipset (910GML).
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby RichB93 » 2012-9-20 @ 18:25

A GTX 580 paired with a Core 2 Duo? Jesus, that must be a hell of a bottleneck.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby Standard Def Steve » 2012-9-22 @ 02:48

Windows XP vs Win7 on the following hardware:
Athlon 64 3500+ (2.2GHz, 512K L2, S939 Venice)
AGP Radeon x1950Pro 512MB
Gigabyte K8NSC-939 (NF3 chipset)
2GB CL2.5 DDR400
Catalyst 10.2

Windows XP Pro SP3, all updates installed:
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Windows 7 Pro SP1 32-bit:
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Win 7's DX7 performance appears to be lower than XP's. DX8/9 performance is much better; 3DMark03, 05, and 06 scores were a lot closer together. 3DMark05's CPU test was actually 900 points higher on Windows 7 and ran noticeably quicker.

elfuego wrote:^ its actually the core 2 duo which is outperforming the atom, and not just GMA3150 vs GMA950. Dont forget that we are speaking about 3dmark 2001 here ;-)

BTW, this actually surprised me - the i945 has some pixel shaders (at least DX 8.1) - I never knew it could run Nature test and advanced pixel shader so nice.

The Core 2 Duo is definitely a much faster processor than Atom, but I thought that both systems would be GPU-limited with such slow IGPs, even in 3DMark01.

Yeah, GT4 Nature runs very well on i945. On the C2D system, it's over twice as fast as the FX5200! The GMA950/C2D also outperforms the FX5200 in 3DMark03 and 05.
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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby m1919 » 2012-9-22 @ 07:04

Xeon Prime: ASUS XG-DLS, Dual P3 Xeon 550/1MB, 1.5GB PC100 ECC, GeForce4 Ti4600 128MB, Windows 2000 Pro

Will do another benchmark once I get my 700/1MBs running. Also scored an uber cheap FX5500 on ebay, will test that later as well.

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Re: My 3DMark01 Mega Thread

Postby elfuego » 2012-9-22 @ 14:29

Interesting fact is that replacing those Xeons with Tualatins 1.4 would literally triple the result. ^_^
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