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NVIDIA ForceWare 257.15 Performance Analysis

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce Drivers in Software | Posted: May 25, 2010 4:03 pm
Manufacturer: NVIDIA

Far Cry 2


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.01
Timedemo or Level Used: Ranch Long
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The Dunia Engine was built specifically for Far Cry 2 by the award-winning Ubisoft Montreal development team. It delivers the most realistic destructible environments, amazing special effects such as dynamic fire propagation and storm effects, real-time night-and-day cycle, dynamic music system, non-scripted enemy A.I. and so much more.




GTX 470 SLI - Some great gains are seen at the highest resolution, but at 1680 x 1050 we saw a bit of a dip. We tested this multiple times and the worst result we got was 44 FPS minimum with the average being around 99 FPS.


GTX 480 - Across the board we see a nice bump in performance.


GTX 470 - We see a bump at the higher resolutions, but again at 1680 x 1050 the performance has dropped back slightly in the minimum department. Fortunately, the drop isn't as major as the SLI one.


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