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    8800GTX LoD Testing for 3D Mark2001SE

    Since I'm a 3D Mark2001SE addict, I decided to go...hardcore and test some LoD settings with the 8800GTX for it.
    LoD Range tested = from 0 to + 9 [ at 0.1 increments ]

    I'll update this post with more results, more tests, testbed config ( system specs, hardware & software ), BIOS Settings, etc and more.
    At first I'll run each test with integer LoDs, then I'll test them with FP LoDs.


    I've run each test with each LoD setting 3 times and averaged the results ofcourse.
    In Car Low ( a.k.a. "the good run" test ) I've excluded the "good runs" from the average, but I'll include them in the results table.

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    Motherboard: Asus P5W DH Deluxe ( BIOS v1602 ) [ only crucial benchmarking hw enabled ]
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 @ 3.3GHz ( 300MHz FSB , 11x Multiplier )
    RAM: OCZ PC2-6400 S.O.E. Urban Elite 2GB Kit @ 600MHz ( FSB/DRAM = 1/1 - Timings 4-4-4-8 , Write Recovery = 3 )
    VGA: Twintech GeForce 8800GTX ( Stock Clocks )
    OS: Windows XP SP2 ( only basic services started, disabled themes )
    Chipset Drivers: Intel Chip. Inst. Util. v8,1,1,1010
    VGA Drivers: nVIDIA ForceWare v97.92

    Car Low:
    LoD 0: Average = 750.66 , Runs = 756.4 749.6 746
    LoD 1: Average = 750.16 , Runs = 749.5 795.6 752 749
    LoD 2: Average = 749.83 , Runs = 752.4 793 749.9 747.2
    LoD 3: Average = 751.66 , Runs = 750.3 751.3 799.8 753.4
    LoD 4: Average = 751 , Runs = 750.1 752.6 750.3
    LoD 5: Average = 750.56 , Runs = 746.6 797.9 752.1 753
    LoD 6: Average = 747.43 , Runs = 746.3 748.8 747.2
    LoD 7: Average = 746.8 , Runs = 790 747.1 747.7 745.6
    LoD 8: Average = 744.03 , Runs = 746.7 744.5 740.9
    LoD 9: Average = 744.9 , Runs = 742.2 743.7 748.8

    Car High:
    LoD 0: Average = 217.6 , Runs = 217.8 216 219
    LoD 1: Average = 218.6 , Runs = 218.3 219.2 218.3
    LoD 2: Average = 218.56 , Runs = 218.8 218.1 218.8
    LoD 3: Average = 217.03 , Runs = 216.3 217.6 217.2
    LoD 4: Average = 218.76 , Runs = 220.1 218.4 217.8
    LoD 5: Average = 218.53 , Runs = 218.9 218.2 218.5
    LoD 6: Average = 219.4 , Runs = 219 220 219.2
    LoD 7: Average = 217.16 , Runs = 218.7 216.4 216.4
    LoD 8: Average = 218.53 , Runs = 219.2 217.2 219.2
    LoD 9: Average = 219.86 , Runs = 220.8 219.5 219.3

    Dragothic Low
    LoD 0: Average = 1010.1 , Runs = 1014 1007.4 1008.9
    LoD 1: Average = 1010.36 , Runs = 1010.7 1010.1 1010.3
    LoD 2: Average = 1010.4 , Runs = 1010.5 1010.3 1010.4
    LoD 3: Average = 1009.36 , Runs = 1009.7 1009.4 1009
    LoD 4: Average = 1010.33 , Runs = 1010.6 1010.1 1010.3
    LoD 5: Average = 1010.36 , Runs = 1011.4 1010.4 1009.3
    LoD 6: Average = 1008.16 , Runs = 1008.7 1007.7 1008.1
    LoD 7: Average = 1006.4 , Runs = 1006.5 1005.6 1007.1
    LoD 8: Average = 1011.73 , Runs = 1011.4 1012.1 1011.7
    LoD 9: Average = 1007.66 , Runs = 1007.3 1009.6 1006.1

