The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Competitive

The Witcher 3 (DirectX 11)


Played in a third-person perspective, players control protagonist Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter known as a witcher, who sets out on a long journey through the Northern Kingdoms. In the game, players battle against the world's many dangers using swords and magic, while interacting with non-player characters and completing side quests and main missions to progress through the story. The game was met with critical acclaim and was a financial success, selling over 6 million copies in six weeks. The game won multiple Game of the Year awards from various gaming publications, critics, and game award shows, including the Golden Joystick Awards, The Game Awards, Game Developers Choice Awards, and SXSW Gaming Awards. –Wikipedia

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Settings used for The Witcher 3

 

At both 1920×1080 and 2560×1440, The Witcher 3 is stressing our GPUs but the GeForce GTX 1070 does a good job separating from the pack. The new Pascal mid-range card is 37% faster than the GTX 980 and as much as 71% faster than the GTX 970. The AMD Radeon R9 Nano does well to keep up as much as it did, coming in only 22% slower at 2560×1440 at just over 50 FPS.

GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, Average FPS Comparisons, The Witcher 3
  GTX 980 GTX 970 R9 Nano R9 390X
1920×1080 +37% +71% +35% +38%
2560×1440 +37% +58% +22% +37%

This table presents the above data in a more basic way, focusing only on the average FPS, so keep that in mind. 

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