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AMD Radeon R9 270X 2GB Reference Video Card Review - Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF

AMD Radeon R9 270X 2GB Reference Video Card Review
Following the testing of the new Radeon R7 260X 2GB, we move into the higher-end R9 270X 2GB. This review also introduces Battlefield 4 testing. (NYSE:AMD)
By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 11, 2013 2:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: AMD

High Quality AA and AF

 

 

While we test all our games with maximum in-game settings, turning on Anti-Aliasing (AA) and Antistrophic Filtering (AF) helps take the intensity of our testing to another level.

 

Here we see video cards go from playable FPS to an unplayable FPS and the real power houses continue to help break that 60 FPS mark we always aim for to provide a smooth gaming experience.

 

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Turning on AA and AF, you can see we still manage to see strong FPS under Far Cry 2 at both resolutions.

 

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Metro struggles with no AA and AF on, so when we do enable it, you can see the FPS numbers are extremely low.

 

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Just Cause 2 sees some strong performance at 1920 x 1200, which is slightly behind the more expensive GTX 760. Moving to 2560 x 1600 with AA and AF on, though, you can see most the cards here struggle to hit 60 FPS.

 

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Turning on AA and AF under Sleeping Dogs sees the numbers plummet, giving us unplayable numbers at both resolutions.

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