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Left 4 Dead 2 Performance

Left 4 Dead 2
DirectX Gaming Performance

Left 4 Dead 2

Like its predecessor, Left 4 Dead 2 is a co-operative, survival horror, first-person shooter that pits four players against numerous hordes of Zombies. Like Half Life 2, the game uses the Source engine, however, the visuals in L4D 2 are far superior to anything seen in the Half Life universe to date. The game has much more realistic water and lighting effects, more expansive maps with richer detail, more complex models, and the list goes on and on. We tested the game at various resolutions with 4x anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering enabled and all in game graphical options set to their maximum values.

We know, we're getting a bit repetitive, but the numbers are what they are. In our custom L4D2 test, the GeForce GTX 500 series cards are bested only by the dual-GPU powered Radeon HD 5970. In terms on single-GPU performance the GTX 570 and 580 rule the roost.

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