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One final item to note is that the built-in benchmark basically represents something of a worst-case scenario for performance. Civilization: Beyond Earth has a grid of hexes over the terrain, and early on there aren't too many units on screen. Near the end of a game however, it's not unusual to have most hexes occupied – or at least a lot of them – and that can cause performance to tank. As you can see in the above screenshot taken from the benchmark, Civilization: Beyond Earth really can't get much worse than what we're showing here; very nearly every hex on the map is occupied. And with that said, let's see how things play out….

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Hmm now really need to get a 4k screen for civ biggrin.gif tho my i7 930 might slow me down a bit..
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I'd be far more interested in an end game turn time CPU comparison to see how well it scales on hexa and octa cores.

I know it's been done for Civ V (probably only up to hexa) but it would be nice to see if there have been any optimizations.
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So he didint measure the time per turn? Stupid review
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So he didint measure the time per turn? Stupid review

No one has done this so far. I've only seen gamegpu tests (which didn't include mantle or NV's new drivers and were unusually bad, probably rushed) and these AT results.

Also the official AMD results posted on pcghw.de. But those are using 4K with 8xMSAA so they're pretty much pointless.
 
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You guys all re-purchase this game?
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Mother of built-in benchmarks!

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I'll probably wait until it's on sale because I doubt any of my friends will buy it at full price. And MP is where it's at for me with CIV.

Somewhat tempted to buy just so I could make a turn change test between different cards. But probably not.
 
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why no gtx 760?
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I'll probably wait until it's on sale because I doubt any of my friends will buy it at full price. And MP is where it's at for me with CIV.

Somewhat tempted to buy just so I could make a turn change test between different cards. But probably not.

You will quit that five minutes in, and the next thing you know, it's turn 373.
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