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Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ OC Graphics Card - Benchmarks - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Clear Sky

We have another look at a Galaxy card today; this time a GTX 260+ sporting 216 SPs and an overclock.

By: | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 26, 2009 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Galaxy

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Clear Sky

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5.07

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.gsc-game.com/

 

Product Homepage: http://cs.stalker-game.com/en/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, is the stand-alone prequel for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, a first-person shooter computer game by Ukrainian developer GSC Game World.[3] The game consists of a roughly 50/50 mix of new areas and old, remodeled areas from the previous game. The X-ray graphics engine has been updated to version 1.5 and includes DirectX 10 support (later patch 1.5.06 included DirectX 10.1). Additionally, the AI received an overhaul to accommodate the new faction wars feature.

 

Galaxy GTX 260+ OC Graphics Card

 

Galaxy GTX 260+ OC Graphics Card

 

We see that Clear Sky performance is all over the place. While faster than the GTS 250 by a good chunk, for the most part the overall results aren't anything magnificent.

 

Optimum Setup- Poor coding in Clear Sky does nothing for NVIDIA cards. You're going to be dropping resolution and detail to get a smooth experience at 1680 x 1050.

 

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