Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB

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Half Life 2: Episode 1


Performance Comparisons with Half-Life 2: Episode 1

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Half Life 2:
Episode 1

Thanks to the dedication of hardcore PC gamers and a huge mod-community, the original Half-Life became one of the most successful first person shooters of all time.  And thanks to an updated game engine, gorgeous visual, and intelligent weapong and level design, Half Life 2 became almost as popular.  Armed with the latest episodic update to HL2, Episode 1, we benchmarked the game with a long, custom-recorded timedemo that takes us through both outdoor and indoor environments. These tests were run at resolutions of 1,280 x 1,024 through 1,920 x 1,200 with 4X anti-aliasing and 16X anisotropic filtering enabled concurrently, and with color correction and HDR rendering enabled in the game engine as well.



As the resolution was increased, the Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB card's performance was slightly better than its 512MB counterpart.  Overall though, the various flavors of GeForce 8800 cards we tested were clearly faster at every resolution.

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