The real world performance difference between IR3 and IR4?

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The real world performance difference between IR3 and IR4?

Unread postby Irinikus » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:33 am

Has anybody here been able to run tests that definitively show the real world performance difference in performance between an IR3 and IR4 graphics system in an Onyx2? It would be very interesting to see the results.
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Re: The real world performance difference between IR3 and IR4?

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:56 am

The only difference is the raster manager installed so performance is identical when it doesn't use the abilities of the RM11
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Re: The real world performance difference between IR3 and IR4?

Unread postby Irinikus » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:59 am

Raion-Fox wrote:The only difference is the raster manager installed so performance is identical when it doesn't use the abilities of the RM11


Those are my thoughts exactly (same geometry performance, so you will just see the same simple polygons at higher resolutions, or with higher resolution textures wrapped around them or both), but I would just like to have my thoughts proved correct or disproven for that matter.
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Re: The real world performance difference between IR3 and IR4?

Unread postby Irinikus » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:05 am

Quite a few RM11's have been sold on eBay in recent times, did no-one on Nekochan buy any and compare them to the RM10's that they had installed before?
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