Far Cry 3 offers great visuals, and we’d hate to run it at anything less than the Medium quality preset and 720p. Fortunately, the AMD platform pulls through smoothly. Even uncharted DDR3-1600 CAS 11 reaches 36 FPS.
Extra memory bandwidth offers little help to Intel’s more modest integrated GPU, with the game stuck at roughly 30 FPS.
- Maximizing Integrated Graphics: Data Rate Or Latency?
- Adata XPG V2 DDR3-2400
- AMD Gamer Series RG2133
- Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR3-1866
- G.Skill RipjawsX DDR3-1866
- Mushkin Redline Ridgeback DDR3-2133
- Patriot Viper 3 DDR3-2400
- Test Settings And Overclocking
- Results: Sandra Bandwidth
- Results: Sandra Latency
- Results: Battlefield 3
- Results: Far Cry 3
- Results: F1 2012
- Results: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Overall Performance Scaling
- Getting The Most Out Of Richland: Value With A10-6800K
- Getting The Most Out Of Haswell: Value With Core i7-4770K
- Scaling Integrated Graphics Performance With High-End DDR3