RTCW was one of the other applications I tested with.
It played silky smooth for me. I don't know how to benchmark the retail version to give you numbers, but no difficulties during my play test.
Back in 99 I started work with a small web design company and had the task of maintaining the network. I was always a fan of naming machines after a theme like dead rock stars, planets, mythological gods, etc. . . .
The staff decided that Lord of the Rings was the best choice. To that end, this website proved invaluable.
"Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends. We're so glad you could attend. Come inside! Come inside!"