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Run it all at the highest possible settings.

The differences will probably be most apparent that way.
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yep...1920 x 1200,All Very High, 16XQAA, DX10 is gonna be interesting...haha
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post #13 of 34
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Originally Posted by vix View Post
Run it all at the highest possible settings.

The differences will probably be most apparent that way.
Ya, but if, like it probably will in Crysis, it goes from unplayable at 10 FPS to unplayable at 23 FPS, that doesn't really help anyone out. I was kind of doing this as a way that shows how much it could potentially help everyone.
    
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Why would you do CS:S stress test? Why not Half-Life 2: Lost Coast?
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23fps is playable... just annoying.

I bottom out at 14FPS in some high-action areas of Crysis and beat the game. Of course, with my system that also means shoddy graphic settings.

and getting a 130% increase in framerate would help people out...
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post #16 of 34
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Here are the Detail Settings for CS:S

Low
800 x 600, all Details set to Low, no AA, Bilinear Filtering.
Medium
1280 x 1024, All Details Set to Medium / High, 4x AA, 2x AF.
Max
1600 x 1200, All Details Set to High, 16x QSAA, 16X AF.

Looks like CS:S is borderline useless... I got over 280 FPS at Max Detail at stock settings...
    
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OK, this may make me a n00b, but I can't figure out the Crysis benchmark. I choose the settings, and then I just start playing the game. Is there like and actual benchmark with a score, or average FPS or something, or do I just watch the FPS while I play?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
So, trying to decide what Crysis details to run at. Here are my thoughts:

800 x 600, All Low, no AA, DX9
1280 x 1024, All High, 2x AA, DX9
1920 x 1200,All Very High, 16XQAA, DX10

Dos that sound right to you guys?

And Spooky, what tests did you have in mind? Getting some real-world, non-gaming results would certainly be a plus.
1280x1024, DX10 V. High - no AA,

1920x1200, DX10 V.high - noAA

then alter with AAx2 on

go back to square one and test again enabling/disabling 64bit if applicable
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
OK, this may make me a n00b, but I can't figure out the Crysis benchmark. I choose the settings, and then I just start playing the game. Is there like and actual benchmark with a score, or average FPS or something, or do I just watch the FPS while I play?
yeah, its recording data as it runs the benchmark, just enjoy what you see

save to text file the

COPY PASTE FTW
    
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Like, where do I get the results of the bench, though?
    
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