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.
Metro Exodus is one of the hardest tests that our graphics cards have to go through, with 4A Games' latest creation being one of the best looking games on the market. It is a serious test that pushes GPUs to their limits, and also features RTX technologies like DLSS.
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.
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.
1440p Benchmark Performance Thoughts
ASRock is neck and neck with MSI and the custom RX 5600 XT GAMING X in Shadow of War at 1440p, with the ASRock Radeon RX 5600 XT Phantom Gaming D3 6G OC pushing 70FPS average with the updated BIOS -- just 1FPS short of the RX 5600 XT GAMING X -- but 5FPS faster than the stock BIOS.
The ASRock Radeon RX 5600 XT Phantom Gaming D3 6G OC matches the MSI RX 5600 XT GAMING X in Metro Exodus at 1440p at 49FPS average, with a 2FPS increase above the stock BIOS.
You can play Shadow of the Tomb Raider beautifully on the ASRock Radeon RX 5600 XT Phantom Gaming D3 6G OC, which is pushing 77FPS average (once again, just 1FPS slower than the MSI RX 5600 XT GAMING X) -- and 3FPS faster with the upgraded BIOS and better-clocked GDDR6 memory.