Battlefield 2 / 2142
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 EVGA 8800 GTS 320MB Superclocked does pretty well in our Battlefield 2 testing and is able to produce acceptable gaming at both 1600×1200 and 2048×1536 while using 4xAA. At the highest resolution we see the 8800 GTS 320MB version struggling to keep up.