|VisionTek Killer HD5770 Combo Card|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Video Cards|
|Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst|
|Wednesday, 16 February 2011|
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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.
Cost Analysis: BattleForge (1680x1050)
Test Summary: Battleforge with all the settings cranked up looks very nice indeed and even though the FPS results look rather low the gameplay is still acceptable, you will still want to lower your resolution for the best results though. Once again the GTS 450 takes the lead over the Killer HD5770 by 5.2 FPS and the GTX460 outperforms that by another 15.3 FPS.