3DMark Vantage is Futuremarks flagship gaming oriented benchmark at present and is considered to be a demanding one at that. Our tests were carried out under the "Performance" prefix.
These are not brilliant 3DMark Vantage scores by any means but it will most certainly do for its intended purposes. Also note how the Radeon HD 5670 is held back by the processor and possibly to a smaller extent, the effective bandwidth of the PCI-Express platform
Left 4 Dead
Left 4 Dead is a very popular hit and should be an interesting choice to take our testbed for a spin. Let's see how well it performs.
The answer is admirably well. Yes there are one or two seconds here and there where you're left with a slideshow but for most of the part, framerates remained well above 20. Hope for older hits as well as children's games? Absolutely.
DiRT2 is a very recent race driving game, known for it's Direct X 11 support.
DiRT2 was a lot less successful. The dreadful performance even with a dedicated graphics card really proves the limitations of the little Zacate Dual Core processor.
Let's wrap this one up.