Call of Duty: World at War

Call of Duty: World at War is a WWII-based shooter built on the Call of Duty 4 engine with a little flair added.  The game is unique in the genre as it sets the game at the Pacific stage rather than the much more common, and less controversial, European front. 

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Call of Duty: World at War settings

For our testing with CoD: WaW we ran through the level of the game shown above while recording in FRAPS to get our frame rate comparisons below.  The game plays almost exactly like CoD 4 (a good thing) so our testing methods were reliable and repeatable. 

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The GTS 250 and 9800 GTX+ perform identically as the extra 512MB of memory on the new GTS 250 1GB card basically seems to change nothing in terms of raw performance.  At 1600×1200 and 2048×1536 the HD 4850 512MB card is quite competitive with the NVIDIA offerings and the HD 4870 beats them in all cases. 

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