PC Performance Analyser

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Kahuna, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. Kahuna

    Kahuna Guest

    The MadOnion HalfLife PC performance analyzer is a crock.

    I have a AMD XP 1.9 w/ 512 megs of DDR, and a GeForce IV and the benchmarks have me at about 25% better than the minimum computer requirements for halflife.

    I think this is a decent computer and runs everygame full visuals with decent FPS and no jittering.

    Of course they recommend I get the Gateway 2.5 gig machine with an insane amount of RAM like this would make the gaming any better on HalfLife.

    Just a lame sales ploy.
     
  2. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    I've spoken to many high ups in the IT industry..

    They DONT use ANY of the madonion benchmark programs, as they say.. ".. its not a true real-world test..". -- from the horses mouth so to speak.
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yes definatly a sales technique. Shame MadOnion got roped into doing it...

    Nice to see that my XP 1700+ and GeForce3 make a better gaming system than a 2.4gig Pentium IV with a GeForce2... lol
     
  4. stuy_b

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    well of course it would its got GF3!! :rolleyes:
     
  5. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, but with Half-life is it really going to make a difference ?
     
  6. stuy_b

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    it may not be using all the GF3s power, but it will be doing it quicker than a GF2.
     
  7. KDawg

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    It doesnt even report my chips speed right. It shorts it by about 200mhz...
     
  8. Electronic Punk

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    With the frame rate limit on Half-life I don't see how it will make any difference!

    I just went from a GeForce2 MX to a GeForce3 and notice no difference in Half-Life, tho of course there is an enormous difference in othr applications..

    Don't understand why they would release a Half-Life one now, perhaps if it was RTCW or Medal Of Honour that would be a little more understandable.