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Sapphire Radeon HD 3450 and HD 3650 - Benchmarks - Half Life 2 (Episode Two HDR)

We tend to forget about lower end models sometimes, not today though! - We check out the new HD 3450 and HD 3650.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Feb 22, 2008 5:00 am

Half Life 2 (Episode Two 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 Two 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 Two 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.

 

 

We can see that we could play source based games at the lower resolutions on the HD 3650, though we're going to have to muck around with the settings to get it to do anything on the lower HD 3450.

 

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