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HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 27, 2014 10:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: HIS Digital

High Quality AA and AF Testing

 

 

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 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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Even with the strong core clock increases, AA and AF just aren't an option at any resolution for a game like Metro: Last Light.

 

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At 1920 x 1200, the GRID Autosport numbers are strong, with a 71 FPS average coming from the strongly overclocked HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB. You can see that we manage to get quite a bit more breathing room by overclocking in comparison to the GIGABYTE, which sees a 64 FPS average.

 

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Just like Metro: Last Light, Sleeping Dogs sees numbers that are just way to low when AA and AF are thrown into the mix.

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