Civilization V and F1 2010
Civilization V (DirectX 11)
With over nine million units sold worldwide, and unprecedented critical acclaim from fans and press around the world, Sid Meier’s Civilization® is recognized as one of the greatest strategy franchises of all-time. Now, Firaxis Games will take this incredibly fun and addictive strategy game to unprecedented heights by adding new ways to play and win; new tools to manage and expand your civilization; extensive modding capabilities; and intensely competitive multiplayer options. Civilization® V will come to life in a beautifully detailed, living world that will elevate the gameplay experience to a whole new level making it a must-have for gamers around the globe!
In Civilization® V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
Civilization V Test Settings
In Civilization V you can see a clear performance gap between the 9800 GTX and even the lowest priced GTX 560 Ti in our comparison today. Also note that the 9800 GTX is using the DX9 path and so it missing out on some effects and efficiencies you get with the recent DX11 hardware.
F1 2010 (DirectX 9)
Immerse yourself in the glamour, pressure and exhilaration of the world’s most exciting motorsport as F1 2010 roars onto the track complete with all the official drivers, teams and circuits set to feature in the highly anticipated 2010 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™.
Compete against FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONS™ like Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso and take on the full 2010 circuit line up featuring the return of the Canadian Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi and Singapore’s dramatic night race realised in glorious high definition for the first time and debut ahead of the drivers on the all-new Korean circuit.
Powered by Codemasters’ EGO Game Technology Platform, the world of FORMULA ONE comes to life with jaw-dropping visuals, authentic handling, dynamic weather and class-leading damage in a range of game modes including quick race, career mode and online multiplayer.
F1 2010 will take you to the heart of FORMULA ONE like never before.
F1 2010 Test Settings
Here is title that is actually being run in DX9 mode across ALL the graphics cards and we are getting about double the performance from the GTX 560 Ti card with a noticeably higher minimum frame rate as well.