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FarCry v1.33

Performance Comparisons with FarCry v1.33
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If you've been on top of the gaming scene for some time, you probably know that FarCry was one of the most visually impressive games to be released on the PC in the last few years.  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 article with a fully patched version of FarCry using a custom-recorded demo run taken in the "Catacombs" area checkpoint. The tests were run at various resolutions with 4X AA and 16X aniso enabled concurrently.


Although we have witnessed this scenario a handful of times already, it is still good to see the $199 XFX GeForce 7900 GS providing average framerates which are within 2FPS of the pricier GeForce 7900 GT. Note, this performance is not when running at some low resolution with no eye candy enabled. Rather, this is running the title at 1280x1024 with 4x AA and 16x AF. Even once we raise the resolution to 1600x1200 with the same settings, the XFX GeForce 7900 GS is able to muster nearly 60FPS which results in perfectly smooth gameplay. Looking at the performance results above, we find that the XFX GeForce 7900 GS scores nearly the same average framerate running at 1600x1200 as the Radeon X1800 GTO scores running at 1280x1024.

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