Shadow of Mordor And Thief Performance
Monolith’s surprisingly fun Orc-slaying title Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, delivers a ton of visual fidelity even at the lowest quality settings. So, to maximize the eye-candy on these high-end graphics cards, we ran the game’s Ultra quality benchmark routine at a couple of resolutions, topping out at 4K -- excuse us, 3840x2160 for the sticklers out there. All of the game's graphics-related options were enabled, along with FXAA and Camera Blur...
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
At this point, we're starting to sound like a broken record, but the numbers are what they are. Once again, the custom GeForce GTX 1080 cards outpaced all of the other combatants, with ASUS finishing on top.
We saw a similar performance trend in the Thief benchmark, but this time around the Gigabyte card managed to take the lead at 4K.