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MSI 8600GTS Diamond Plus with HDMI - Benchmarks - Half Life 2 (Lost Coast HDR)

Nvidia's 8600GTS is a well behaved and multi-talented mid-range solution, MSI adds to that with HDMI support.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jul 27, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%      Manufacturer: MSI

Half Life 2 (Lost Coast 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 Lost Coast 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 Lost Coast 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.

 

 

A game generally favoured towards AMD sees that the HD2600XT is still in the lead at the lower resolution, when we kick it up a notch though the 8600GTS does fight back and take the lead.

 

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