I've just updated my Bios for my Asus A7N8X2.0 motherboard and redone 3Dmark2001. Instead of my Radeon Sapphire 9700 Pro card giving me a reading of about 13800 or thereabouts, I'm getting something like 6800! Vice City is starting to judder when I'm playing it on the usual settings and I don't know what has changed apart from the BIOS. HELP!
BIOS version - 1003 as came with the board now changed to 1006 from the Asus website.
For ref: Athlon 2800+ 1GB of DDR3200 RAM 120GB Hard Drive 9700 Pro Graphics Card Terratec DMX24/96 Soundcard
Found out what was wrong - when I flashed the BIOS the control panel for the card got erased from the Control Panel - once I reinstalled the panel and drivers (just to make sure) the scores went back again.
On the subject of the 3dMark score, I also found out that the 13800 score was with Anti-Aliasing and SmoothForm on. Once I redid the scores with the settings on "performance" the score went to 14850 or thereabouts.
Cheers for your help!
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