SPEC SPECapcSM SolidWorks2005 Benchmark Result

IBM IntelliStation M Pro 9229 2.66GHz NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
Submitted by: IBM

Composite Score:   2.48
Graphics Mean: 2.8
Case: 2.07
Tire: 2.27
Gtx: 2.97
Gtx Transparency: 1.84
Suzuki Engine: 4.66
CPU Intensive: 2.17
I/O Intensive: 2.35
Overall Test Results (in seconds)




Graphics Accelerator

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500

CPU Type

Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 Processor, 2.66GHz, 4MB L2 shared, 1066MHz FSB


Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2

Color Depth

32/32 bits

Number of CPUs

2 cores, 1 chip, 2 cores/chip

Overlay / Underlay Buffer

16/0 + 16/0 bits

Primary Cache

32k (I) / 32k (D) per core

API Vendor / version

NVIDIA Corporation / 2.0.3

Depth Buffer

24 bits

Secondary Cache


API Extensions

GL_ARB_color_buffer_float GL_ARB_depth_texture GL_ARB_draw_buffers GL_ARB_fragment_program GL_ARB_fragment_program_shadow GL_ARB_fragment_shader GL_ARB_half_float_pixel GL_ARB_imaging GL_ARB_multisample GL_ARB_multitexture GL_ARB_occlusion_query GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object GL_ARB_point_parameters GL_ARB_point_sprite GL_ARB_shadow GL_ARB_shader_objects GL_ARB_shading_language_100 GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp GL_ARB_texture_compression GL_ARB_texture_cube_map GL_ARB_texture_env_add GL_ARB_texture_env_combine GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3 GL_ARB_texture_float GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat GL_ARB_texture_non_power_of_two GL_ARB_texture_rectangle GL_ARB_transpose_matrix GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object GL_ARB_vertex_program GL_ARB_vertex_shader GL_ARB_window_pos GL_ATI_draw_buffers GL_ATI_texture_float GL_ATI_texture_mirror_once GL_S3_s3tc GL_EXT_texture_env_add GL_EXT_abgr GL_EXT_bgra GL_EXT_blend_color GL_EXT_blend_equation_separate GL_EXT_blend_func_separate GL_EXT_blend_minmax GL_EXT_blend_subtract GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array GL_EXT_Cg_shader GL_EXT_depth_bounds_test GL_EXT_draw_range_elements GL_EXT_fog_coord GL_EXT_framebuffer_object GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil GL_EXT_packed_pixels GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object GL_EXT_point_parameters GL_EXT_rescale_normal GL_EXT_secondary_color GL_EXT_separate_specular_color GL_EXT_shadow_funcs GL_EXT_stencil_two_side GL_EXT_stencil_wrap GL_EXT_texture3D GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc GL_EXT_texture_cube_map GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp GL_EXT_texture_env_combine GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3 GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic GL_EXT_texture_lod GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp GL_EXT_texture_object GL_EXT_texture_sRGB GL_EXT_timer_query GL_EXT_vertex_array GL_HP_occlusion_test GL_IBM_rasterpos_clip GL_IBM_texture_mirrored_repeat GL_KTX_buffer_region GL_NV_blend_square GL_NV_copy_depth_to_color GL_NV_depth_clamp GL_NV_fence GL_NV_float_buffer GL_NV_fog_distance GL_NV_fragment_program GL_NV_fragment_program_option GL_NV_fragment_program2 GL_NV_half_float GL_NV_light_max_exponent GL_NV_multisample_filter_hint GL_NV_occlusion_query GL_NV_packed_depth_stencil GL_NV_pixel_data_range GL_NV_point_sprite GL_NV_primitive_restart GL_NV_register_combiners GL_NV_register_combiners2 GL_NV_texgen_reflection GL_NV_texture_compression_vtc GL_NV_texture_env_combine4 GL_NV_texture_expand_normal GL_NV_texture_rectangle GL_NV_texture_shader GL_NV_texture_shader2 GL_NV_texture_shader3 GL_NV_vertex_array_range GL_NV_vertex_array_range2 GL_NV_vertex_program GL_NV_vertex_program1_1 GL_NV_vertex_program2 GL_NV_vertex_program2_option GL_NV_vertex_program3 GL_NVX_conditional_render GL_SGIS_generate_mipmap GL_SGIS_texture_lod GL_SGIX_depth_texture GL_SGIX_shadow GL_SUN_slice_accum GL_WIN_swap_hint WGL_EXT_swap_control GL_Autodesk_valid_back_buffer_hint

Stencil Buffer

8 bits

Tertiary Cache


Graphics Driver


Accumulation Buffer



2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 SDRAM, 667MHz, ECC

Application Version


Auxiliary Buffer

Page Size


Application Build


Other Buffer


Disk Size



System can be ordered from IBM's website (click here) and Monitor can be found here (click here) or by calling your local IBM IntelliStation Pro series sales rep and asking for 9229-72U. Driver can be downloaded from NVIDIA's website (click here). Driver applet was set to Solidworks profile.

Display List Memory

Disk Manuf / Model

Seagate Cheetah SAS Model:ST37345SS

Texture Memory


Disk RPM


Display Manuf / Model

IBM C117

Disk Interface


Display Resolution

1280 x 1024

Disk Controller (opt) 


Display Size/Type

17 inch


Display Refresh Rate


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Overall Test Results (All results are in seconds. Lower scores are better.)

        Test Number 1
Test Total        = 352.82
Graphics          = 69.44
CPU               = 148.42
I/O               = 134.96

Test Number 2
Test Total        = 352.74
Graphics          = 68.81
CPU               = 148.98
I/O               = 134.95

Test Number 3
Test Total        = 353.63
Graphics          = 69.31
CPU               = 148.89
I/O               = 135.43

Test Number 4
Test Total        = 353.56
Graphics          = 69.34
CPU               = 148.97
I/O               = 135.25

Test Number 5
Test Total        = 353.81
Graphics          = 69.28
CPU               = 148.89
I/O               = 135.64

Test Averages for 5 tests(s).
Test Total           = 353.32
Graphics             = 69.24
CPU                  = 148.83
I/O                  = 135.25


Test times (in seconds)

	Case: 3.34

	Dynamic Case: 2.38

	Tire: 2.44

	Dynamic Tire: 1.95

	Gtx: 6.78

	Dynamic Gtx: 12.33

	Gtx Transparency: 7.19

	Dynamic Gtx Transparency: 12.35

	Suzuki Engine: 15.85

	CPU: 148.98

	I/O: 134.95

	Total Time: 348.54


Submitted By:  IBM Submittal Date:  9/29/2006 System Class  Parts Built
Test Date:  9/27/2006 Availability:  9/12/2006 Price:  $3,158 (as of 09/29/2006)(list)(includes monitor)

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