Asus ARES Dual Radeon HD 5870 4GB Review

Article Index

Crysis v1.21 Performance



Crysis v1.21
DirectX 10 Gaming Performance


Crysis

If you're at all into enthusiast computing, the highly anticipated single player, FPS smash-hit Crysis, should require no introduction. Crytek's game engine produces some stunning visuals that are easily the most impressive real-time 3D renderings we've seen on the PC to date.  The engine employs some of the latest techniques in 3D rendering like Parallax Occlusion Mapping, Subsurface Scattering, Motion Blur and Depth-of-Field effects, as well as some of the most impressive use of Shader technology we've seen yet.  In short, for those of you that want to skip the technical jib-jab, Crysis is a beast of a game.  We ran the full game patched to v1.21 with all of its visual options set to 'Very High' to put a significant load on the graphics cards being tested  A custom demo recorded on the Ice level was used throughout testing.


To answer the question weighing heavily on everyone's mind, yes, the Asus ARES can play Crysis. Its dual-GPUs and huge frame buffer push the ARES well ahead of anything else in our custom Crysis benchmark.


Related content

Comments

Show comments blog comments powered by Disqus