Gears of War: Ultimate Edition – Competitive

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (DirectX 12 / UWP)


The story of “Gears of War” thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surfaced from the bowels of the planet. Players live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warriors from below.

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Settings used for Gears of War

At 1920×1080, there is not much separation between the different graphics cards being compared here. The GTX 1070 is only 34% faster than the GTX 970 and only 18% faster than both the Radeon R9 Nano and R9 390X. 

As we increase the resolution, things do spread out a bit more in favor of the GTX 1070, but Gears of War still looks like a title that doesn't scale as well as many others in our suite.

GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, Average FPS Comparisons, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
  GTX 980 GTX 970 R9 Nano R9 390X
1920×1080 +19% +34% +18% +18%
2560×1440 +33% +57% +21% +18%

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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