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The Test System

The BenQ Joybook 7000 notebook was used as the test bed. It had the following specifications :-

1.60GHz Intel Pentium M 725 (Dothan)
Intel i855PM
1GB Kingston PC2700 DDR SDRAM
Graphics Processor
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
Graphics Driver
ATI Catalyst Ver. 4.9
Graphics Memory
Graphics Bus
Hard Disk
40GB Fujitsu MHT2040AT
4200 RPM hard disk


Benchmark Settings

I ran the following benchmarks with these settings :-

3DMark03 v.3.5.0
Texture Filtering : Optimal
Max. anisotropy : 4
Vertex Shaders : Optimal
Force PS 1.1 in GT2 & GT3 : No
Resolution : 1024x768x32
4X Anisotropy
Maximum Details
Far Cry 1.3
Maximum Detail
Default pixel shader model
Doom 3
Medium Quality
Unreal Tournament 2004
High Image Quality
2 Bots


Testing Methodology

All synthetic and game benchmarks were performed a minimum of three times.

In certain benchmarks where the timedemo needed to be cached first, the first test run was always discarded and only subsequent results used.

Come, let's check the results out!

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