Battlefield 2142 (DirectX 9)
Battlefield 2142 is the sequel to the extremely popular Battlefield 2. It uses some much more detailed shaders yet still provides the same wide-open areas for fighting that the BF series is known for.
With the frame cap at 100 FPS, the Ultra doesn’t see much gain at 1600×1200 in BF2142 as the GTX is more than capable of running at those quality settings. At 2560×1600 though the Ultra’s power is usable providing a noticeable 13% average frame rate increase
The 8800 Ultra looks like it
The 8800 Ultra looks like it might be a decent gain over the 8800 GTX in GPU limited games. Very expensive though, when you could just overclock a GTX.
Honestly I’d probably get the
Honestly I'd probably get the GTX and overclock, but I love the idea of the quiet cooler. I'll have to wait to see if they get cheaper on eBay or something in like 10 or 11 years…