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Performance Comparisons with Half Life 2: Lost Coast

Performance Comparisons with Half Life 2: Lost Coast
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Half-Life 2:
Lost Coast
Thanks to the dedication of hardcore PC gamers and a huge mod-community, the original Half-Life became one of the most successful first person shooters of all time. So, when Valve announced Half-Life 2 was close to completion in mid-2003, gamers the world over sat in eager anticipation. Unfortunately, thanks to a compromised internal network, the theft of a portion of the game's source code, and a tumultuous relationship with the game's distributor, Vivendi Universal, we all had to wait until November '04 to get our hands on this classic. In this test we benchmarked the add-on 'Lost Coast' at 1024x768 and 1280x1024 with 4X Anti-aliasing and 8X Anisotropic Filtering enabled, using the built-in video stress test.

 

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With the Half-Life 2: Lost Coast test, the results all favored the ATI based Sapphire cards when compared to the competing NVIDIA-based cards.  The HD 2600XT and the 2600Pro OC both topped the GeForce 8600 GTS while the HD 2400XT fell in between the performance of the GeForce 8600GT and 8500GT.

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