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ASUS G73Jh DX11 Gaming Notebook Review - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
|Product:||G73Jh with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870|
|Date:||Mon, Mar 22, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Justin West -|
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
The events of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat unfold shortly after the end of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl following the ending in which Strelok destroys the C-Consciousness. Having discovered the open path to the Zone's center, the government decides to stage a large-scale operation to take control of the Chernobyl nuclear plant.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat utilizes the XRAY 1.6 Engine, allowing advanced modern graphical features through the use of DirectX 11 to be fully integrated; one outstanding feature being the inclusion of real-time GPU tessellation. Regions and maps feature photo realistic scenes of the region it is made to represent. There is also extensive support for older versions of DirectX, meaning that Call of Pripyat is also compatible with older DirectX 8, 9, 10 and 10.1 graphics cards.
The game S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: CoP has no internal benchmarking tools built into the game engine, but they do have a standalone benchmark available that we used for our testing purposes. The screen capture above shows the main window of the benchmark with our settings. Notice we are running Enhanced Full Dynamic Lighting "DX11" as our renderer.
The hardest test run on this benchmark was a scene called 'SunShafts' and all the cards took a drastic performance hit. Only the Radeon HD 5870 and Radeon HD 5970 were able to stay above the 30FPS mark at 1920x1200. The Radeon HD 5830 was able to keep above the 30 FPS mark at 1280 x 1024, but fell to just 22 FPS at 1920 x 1200.
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Page 2 - Box and Bundle
Page 3 - ASUS G73Jh Tour
Page 4 - ASUS G73Jh Specifications
Page 5 - Battery Life, Temperatures and Power Consumption
Page 6 - Futuremark PCMark
Page 7 - Futuremark 3DMark
Page 8 - Geekbench, Sandra Memory Bandwidth and HD Tune
Page 9 - Cinebench and wPrime
Page 10 - Resident Evil 5
Page 11 - Batman: Arkham Asylum
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