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XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT THICC II Ultra Review (Page 6)

Anthony Garreffa | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:20 pm CST - 2 mins, 1 sec reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: XFXModel: B07XFDV7Q6

1080p Benchmarks

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Gears 5 is the latest in The Coalition's huge franchise, with the game made on Unreal Engine 4. It looks great, and chews through even the latest GPUs. I benchmarked it at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K in a separate article and even did some 8K benchmarking at 7680 x 4320.

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Borderlands 3 is also made on Unreal Engine 4 but developer Gearbox Software took it in a different route visually, to say the least. You'll want some high FPS in this game, and some of the more 'mid-range' cards do well while the game looks great. Once again, I tested this at 8K here.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a sequel to the popular Shadow of Mordor, which was powered by the Lithtech engine. When cranked up to maximum detail, it will chew through your GPU and its VRAM like it's nothing.

You can buy Middle-earth: Shadow of War at Amazon.

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Far Cry New Dawn was developed by Ubisoft, and is powered the Dunia Engine, an engine that has been modified over the years for Far Cry and last used in Far Cry 5. Dunia Engine itself was a modified version of CRYENGINE, scaling incredibly well on all sorts of hardware.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is one of the latest games to join our graphics card benchmark lineup, with the game built using the Foundation engine as a base, the same engine in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Eidos Montreal R&D department made lots of changes to the engine during the development of Shadow of the Tomb Raider to make it one of the best-looking games out right now.

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1080p Benchmark Performance Thoughts

XFX has some great performance here at 1080p in Gears 5 -- offering nearly 120FPS average, beating out the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER by 1FPS. Borderlands 3 maintains 80FPS average, identical results to the reference RX 5700 XT from AMD but that is fine -- it does so much cooler, and much quieter than AMD's reference RX 5700 XT.

Shadow of War performance is within spec, at just 1FPS difference between the reference RX 5700 XT and 2FPS away from the RTX 2060 SUPER -- while having identical performance to AMD's higher-end Radeon VII with 16GB of HBM2.

Overall, better than reference RX 5700 XT performance all while looking way cooler, and being actually physically (much) cooler.

Last updated: Nov 15, 2019 at 01:16 pm CST

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

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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