Benchmark Results: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call Of Pripyat
All three machines fly through our S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat benchmark flyby, with DX11 rendering enabled and AA disabled.
Nevertheless, this remains a graphically-intensive measure of performance, so it's only natural that the configuration with the most powerful GPUs comes in first place.
Taking things up a notch—or five—puts a serious doubt on the $500 and $1000 machines’ S.T.A.L.K.E.R. capabilities. It's here that we must refer to $1000 PC builder Don Woligroski's CrossFire issue in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. that forced him to use only a single card for this test.