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post #1 of 52
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Hmmm...UT3 wins over Crysis?

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post #2 of 52
Weird about crysis and UT3 but I don't find this info useful at all.
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post #3 of 52
interesting none the less
    
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post #4 of 52
I find it interesting as well. Never would imagine a game like UT3 would consume more when it graphically requires less..
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post #5 of 52
huh so I guess if ur into saving power play counter strike lol
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Ut3 Baybay!
    
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post #7 of 52
I am sure this is a fluke, I would think they would actually tie considering hardware is hardware and software is software, both games should be completely maxing out the computer
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post #8 of 52
I'll bet they ran crysis at medium
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post #9 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
I am sure this is a fluke, I would think they would actually tie considering hardware is hardware and software is software, both games should be completely maxing out the computer
Framerates vary because loads vary. If the hardware were maxed 100% of the time, you'd have pretty solid framerates.

I suspect UT3 is slightly more optimized, thus it consumes more power.
     
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post #10 of 52
I thought optimization meant decreasing power consumption.
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