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 privilege 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:
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.
The GeForce 8800 GTX makes a damn impressive start here with Battlefield 2: even though the average frame rates at 1600×1200 and 2048×1536 aren’t that much faster than the other three cards here because of the 100 FPS lock, the minimum frame rate shows the full story; at 48% and 52% higher than the X1950 XTX, it is definitely making a difference in our gaming experiences. At 2560×1600, the 8800 GTX is 42% faster than the X1950 XTX and 7950 GX2 and is 101% faster than NVIDIA’s last single GPU flagship card!