NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS: AGP, Alive and Kicking
|If you've been on top of the gaming scene for some time, you probably know that FarCry was one of the most visually impressive games to be released on the
First up in our round of in-game benchmarking, is the widely popular Far Cry. The last thing you need when fighting mercs on a tropical island, is to have your frame rates drop to the floor. Fortunately, all of the cards tested here are able to handle this game at 1024x768, even with AA and AF turned up. The XFX GeForce 7800 GS takes the lead, but not by all that much. The CPU is what's holding us back here, but we'll see how things turn out once we up the resolution.
At a resolution of 1280x1024, and with 4x AA and 16x AF, we start to get an idea of how well the 7800 GS performs. The XFX 7800 GS is nearly 10FPS faster than the GeForce 6800 Ultra, and about 5FPS faster than the stock GeForce 7800 GS.