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IXMicro Mac Rocket Graphics Card Review
Review date: 8/11/98
Game Performance The Mac Rocket performed well in 2D games like Shadow Warrior and Duke 3D (and other games like Diablo I assume). These games typically run in 256 colors, and the framerate usually stayed in the high 20's to 40 fps. Due to a lack of Rave support in thousands color mode, I could not run Rave games like Quake, which don't run in millions color mode and failed to "find" a Rave card when the Mac Rocket was running in thousands color mode.
Failed. Needs Rave hardware driver support in thousands color mode to work.
The ProRez ran this game very well, even at 800x600 resolution (256 color mode game).
Duke Nukem 3D:
Although 3D is in the name, Duke is just a 2D, 256 color game (but a lot of fun). Again, speed was very good even at 800x600. Specific framerates were 32-40fps at 640x480, 20-25fps at 800x600 and 13-15fps at 1024x768.
Due to lack of Rave support in thousands color mode, I rated game performance a 6.
The next tests I ran dealt with movie playback.
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