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ASUS GeForce ENGTX285 TOP Graphics Card - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

Today we take the time to look at the overclocked TOP GTX 285 from ASUS and see if it can shine a light.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Feb 5, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: ASUS

Left 4 Dead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.l4d.com/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Left 4 Dead uses the latest version of Valve's Source engine, with improvements such as multi-core processor support and physics-based animation to more realistically portray hair and clothing, and to improve physics interaction with enemies when shot or shoved in different body parts. Animation was also improved to allow characters to lean realistically when moving in curved paths.

 

Rendering and artificial intelligence were scaled up to allow for greater number of enemies who can navigate the world in better ways, such as climbing, jumping or breaking obstacles. Lighting has been enhanced with new self-shadowing normal mapping and advanced shadow rendering that is important to convey information about the environment and player actions.

 

ASUS GeForce ENGTX285 TOP Graphics Card

 

With the overclocked card in hand, performance is slightly down compared to the stock offering. Unfortunately this is a pretty common accordance in L4D with overclocked cards.

 

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