A combination of solid drivers and T&L give the GeForce2 MX such high scores at 640 x 480 before any memory bandwidth limitations can kick in.

At 800 x 600 the 16-bit scores aren't affected much at all but you can see that the GeForce2 MX is dying for more memory bandwidth as its 32-bit performance drops from 91 fps down to 70 fps to put it around the performance of an old GeForce SDR.

Once again, in 16-bit color mode the GeForce2 MX is performing with the best of them, just 0.4 fps slower than the Voodoo5 5500. However, switching to 32-bit color drops performance significantly as it is limited by its lack of significant memory bandwidth putting it on par with the GeForce SDR. For $119 however, 75 fps at 1024 x 768 x 16 and 44 fps at 1024 x 768 x 32 isn't anything to complain about.

Quake III Arena demo001.dm3 - Athlon 750 (HiRes) Quake III Arena demo001.dm3 - Pentium III 550E (HiRes)

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