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Gaming Performance - Part 2

Hitman

Hitman is an action/stealth game, launched in March 2016, that uses a DirectX 12 compatible version of the Glacier 2 engine. To measure performance in this game, we ran the benchmark in it, measuring the framerate with FRAPS. We ran this game with DirectX 12 enabled, with image quality set as “high” and SMAA on.

The results below, in Full HD and 4K, are expressed in frames per second.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

On Hitman, in Full HD, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 70% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 63% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

With 4K resolution, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 80% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 69% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

Mad Max

Mad Max is an open-world action game launched in September of 2015, using the Avalanche engine. In order to measure the performance using this game, we ran its intro, measuring the framerate with FRAPS three times. We ran the game with image quality set as “very high”.

The results below are expressed in fps and they are the mean between the three collected results.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

On Mad Max, in Full HD, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 74% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 89% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

On 4K, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 78% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 83% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

Rise of the Tomb Rider

Rise of the Tomb Rider is an adventure/action game launched in January of 2016, based on Foundation engine. In order to measure the performance using this game, we ran the benchmark included on it, using graphics quality “high” and DirectX 12 enabled.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

On Rise of the Tomb Rider, in Full HD, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 68% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 88% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

On 4K resolution, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 72% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 77% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an open-world RPG released in May of 2015 and based on the REDengine 3 engine. In order to measure the performance on this game, we walked around at the first scene of the game, measuring the frame rate with FRAPS three times. We ran the game with image quality set to “ultra.”

The results below are expressed in fps and they are the mean between the three collected results.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

In this game, in Full HD, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 79% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 116% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

GeForce GTX 1080 review

With 4K resolution, the GeForce GTX 1080 FE was 70% faster than the GeForce GTX 1060 FE and 77% faster than the Radeon R9 390.

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