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FarCry 2 Performance

FarCry 2
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FarCry 2

Like the original, FarCry 2 is one of the more visually impressive games to be released on the PC to date.  Courtesy of the Dunia game engine developed by Ubisoft, FarCry 2's game-play is enhanced by advanced environment physics, destructible terrain, high resolution textures, complex shaders, realistic dynamic lighting, and motion-captured animations.  We benchmarked the graphics cards in this article with a fully patched version of FarCry 2, using one of the built-in demo runs recorded in the "Ranch" map.  The test results shown here were run at various resolutions with 4X AA enabled.

FarCry 2 really shows the difference additional memory bandwidth can make, as is evidenced by the reference-clocked 768MB card getting trounced by EVGA's SuperClocked edition. All of GeForce GTX 460 cards, however, had no trouble outpacing the Radeon HD 5830. And once again, the overclocked and 1GB GTX 460 cards snuck past the more expensive GeForce GTX 465.

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