PC Benchmarks

  Graham ® 13:15 06 Oct 2004

I have used 3DMark03 in the past, but now I've downloaded the free version again it won't run, just a brief black screen. Also tried 3DMark05, that reported it couldn't find a pixel shading utility.

Any others I can try, preferably without a 2 hour download?

  JonnyTub 13:28 06 Oct 2004

Aquamark 03, but at around 65mb, it's gonna take a while on dial up. click here

  Graham ® 13:36 06 Oct 2004

Thanks, I'm on 512kb broadband, but 3DMark05 is 283 mb, and takes nearly 2 hours. 04 not much less. So at 65mb, Aquamark will be a breeze!

  JonnyTub 13:38 06 Oct 2004

should take about 10 mins then, don't nick any of my bandwidth, im downloading from the danish site :-)

by the way Aquamark is considered to be a better benchmark by some harcore enthusiasts than 3d mark.

  JonnyTub 13:52 06 Oct 2004


you know i mean :-)

  JonnyTub 14:00 06 Oct 2004

what, damn it, "what" was supposed to be in there somewhere.

i give up.

  Graham ® 14:13 06 Oct 2004

It took 18 minutes.

  Rigga 14:42 06 Oct 2004

I take it you were after graphics benchmarks. If so the already mentioned are probably the best.

If not try Sisoft Sandra, which is a system information and PC benchmarking system in one.

> click here= <

You can benchmark your CPU / memory / HDD's / network etc..


  Graham ® 14:52 06 Oct 2004

I got 4104.

Rigga, thanks, I used to have that too! Will give it a go. I'm trying to get my temperatures up, as MobileMeter is reporting CPU at 51C, which never changes. Hard drive starts at 18C and goes to 32C.

  JonnyTub 14:54 06 Oct 2004

what gfx card you using graham??

  JonnyTub 15:04 06 Oct 2004

"I'm trying to get my temperatures up"

hope not, that temps fine, if anything you want to go down.

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