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FarCry v1.33

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Far Cry
If you've been on top of the gaming scene for some time, you probably know that FarCry is one of the most visually impressive games to be released for the PC. Courtesy of its proprietary engine, dubbed "CryEngine" by its developers, FarCry's game-play is enhanced by Polybump mapping, advanced environment physics, destructible terrain, dynamic lighting, motion-captured animation, and surround sound. Before titles such as Half-Life 2 and Doom 3 hit the scene, FarCry gave us a taste of what was to come in next-generation 3D Gaming on the PC. We benchmarked the graphics cards in this review with the Ubisoft Regulator demo, at various resolutions without anti-aliasing or anisotropic filtering enabled, and then with 4X AA and 8X aniso enabled concurrently.

 

XFX's GeForce 6600 DDR2 continues to put up some excellent numbers considering its price. Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic filtering will of course drag your FPS down though. Without the addition of those features, the XFX GeForce 6600 DDR2 ranks 3rd in our testing, with the ATI Radeon X1300 Pro coming in last. Over a year after FarCry was released, it continues to be a stressful benchmark for all but today's high-end cards.

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