Re: Windows shows low graphics perfofmance score
Thanks Robert Moir for answer!
It does do what I want mostly.
"Robert Moir" <usenet@REMOVE2EMAILrobertmoir.com> сообщил/сообщила в
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> "Dima" <firstname.lastname@example.orgDelete> wrote in message
>> My video card is DirectX 10 ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro 512mb. The latest
>> Catalyst driver 8.4 is installed.
>> Windows Vista 64 "Performance Information and Tools" shows that
>> "Graphics: Desktop performance for Windows Aero" has 4,8 Subscore and
>> "Gaming graphics: 3D business and gaming graphics performance" has 4,9
>> which are very low,
> No. It isn't "very" low. The highest score is 5.9 at the moment, I
> believe. "very" low would be "1.0". What you've got is a nice card as far
> as it goes, but it's a nice "middle of the range" graphics card, and
> you've got a nice middle range score for it. A nice Radeon 3870 or even a
> 3870x2 or whatever it's called will fix that for you if you _must_ have a
> high score and you want to stick with ATI.
>> Why does Windows Vista score the card so low?
> 3 things can cause a low score for the graphics card, usually
> 1. the card is as fast as it's going to get.
> 2. the drivers are out of date.
> 3. the drivers are faulty.
> Note that for the last two items, this can include anything in the "chain"
> of devices that the graphics card needs to communicate with the rest of
> the system, you can't have a system work to its full potential if it's
> built on sand, kinda like trying to drop a racing-car engine into an old
> clunker car you purchased from a scrap dealer.
>> How to improve the performance of the card?
> 1. Update the drivers
> 2. Make sure they're working properly
> 3. get a new card
> What are your expectations from this card? Looking at the scores is all
> well and good but if it does what you want then the scores don't matter.
> If it doesn't do what you want then the scores _still_ don't matter.
> So... does it do what you want?