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    Benchmarks - Gaming

    Gaming benchmarks are similar to the synthetic ones.  For these we used the built in benchmark and recorded the score.

    Crysis 2

    Crysis 2 is a CryEngine 3 powered game designed to set the standards for high quality graphics.  The game engine has been upgraded to support DX11 and features Nvidia technologies such as native 3D Vision support.  We are using the Adrenaline Crysis 2 Benchmark Tool and the Central Park map to capture framerates.

    Benchmark Settings
    Quality Ultra
    Anti Aliasing 4x
    Map Central Park
    API DirectX 11
    Edge AA Edge AA
    Hi-Res Textures Off

    Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider is one of the oldest game franchises that has spawned numerous sequels and even spilled over to the silver screen.  The latest version takes advantage of some of the latest technologies such as Tessellation, Tressfx and FXAA.  In this 3rd person game you follow Laura as she navigates the hub and spoke style of gameplay that borrows elements from the Uncharted series.

    Benchmark Settings
    Preset Ultimate
    Texture Quality Ultra
    Texture Filter Anisotropic 16x
    Hair Quality TressFX
    Anit Aliasing FXAA
    Level of Detail Ultra
    Depth of Field Ultra
    SSAO Ultra
    Post Processing On
    Tessellation On

    Bioshock Infinite

    BioShock Infinite is a first-person shooter where you assume the role of former Pinkerton agent Booker DeWitt, sent to the flying city of Columbia on a rescue mission.   The game is using a modified version of the Unreal Engine 3 to improve lighting effects, rigid-body physics, cloth simulation, SSAO and audio processing.   The game supports DX11 but only requires DX10 quality hardware to play.  With a DX11 graphics card you are able to unlock advanced graphics features and take advantage of your hardware investment.

    Benchmark Settings
    Preset UltraDX11_DDOF

    Metro: Last Light

    Metro Last Light is a first-person shooter inspired by the previous Metro 2033.  The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world and features action-oriented gameplay with a combination of survival horror elements.

    The game uses an updated version of the 4A Engine, which adds visual effects such as improved lighting, textures, tessellation, more destruction and interactivity into the environments.

    Benchmark Settings
    DirectX DirectX 11
    Quality Very HIgh
    Texture Filtering AF 4X
    Motion Blur Normal
    SSAA On
    Tesselation Normal
    PhysX Off