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"Your graphics card must support and complete the 3DMark03 Nature test"

So supporting and completing are two different things? Can you elaborate?
 
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No, its Socket A (462). They are very good for overclocking plus I think the multiplier is unlocked
 
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"Your graphics card must support and complete the 3DMark03 Nature test"

So supporting and completing are two different things? Can you elaborate?
Well it has to support it - ie. DX9 (not all tests in 3Dmark03 are DX9) & it has to complete it - ie. not crash/error
 
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well i tried running it but 3Dmark 03 wont run any of the benchmarks after the Wings of Prey test, looks like i cant participate in this contest.
 
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Does your "0 FPS" on the nature test count as completing it? :laugh:
Yes it does.

This test wasnt done by me though. There was a contest a couple of years back for exactly the same thing - lowest score for 3DMark03 - it was won by someone with a score of 3!!! However, I could only find the second place winner which was linked in the post above - 5!
 

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Yes it does.

This test wasnt done by me though. There was a contest a couple of years back for exactly the same thing - lowest score for 3DMark03 - it was won by someone with a score of 3!!! However, I could only find the second place winner which was linked in the post above - 5!
That's impressive.

I managed 1305. I hope will win 2nd prize! :laugh:
 
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to bad my artari 800xl cant run benchmarks :)
 
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Oh man, I happen to have an old POS Dell that should bring is some real crappy scores LOLOL
 
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Can I not run 3dmark03 and try and win the HD6870x2? Hmm...Doesn't look like it....:shadedshu

So if you don't have shitty old hardware you can't win. I'll pass.
What I said was that I want to try and win the 6870x2 and not HAVE TO run 3Dmark03 because I don't have old shitty parts lying around. I have no chance of winning the 6970x2.

You are right some people can't read.
I love how you left out the other part of your quote, which is what I was mainly referring to. The part that said, "So if you don't have shitty old hardware you can't win."
Once again learn to read.


So this is what you guys refer to as trolling? Pathetic people who have no lives try to argue so that they feel important. Very funny....:laugh:

Hoss is done with you theDevil.
 

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time to break out the big guns tomorrow. anyone know if the old S3 unichrome stuff supports D3D?
 
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Benchmark Scores not benching anymore...
my laptop, underclocked, and in powersaving mode, got 15k
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time to break out the big guns tomorrow. anyone know if the old S3 unichrome stuff supports D3D?
I believe it does but it only supports d3d7
 

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You're missing CPU scores which is a part of the score in the benchmark. Feature tests are not and can be turned off.
How come you get a score without them? And ORB lets you upload the score?

Can Wizzard confirm CPU test is not a part of the score?
 
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So this is what you guys refer to as trolling? Pathetic people who have no lives try to argue so that they feel important. Very funny....:laugh:

Hoss is done with you theDevil.
What are you trying to point out? You made a claim that you could not win this contest without old hardware and I provided info which stated that you could win a secondary prize with any hardware.

Also, I'd rather not take this down to personal insults, but if you really wish to do so, then go right ahead. I know where the report button is.
 
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How come you get a score without them? And ORB lets you upload the score?

Can Wizzard confirm CPU test is not a part of the score?
It does say default settings. To subtract tests from the settings wouldn't be default.
 
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What are you trying to point out? You made a claim that you could not win this contest without old hardware and I provided info which stated that you could win a secondary prize with any hardware.
I know there is a 2nd prize but I just think it's stupid to go through the process when the 2nd prize has nothing to do with the 3dmark03 contest.

Also, I'd rather not take this down to personal insults, but if you really wish to do so, then go right ahead. I know where the report button is.
You are right. I am sorry. My bad.
 
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