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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Review: Is Mainstream Ray Tracing For Real?

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Results: Destiny 2 and Far Cry 5

Destiny 2 (DX11)

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Although we’re using the Highest quality preset in Destiny 2, RTX 2060 averages almost 140 FPS, landing right behind 1070 Ti. If you’re gaming on a high-refresh FHD monitor, these results look pretty sweet.

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It takes jumping to 2560x1440 to knock average frame rates down to under 100 on RTX 2060. At that point, Nvidia’s latest outperforms 1070 Ti.

Far Cry 5 (DX11)

Patch 1.11, released late last year, added an HD Textures option to Far Cry 5, and this is the first time we’re setting it to “On.”

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At 1920x1080, 1070 Ti, Vega 56 and 2060 all essentially tie each other anyway, averaging more than 100 FPS with similar 99th percentile frame rates.

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Stepping up to QHD resolution only slightly differentiates those three graphics cards, though now it’s the RTX 2060 that lands on top, performing 3 percent better than 1070 Ti. With a 99th percentile frame rate of 60.1, the TU106-based card is more than playable at 2560x1440.

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