    Dragothic High
    LoD 0: Average = 540.9 , Runs = 540 540.8 541.9
    LoD 1: Average = 540.36 , Runs = 540 540.9 540.2
    LoD 2: Average = 540.73 , Runs = 541 539.3 541.9
    LoD 3: Average = 540.13 , Runs = 539.5 540.3 540.6
    LoD 4: Average = 540.26 , Runs = 540.6 540 540.2
    LoD 5: Average = 540.8 , Runs = 539.9 541.4 541.1
    LoD 6: Average = 539.8 , Runs = 539.6 540.3 539.5
    LoD 7: Average = 539.73 , Runs = 540.5 538.8 539.9
    LoD 8: Average = 539.56 , Runs = 541.6 538.1 539
    LoD 9: Average = 539.9 , Runs = 539.4 540.1 540.2

    Lobby Low
    LoD 0: Average = 782.26 , Runs = 779.4 785.4 782
    LoD 1: Average = 782.56 , Runs = 784.4 779.1 784.2
    LoD 2: Average = 782.36 , Runs = 783 780.6 783.5
    LoD 3: Average = 782.4 , Runs = 783.1 783.7 780.4
    LoD 4: Average = 780.9 , Runs = 779 779.6 784.1
    LoD 5: Average = 783.23 , Runs = 783.7 782.9 783.1
    LoD 6: Average = 781.33 , Runs = 780.4 783.3 780.3
    LoD 7: Average = 780.06 , Runs = 777.7 781.5 781
    LoD 8: Average = 781.76 , Runs = 783.4 781 780.9
    LoD 9: Average = 780.23 , Runs = 783.1 777 780.6

    Lobby High
    LoD 0: Average = 315.13 , Runs = 315.3 315.9 314.2
    LoD 1: Average = 315.3 , Runs = 315.3 316.1 314.5
    LoD 2: Average = 315.5 , Runs = 315.2 316.4 314.9
    LoD 3: Average = 314.8 , Runs = 314.6 315.1 314.7
    LoD 4: Average = 313.96 , Runs = 315.6 313.6 312.7
    LoD 5: Average = 314.3 , Runs = 314.5 314.8 313.6
    LoD 6: Average = 315.76 , Runs = 317.1 315.7 314.5
    LoD 7: Average = 315.13 , Runs = 315.4 315.4 314.6
    LoD 8: Average = 314.23 , Runs = 314 314.1 314.6
    LoD 9: Average = 315.33 , Runs = 315.9 315.2 314.9

    Nature
    LoD 0: Average = 535.16 , Runs = 535.2 535.1 535.2
    LoD 1: Average = 559.6 , Runs = 559.6 559.5 559.7
    LoD 2: Average = 564 , Runs = 564.2 564 563.8
    LoD 3: Average = 570.16 , Runs = 570 570.2 570.3
    LoD 4: Average = 599.56 , Runs = 599.9 599.8 599
    LoD 5: Average = 621.73 , Runs = 621.8 622 621.4
    LoD 6: Average = 616.76 , Runs = 619.7 615.5 615.1
    LoD 7: Average = 607.53 , Runs = 607.8 607.2 607.6
    LoD 8: Average = 598.36 , Runs = 596.7 601.7 596.7
    LoD 9: Average = 583.56 , Runs = 583.6 584 583.1

    Once I finish with the FP LoDs, I'll go for a quick AquaMark 3 LoD testing as well
    Actually I'm thinking of playing with the decimals in-between the "beneficial" LoDs only ( lets say 4.1 to 5.9 for Nature ).

    Your ideas ?
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    LoD 3: Average = 751.66 , Runs = 750.3 751.3 799.8 753.4

    somethins most be wrong whit 799fps ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gebba View Post
    LoD 3: Average = 751.66 , Runs = 750.3 751.3 799.8 753.4

    somethins most be wrong whit 799fps ?
    Nothing's wrong with the 799 fps ... It's the "good run" where car doesn't hit the barrel .

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    Great work!

    Can't you test lod to +15? In the old days, the dragon/car tests loved +10 lod.
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    Yes great work!
    I used LOD 3.3 for all...

