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Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ OC Graphics Card - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

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

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

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/

 

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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.

 

Galaxy GTX 260+ OC Graphics Card

 

Under Left 4 Dead we see that the GTX 260+ and HD 4870 perform quite well with the GTX 260+ pulling out a win in two of the three resolutions.

 

Optimum Setup- Gaming at 2560 x 1600 with the GTX 260+ and settings at high isn't going to be a problem.

 

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