Digital Storm Vanquish II (Level 4) Gaming PC Review

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Bioshock Infinite Performance

Bioshock Infinite is clear game-of-the-year material. The floating city of Columbia is one of the most evocative, intense, and gorgeous environments we've ever seen in a PC game -- but how much you like it may depend on what sort of visual wizardry you prefer. Bioshock Infinite is built on Unreal Engine 3, and while it pushes that framework's capabilities into the stratosphere, there's a clear difference between Bioshock Infinite and, say, Crysis 3. Bioshock Infinite emphasizes light, color and motion, and while the characters look more exaggerated and cartoon-like than some other games, they still look great. We tested the game at various resolutions with its DX11 code path with DOF effects enabled.

Bioshock Infinite
DirectX Gaming Performance

Unlike the previous two titles in our tests, the Vanquish II (and the other rigs) cruised through Bioshock Infinite with no trouble. However, at 4K, the Vanquish II was one of just a few systems that couldn’t hack playable framerates, which is too bad.

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