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GIGABYTE GeForce GTS 250 1GB Graphics Card - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

GIGABYTE has taken the time to do something different with the GTS 250. Let's see if it's enough to stand out from the pack.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 19, 2009 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

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.

 

GIGABYTE GTS 250 1GB Graphics Card

 

Left 4 Dead sees the GTS 250 fall to the back of the pack. Looking at the averages, we're not going to run in to any trouble playing L4D at resolutions of up to 1920 x 1200.

 

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