Benchmark Results: DirectX 11, High Detail
For high detail, we’re testing a wider variety of powerful graphics cards. We’ll turn on post-processing, 8x AF, and DirectX 11-based tessellation. Shadows remain at the Normal setting.
The results are, again, very encouraging. All of the graphics cards tested are capable of 30 FPS minimum at 1920x1080 at this setting, and the Radeon HD 6850 and GeForce GTX 460 1 GB double that minimum frame rate. Clearly, Deus Ex: Human Revolution does not require a monster graphics card for smooth frame rates at high resolutions.
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Man as much as I prefer PC gaming I can't wait for the PS4 and Xbox 720 to come out so games will look noticeably better. Might actually want to upgrade my computer by then...Reply
Anywho, I didn't play the first two am I missing anything if I wanted to pick this up?
@soma - I personally thought they were average - good, for the time. Not sure if they would stand up to time...Reply
Interesting to read the dual core HT chips outperformed real cores. Can we look forward to the 2600's HT being utilized in games before the next generation of CPUs comes out?
nice review, finaly a new DeusEx game for me :-)Reply
Was AMD dual-core optimizer installed?Reply
Good article - i still remember when i first saw the 2000' Deus Ex graphics on my friend's then-brand-new pc, i thought 'maaan... this looks *friggin* REAL!' I instantly knew my old Pentium cpu needed replacing ASAP...Reply
11 years later, i praise again the great graphics.. but this time they havent cought me off-guard!
i really wonder how far developers can take the graphics in 3 years.Reply
Hmm... The Nvidia cards perform better than the AMD cards of equivalent rank. I'm not playing fanboy but didn't AMD fund the studio? Afterall Eyefinity was made use of.Reply
Are there any typos? Coz I see a GTX560 Ti listed as a card used to test, but it doesn't appear in the results.Reply
festerovic@soma - I personally thought they were average - good, for the time. Not sure if they would stand up to time...Interesting to read the dual core HT chips outperformed real cores. Can we look forward to the 2600's HT being utilized in games before the next generation of CPUs comes out?Reply
HT isn't the reason dual core SB CPU's beat 6 core thubans. SB is a better architecture. Hurry up Bulldozer!
@ Don WoligroskiReply
i want the CPU benchmarks at 1080p with highest settings.
benches at 1024x768 are irrelevant. the gamer of today is atleast 1680, preferable 1080.
so please add to the benches. also, this would show the real impact of CPU on FPS.