Way better Quake 3 performace on my PB 1.25 after Panther

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by willmg, Nov 4, 2003.

  1. willmg macrumors member

    Aug 25, 2003
    Hey all just wanted to drop these scores in. With 10.2.8 I was getting around what Macworld claims on their review, 78-89 FPS with max settings at 1024x768. I just ran the demo again at 1024x768 with texture detail at max, color depth at 32, geometric detail at High, texture quality at 32, and lighting set to light map.....Now I get avg of 102 FPS and if I change lighting to Vertex instead of lightmap jumps up to 123 FPS Avg. Was this supposed to happen with Panther?? My Xbench went up 4 points as well so I guess at least for some of us Panther is doing ok.
  2. howard macrumors 68020


    Nov 18, 2002
    i can't wait to see what this does to my 700mhz ibook.... they say panther improves the older machines even more than the new!

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