Unreal Tournament 3
Others may prefer to walk above the entire length of the map on the suspension cables that hold the bridge, and take advantage of the various power ups to be found in the towers mid-way across. More deviant players may skip the bridge altogether, instead choosing to go below and use the rickety wooden piers and bridges that can also take you across the river to your enemies flag, and offers a chance to take a quick break at the island in the middle … to pick up the Redeemer.
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The GTX 280 is a strong player here as well though just barely faster than the GX2 card overall. The 9800 GTX and HD 3870 X2 are well behind.
Unfortunately the UT3 results paint the GTX 260 in a poor light, actually coming in behind even the 9800 GTX 512MB card.
Scaling with UT3 is very flat – this indicates a heavy CPU bound title or at least situation on this map, etc. We’ll look into that in the section on quad-core CPU scaling.