GTX 970 + Pentium G4560 runs Destiny 2 @ 4K 30FPS

Destiny 2 runs at 4K 30FPS on a GeForce GTX 970 + Intel Pentium G4560.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Sep 6 2017 7:52 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

Destiny 2 might be out on consoles right now, but PC gamers will have to wait until next month to play the full game - but last week Bungie and Activision unleashed the PC beta, allowing gamers to try it out early.

Bungie has included 21:9 UltraWide monitor support, multi-GPU configuration support, HDR, 200FPS+, customized field of view settings (55-105), customized key mapping, and more. But the performance side of Destiny 2 on the PC is the most important thing, and that appears to be something that Bungie have utterly NAILED.

Digital Foundry has done a great job of putting Destiny 2 through its paces, with a single GeForce GTX 970 and low-end Intel Pentium G4560 @ 3.5GHz running Destiny 2 @ 4K and a "pretty much locked" 30FPS on the High preset.

The PS4 Pro version of Destiny 2 runs at a dynamic resolution of 4K using checkerboard rendering to get there, which keeps the frame rate close to 30FPS. Digital Foundry were able to get the cheap gaming PC to hit 60FPS by dropping some in-game visual details, as well as dropping the resolution to 1800p (3200x1800) which let the GTX 970 + Pentium G4560 combo hit 60FPS average.

GTX 970 + Pentium G4560 runs Destiny 2 @ 4K 30FPS | TweakTown.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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