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.
Turning on AA and AF sees all of our setups crumble, with all falling short of that 60 FPS number we need at both resolutions. Against the R9 290X 4GB, you can see that the ASUS GTX 780 6GB STRIX OC scores exactly the same at both resolutions.
While falling a little short of the R9 290X 4GB here, you can see that the ASUS GTX 780 6GB STRIX OC manages to push out some strong FPS numbers at both resolutions, with a solid 74 FPS average being seen at 2560x1600 with AA and AF turned on.
Sleeping Dogs sees the R9 290X 4GB and ASUS GTX 780 6GB STRIX OC perform very closely to each other. That means that 1920x1200 isn't an issue, but 2560x1600 isn't an option because the FPS numbers plummet.
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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 - Unigine Heaven & Phantasy Star Online 2]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks – Lost Planet 2 & Just Cause 2]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks – F1 2012 & Metro Last Light]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks – Dirt Showdown & Nexuiz]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks – Sniper Elite V2 & Sleeping Dogs]
- Page 10 [Benchmarks – Hitman Absolution & Tomb Raider]
- Page 11 [Benchmarks – BioShock Infinite & Battlefield 4]
- Page 12 [Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF]
- Page 13 [Benchmarks – 4K – 3840 x 2160 Testing]
- Page 14 [Temperature & Sound Testing]
- Page 15 [Power Consumption Testing]
- Page 16 [Pricing, Availability and Final Thoughts]
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