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GeCube X800XL 512MB Graphics Card - 256MB vs. 512MB

By: Shawn Baker | Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 3, 2005 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: GeCube

Half Life 2


Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched


Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo


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By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors even the emotions of both friends and enemies.


We benchmark Half Life 2 with our own custom timedemos as to avoid possible driver optimizations using the "record demo_name" command and loading the timedemo with the "timedemo demo_name" command - For a full list of the commands, click here.



Half Life 2 at the lower resolution shows us nothing with the 512MB scoring slightly lower but when we move it to 1600 x 1200 we see a 3FPS jump on the 256MB offering which translates into roughly 7% which isn't too bad.


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