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Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead is a co-operative, survival horror, first-person shooter that was developed by Turtle Rock Studios, which was purchased by Valve part-way into development. Like Half Life 2, the game uses the Source engine, however, the visual in L4D are far superior to anything seen in the Half Life universe to date. The game pits four Survivors of an apocalyptic pandemic against hordes of aggressive zombies. We tested the game at resolutions of 1,920 x 1,200 and 2,560 x 1,600 with 4x anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering enabled and all in game graphical options set to their maximum values.


The GeForce GTX 285 performed very well in our custom Left 4 Dead benchmark.  Here, the single-GPU powered EVGA GeForce GTX 285 SSC Edition outpaced the dual-GPU powered Radeon HD 4850 X2, and similarly outperformed all of the other single-GPU powered cards as well.  Only the dual-GPU powered GeForce GTX 295 and Radeon HD 4870 X2 were faster.

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