iBuypower Chimera 4SE FX Ultimate: AMD Gaming PC

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Gaming Benchmarks: Metro 2033 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

Metro 2033
DX11 Gaming Performance
Metro 2033
Metro 2033 is your basic post-apocalyptic first person shooter game with a few rather unconventional twists. Unlike most FPS titles, there is no health meter to measure your level of ailment; rather, you’re left to deal with life, or lack thereof, more akin to the real world with blood spatter on your visor and your heart rate and respiration level as indicators.
The game is loosely based on a novel by Russian Author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2003 boasts some of the best 3D visuals on the PC platform and includes a DX11 rendering mode that makes use of advanced depth of field effects and character model tessellation for increased realism. This title also supports NVIDIA PhysX technology for impressive in-game physics effects.

The iBuypower Chimera 4SE FX Ultimate provided solid scores, but still landed well behind the CyberPower Gamer Xtreme, which posted a whopping 122 fps (at 1920x1080 resolution) to the Chimera's 96 fps. Even so, the Chimera outscored most of the other systems we tested.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat
DX11 Gaming Performance

Call of Pripyat is the third installment of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series. We ran this test with all settings on Ultra and with DX11. As with our other benchmarks, we ran S.T.A.L.K.E.R. at three common display resolutions. This is one of the longer benchmark demos, and it runs through several different scenes, then provides the average frame rates for each scene. We recorded the frame rates from the Sun Shafts module.  

In S.T.A.L.K.E.R., the iBuypower Chimera 4SE FX Ultimate sneaked past the CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 5200, posting higher frame rates at 1280x1024 and 1920x1080. These frame rates still put the system in the middle of our pack, though.

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