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ASUS GeForce GTS 250 Dark Knight Graphics Card - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

ASUS expands the Dark Knight series with the introduction of a GTS 250 variant. Let's see what they do with it to make it stand out.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 22, 2009 5:37 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/

 

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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.

 

ASUS GTS 250 Dark Knight Graphics Card

 

We continue to see the GTS 250 perform well, though it does sit back slightly compared to the other cards here.

 

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