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Gaming Performance (part 2)

Dying Light

Dying Light is an open-world horror game launched in January 2015, using the Chrome Engine 6. We tested the performance at this game with all quality options at maximum and resolutions of 4K UHD and Full HD, measuring three times the frame rate using FRAPS.

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

Video Card Review

On the Dying Light test at 4K UHD, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti was 11% faster than the R9 Fury X, and 47% faster at Full HD.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V, or simply GTA V, is a open-world action game released for PCs in April of 2015 and uses the RAGE engine. In order to measure the performance on this game, we ran the performance test of the game (the plane portion), measuring the frame rate with FRAPS. We ran GTA V at 4K UHD and Full HD, with image quality set as “very high” and MSAA as 2x.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Video Card Review

On GTA V, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti was 13% faster than the Radeon R9 Fury X at 4K UHD. At Full HD, the difference was 18%.

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 at 4K UHD and Full HD, with image quality set at the maximum.

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

Video Card Review

On Mad Max, both cards had the same performance on both resolutions.

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 at 4K UHD and Full HD with image quality set to “ultra.”

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

Video Card Review

On this game, both the video cards had similar performance in the 4K UHD test, but the GTX 980 Ti was 17% faster on the Full HD test.