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Leadtek WinFast 8500 & 8600GT with HDMI - Benchmarks - Half Life 2 (Episode One HDR)

We've got two graphics cards on the table from Leadtek today which are most suited to HTPCs with their residing HDMI.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 10, 2007 5:00 am

Half Life 2 (Episode One HDR)

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest from Steam

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.valvesoftware.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.half-life2.com

 

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By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism, responsiveness and new HDR technology, Half-Life 2 Episode One opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

 

We benchmark Half Life 2 Episode One with our own custom timedemos as to avoid possible driver optimizations using the "record demo_name" command and loading the timedemo with the "timedemo demo_name" command - For a full list of the commands, click here.

 

 

Low resolution gaming is going to be a bit of a chore on the 8500GT, but if you wanted to do a bit of gaming at 1280 x 1024 you shouldn't have any dramas with the 8600GT and any source based games.

 

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