600 point drop on 3d2001 using WinXP pro over Win98...
Help...I have just installed WinXP pro and have lost 600 points on my 3d2001 benchmark score compared to when running Win98. Is this a problem with XP ie is 2001 designed for past versions of windows, is there a patch out there (couldnt find one) or has my system gone mad. Games seem to run ok but its just that nagging doubt...has any one else had a similar problem?
XP installs rather wimpy drivers for video cards. Try updating your video drivers.
WinXP is slower in 3D then Win98/SE. Known fact, maybe the situation will improve with newer drivers.
Best Regards ...
With win98 and 12.90 detonators and my geforce card, my 3dmark 2001 score was in the 2100's. Win xp and drivers it installed, barely 1700. But with the 22.80 detonators and the geforce tweakutility, my score is up to 2680. For my pc these drivers are the best yet and I am quite happy.
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