Rainbow Six Vegas
Rainbow Six Vegas (DirectX 9)
The Rainbow Six series has always been a high quality set of games that center on action-based tactical assualt. The new Vegas iteration takes a bit more of the action approach similar to what we have seen in Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter. This game is the first to use the new Unreal 3 engine and you can tell! The graphics are amazing and really stress our systems.
**Note: In these tests HDR was enabled, Shadow quality is set to Medium and motion blur is On
Both the GTX and Ultra cards from NVIDIA stomp the AMD X1950 XTX card here and as the resolution increases the Ultra sees up to an 11% gain in performance.
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…