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Written by Mathew Williams   
Sunday, 03 October 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP Video Card
NVIDIA Fermi Features
NVIDIA GF106 GPU Fermi Architecture
Closer Look: ASUS GTS 450 DirectCU TOP
Video Card Testing Methodology
DX10: 3DMark Vantage
DX10: Resident Evil 5
DX11: Aliens vs Predator
DX11: BattleForge
DX9 SSAO: Mafia II
DX11: Unigine Heaven 2.1
ASUS ENGTS450 TOP Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
ASUS ENGTS450 TOP Overclocking
NVIDIA GTS 450 Final Thoughts
ASUS ENGTS450 TOP Conclusion

DX11: BattleForge

BattleForge is free Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) developed by EA Phenomic with DirectX-11 graphics capability. Combining strategic cooperative battles, the community of MMO games, and trading card gameplay, BattleForge players are free to put their creatures, spells and buildings into combination's they see fit. These units are represented in the form of digital cards from which you build your own unique army. With minimal resources and a custom tech tree to manage, the gameplay is unbelievably accessible and action-packed.

Benchmark Reviews uses the built-in graphics benchmark to measure performance in BattleForge, using Very High quality settings (detail) and 8x anti-aliasing with auto multi-threading enabled. BattleForge is one of the first titles to take advantage of DirectX-11 in Windows 7, and offers a very robust color range throughout the busy battleground landscape. The charted results illustrate how performance measures-up between video cards when Screen Space Ambient Occlusion (SSAO) is enabled.

ASUS_ENGTS450_TOP_BattleForge_DX11_Benchmark.jpg

Cost Analysis: BattleForge (1680x1050)

  • $140 GeForce GTS 450 costs $4.91 per FPS
  • $150 Radeon HD 5770 costs $6.41 per FPS
  • Test Summary: The overclocked GTS 450 cards are the clear winner when it comes to BattleForge. At 1280x1024 they maintain a 24% advantage over the HD5770 and at 1680x1050, a 22% advantage.

    Graphics Card ASUS HD4870 TOP XFX HD5770 ASUS GTS 450 TOP EVGA GTS 450 FTW
    GPU Cores 800 800 192 192
    Core Clock (MHz) 815 850 925 920
    Shader Clock (MHz) N/A N/A 1850 1840
    Memory Clock (MHz) 925 1200 1000 1026
    Memory Amount 512MB GDDR5 1024MB GDDR5 1024MB GDDR5 1024MB GDDR5
    Memory Interface 256-bit 128-bit 128-bit 128-bit



     

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    # RE: ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP Video CardSTON 2010-10-06 16:22
    thx , great review always



    DX11: Mafia II ?????

    #benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=617&Itemid=72&limit=1&limitstart=9
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    # RE: RE: ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP Video CardOlin Coles 2010-10-06 17:33
    I don't understand your question.
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    # TOP tweak voltageshici 2010-11-28 03:58
    what it means tweak voltage....?
    i bought this version n i dunno what to setup for Vcore...
    what is Vcore actually??
    and can what happen if i slightly change the value of engine core?
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