How to benchmark Halo

Finally!!!!

Go here.

Ctrl-F12 ingame to display framerate counter.

I did not see much of a difference between Pixel Shader 1.x and 2.0

My Results
For further information, please visit the timedemo FAQ at: http://halo.bungie.net/site/halo/features/hpcperformancefaq.html
Date / Time: 10/19/2003 1:53:03 AM (45077062ms)
3120MHz, 1024MB, 128M ATI Radeon 9800 PRO (DeviceID=0x4e48) Driver=6.14.10.6387 Shader=2.0
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Halo\halo.exe -timedemo (Version=1.0.2.581)
Frames=4700
Total Time=63.39s
Average frame rate=74.15fps
Below 5fps= 4% (time) 0% (frames) (2.676s spent in 4 frames)
Below 10fps= 4% (time) 0% (frames)
Below 15fps= 4% (time) 0% (frames)
Below 20fps= 5% (time) 0% (frames)
Below 25fps= 5% (time) 0% (frames)
Below 30fps= 5% (time) 0% (frames)
Below 40fps= 8% (time) 2% (frames)
Below 50fps= 27% (time) 13% (frames)
Below 60fps= 45% (time) 26% (frames)

Sound Options

Hardware Acceleration= Yes
Sound Quality= High
Environmental Sound= EAX
Sound Variety= High

Video Options

Resolution= 800 x 600
Refresh rate= 85 Hz
Framerate throttle= No Vsync
Specular= Yes
Shadows= Yes
Decals= Yes
Particles= Off
Texture Quality= High



2 Responses to “How to benchmark Halo”

  1. Pat Says:

    This is a good site can anyone tell me why the performance is so bad on the below;
    For further information, please visit the timedemo FAQ at: http://halo.bungie.net/site/halo/features/hpcperformancefaq.html
    Date / Time: 13/03/2005 11:35:17 PM (465796ms)
    2200MHz, 512MB, 256M nVidia Unknown (DeviceID=0x0326) Driver=6.14.10.7184 Shader=2.0
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Halo\halo.exe -timedemo (Version=1.0.5.610)
    Frames=4700
    Total Time=298.00s
    Average frame rate=15.77fps
    Below 5fps= 6% (time) 0% (frames) (18.475s spent in 37 frames)
    Below 10fps= 27% (time) 10% (frames)
    Below 15fps= 54% (time) 32% (frames)
    Below 20fps= 76% (time) 57% (frames)
    Below 25fps= 88% (time) 73% (frames)
    Below 30fps= 93% (time) 82% (frames)
    Below 40fps= 96% (time) 89% (frames)
    Below 50fps= 98% (time) 95% (frames)
    Below 60fps= 99% (time) 98% (frames)
    ###Sound Options###
    Hardware Acceleration= No
    Sound Quality= Normal
    Environmental Sound= No
    Sound Variety= High
    ###Video Options###
    Resolution= 800 x 600
    Refresh rate= 60 Hz
    Framerate throttle= No Vsync
    Specular= Yes
    Shadows= Yes
    Decals= Yes
    Particles= Off
    Texture Quality= High

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    Best Regards!

    Ginj