XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review :: Gaming on the XFX 9800GTX 512MB card

04-02-2008 · Category: Hardware - Video Cards

By Doc Overclock

In general the state of PC gaming is in a woeful state. If you look at the top 10 selling games of last year according to NPD research, there is only one real game on there, COD4 Modern Warfare. The rest of the games on the list are a mix of The Sims 2 and its expansions, World of Warcraft and its expansion, C+C3, Sim City 4 and Age of Empires III. Hardly a list to call home about, but still good titles nonetheless.

Crysis is the game that everyone talks about when they mention DirectX 10 games available. Quite simply, Crysis is the most system hungry game on the market in terms of graphics horsepower requirements and the graphics standards of the game exceed many tech demos in the beauty and sophistication of the scenery. The XFX 9800GTX played the game like a champ, with frame rates in the high 20s with 1280x1024 4x AA, 16x AF constant.

Company of Heroes, the included bundled game is based upon World War II team based fighting. The Bonus Disc comes with the DirectX 10 version of the game. The game played well on the 9800GTX card from XFX with frame rates above 30 FPS even in the heaviest gun battles with 4x AA and 16x AF turned on. The game looks impressive with the addition of MRTs (Multiple Render Targets) and Global Illumination are used to improve the visuals and the game runs well on this card.


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XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review
XFX GeForce 9800GTX Video Card Review