AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Review: Fiji And HBM Put To The Test

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Hitman: Absolution Performance

Hitman: Absolution follows Agent 47, a cold-blooded assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted - and now hunted by the police - he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world. We tested the game at multiple resolutions, with all in-game options set to their maximum values and global illumination and 4X anti-aliasing enabled.

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DirectX 11 Gaming Performance


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Hitman Absolution benefits from the increased memory bandwidth afforded by the Radeon R9 Fury X's High Bandwidth Memory. As such, the Fury X takes the lead at both resolutions over all of the other single-GPU powered cards.

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GeForce GTX 980 Ti Frame Time Data

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Radeon R9 Fury X Frame Time Data

Although its average frame rates look strong in this game, it suffers from some major variations in frame latency. Notice how consistent the GeForce's frame pacing is (save the couple of outliers) versus the Fury X.


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