4K - 3840 x 2160 Testing Continued
Looking at Hitman: Absolution numbers, you can see the trend continues for the most part, with a slight performance increase seen in the average FPS. Overall, we'd say that the FPS are a little too low to be playable. While the minimum doesn't look bad at all, the 50 FPS average is lower than we'd like.
While AMD tends to come out ahead in 4K testing, the results are just too low to be playable. It would be nice if double the memory made a larger difference, but looking above, you can see the R9 290X offerings perform almost identically. While we are slightly ahead of the NVIDIA offerings here, once again, the FPS are just too low.
GRID Autosport continues to perform extremely well, with our 8GB version of the R9 290X showing some awesome improvements. We wish other games saw these kind of performance boosts, as it would really help justify the extra cost associated with the card.
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- Page 1 [Introduction and Package]
- Page 2 [Video Card Details and Specifications]
- Page 3 [Test System Setup & FPS Numbers Explained]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - 3DMark]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - Catzilla & Unigine Heaven]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Unigine Valley & Just Cause 2]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - Metro: Last Light & Sleeping Dogs]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - Hitman: Absolution & Tomb Raider]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks - BioShock Infinite & Battlefield 4]
- Page 10 [Benchmarks - GRID Autosport]
- Page 11 [Benchmarks - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor]
- Page 12 [Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF]
- Page 13 [Benchmarks - 4K - 3840 x 2160 Testing]
- Page 14 [Benchmarks - 4K - 3840 x 2160 Testing Continued]
- Page 15 [Temperature & Sound Testing]
- Page 16 [Power Consumption Testing]
- Page 17 [Pricing, Availability, and Final Thoughts]
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