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Z68 vs. X58 - Which Is The Better Gaming Platform? - Benchmarks - Far Cry 2

Two platforms enter, one platform leaves with the trophy. We throw two GTX 580s at our two setups here today and see which one is the better option.

| Editorials in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 12, 2011 7:03 am

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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At 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050 we can see that the Z68 platform is a good chunk faster than our X58 one. At the higher resolution we see that the systems perform a lot closer with the X58 one able to squeeze out an extra 11 FPS in the average. In the minimum, though, we see it's only got a single FPS on the Z68 platform.

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