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    Tests are all 1st runs after rebooting?
    Good work

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    Good post, however we've to see somethings..

    Between each run or re-run we have to reboot the machine.. the stress will change the scores..

    By your comparison we can see that CL, DL and DH don't like LOD.. (if LOD 0 = no LOD and LOD 9 = max LOD (at your range))

    Something is wrong.. right?

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    Not neccesarily, but I do recommend a boot between each test

    However we cannot re-boot between each test when were going for a real score so yeah, it can get a little complicated

    Good thread Bench, thanks for the info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ojdr2001 View Post
    Tests are all 1st runs after rebooting?
    Good work
    Yes.
    Test, reboot, test, reboot ( was a boring sequence )

    Quote Originally Posted by massman View Post
    Great work!

    Can't you test lod to +15? In the old days, the dragon/car tests loved +10 lod.
    Thanks
    Will test LoDs up to +15 @ Car L/H & Dragothic L/H just for you
    Nature got kinda unstable after LoD 8 ( double-checked everything )

    Quote Originally Posted by N3RO View Post
    Good post, however we've to see somethings..

    Between each run or re-run we have to reboot the machine.. the stress will change the scores..
    Yes, after each test was run, I went for a reboot, and then run the next test.

    Quote Originally Posted by N3RO View Post
    By your comparison we can see that CL, DL and DH don't like LOD.. (if LOD 0 = no LOD and LOD 9 = max LOD (at your range))

    Something is wrong.. right?
    Not necessarily.
    Some tests "dis-like" positive LoDs.
    This isn't the first case to showcase that.
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    Man, how much time did you spend

    Nature seems to benefit most. I will test and see what my GTS says
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwi View Post
    Man, how much time did you spend
    Quite a lot
    At least its something useful for future bench sessions with the 8800GTXs

    Quote Originally Posted by kiwi View Post
    Nature seems to benefit most. I will test and see what my GTS says
    Yup, Nature loves positive LoDs
    ~85 fps more ( from LoD 0 to LoD 5 )
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    I had about the same outcome couple weeks ago, with G80 it seems like LOD only makes sence in Nature.

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    Great job.
    how about ATI ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeDaL View Post
    Great job.
    how about ATI ?
    LoD settings depend on the card.
    With a GeForce 7900GTX ( for example ) some other settings would yield better results.

    I've done that for the X1900XT/X in the past, and as far as I remember, both Car Low & Dragothic High presented better results at LoD 0.
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    Tomorrow I'll test too.. I've time and I'll share my own results too and show on this thread if you agree

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    Quote Originally Posted by N3RO View Post
    Tomorrow I'll test too.. I've time and I'll share my own results too and show on this thread if you agree

    (BFG 8800GTX)
    Ofcourse, feel free to add your results

    Oh by the way, is anybody willing to test "testing sequence" ? ( tests running order )
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    Dunno, it was always like this:
    DL, LL, CH, DH, LH, Nature, CL
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    what no pretty graphs

    this thread sucks





    lol just kidding......good to see you go through all LODs there
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwi View Post
    Dunno, it was always like this:
    DL, LL, CH, DH, LH, Nature, CL
    With these G80 cards the best order isn't like this..

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    Quote Originally Posted by dinos22 View Post
    what no pretty graphs

    this thread sucks
    I always keep the best part for the end



    Quote Originally Posted by dinos22 View Post
    lol just kidding......good to see you go through all LODs there
    Well, there's more to it ( and guess what! I'm looking forward to it )

    Thanks for your comments mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenchZowner View Post
    Well, there's more to it ( and guess what! I'm looking forward to it )

    Thanks for your comments mate.
    if you want to be pedantic you can also bench 3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4....etc now THAT would take a long time hahahah
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    Quote Originally Posted by dinos22 View Post
    if you want to be pedantic you can also bench 3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4....etc now THAT would take a long time hahahah
    Guess what.I've already said I'd do that
    Actually I'm going to do that tomorrow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenchZowner View Post
    Guess what.I've already said I'd do that
    Actually I'm going to do that tomorrow.
    you're crazy man
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