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The $210 Video Card Showdown - Benchmarks - Far Cry 2

Sapphire HD 5830 1GB and MSI GTX 460 768MB Cyclone; both priced at $210 U.S. - Where should your money go?

| Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 2, 2010 3:52 pm

Far Cry 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.01
Timedemo or Level Used: Ranch Long
Developer Homepage: http://www.ubi.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.farcry2.com/
Buy It Here

 


 

The Dunia Engine was built specifically for Far Cry 2 by the award-winning Ubisoft Montreal development team. It delivers the most realistic destructible environments, amazing special effects such as dynamic fire propagation and storm effects, real-time night-and-day cycle, dynamic music system, non-scripted enemy A.I. and so much more.

 

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Across the board the GTX 460 768MB Cyclone takes home the win. Both cards struggle at 2560 x 1600, but while overclocked we can see they both pass that minimum we need. The HD 5830 only scrapes in while the GTX 460 Cyclone flies past it with an extra 6 FPS.

 

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