“When both Doom 3 and Half Life 2 came out we burned the midnight oil trying to put together guides for CPU and GPU performance in the games as soon as they were released. Much to our surprise, especially given the performance hype that had preceeded both of them, both games ran relatively well on most mainstream hardware that was available at the time. One GPU generation later and the worries about performance under Doom 3 and Half Life 2 were yesterday’s news. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said about Bethesda Softworks’ latest immersive RPG: Oblivion.”
Here are some more Graphics Card articles from around the web:
- NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT Graphics Card @ Adrian’s Rojak Pot
- S3-A Third Player for Budget Graphics? @ ExtremeTech
- DirectX 10 & the Future of Gaming @ [H]ard|OCP
- Hauppauge WinTV PVR-350 @ Techgage
- Gigabyte GV-RX13P256DE-RH (Radeon X1300 PRO 256MB) @ Hardware Zone
Bethesda’s newest installment to the Elder Scrolls has taken the lead in video card abuse. It pushes even the newest hardware to it’s limits, when you enable all the bells and whistles. AnandTech takes it for a spin to see what the current generation of cards can do.