Battlefield 2

Battlefield 2 (Direct X)


Battlefield 2 is one of the first games to come along in quite a while that turned out to really push the current and even following generation gaming hardware.  Having the privelege of being the first game that might need 2 GB of memory is either a positive or negative, depending on your viewpoint.  Here are our IQ settings used:

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 78

Our map was the Strike At Karkand that turns out to be one of the most demanding in the retail package in terms of land layout, smoke and other shader effects. 

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 79

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 80

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 81

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 82

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 83

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 84

BFG GeForce 7950 GX2 Review: Dual GPU Video Card - Graphics Cards 85

Even with a 100 FPS cap in our Battlefield testing, at 1600×1200 the BFG GX2 card takes a noticeable performance advantage.  While the average frame rate is only 5 or so faster, the minimum frame rate is 14 FPS faster than the next highest single video card.  The scores at 2048×1536 are even more impressive as the GX2 easily takes the top spot for a single video card.

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