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XFX GeForce 9800 GX2 1GB GDDR3 Video Card Review
|Product:||XFX GeForce 9800 GX2 Video Card|
|Date:||Tue, Mar 18, 2008 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
Call of Duty 4
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Xbox 360 , Playstation 3 and PC. It is the fourth installment in the Call of Duty video game series. It was announced on April 25, 2007 and was released on November 6, 2007 in North America. The single player game can be completed in well under seven hours, but the graphics are awesome.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare runs on a proprietary graphics engine, and has features such as true world-dynamic lighting, HDR lighting effects, dynamic shadows and depth-of-field. "Bullet Penetration" is calculated by the engine, taking into account things such as surface type and entity thickness. Certain objects, such as cars, and some buildings are destructible. This makes distinguishing cover from concealment important, as meager protection such as wooden fences, thin walls and such no longer provide sufficient protection. The bullet's speed and stopping power are decreased after penetrating an object, and this decrease is calculated realistically depending on the thickness and surface of the object penetrated. The game also makes use of a physics engine, which was not implemented in previous Call of Duty titles for the PC. Death Animations are a combination of pre-set animations and ragdoll physics. Some mistook the game's graphics to be DirectX 10 based, but it is stated that the graphics use DirectX 9.
Results: The GeForce 9800 GX2 once again beat up on the ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 at 1920x1200 resolution as it was 47% faster. Call of Duty 4 at 1920x1200 resolution with 4X AA looked and ran great on the GeForce 9800 GX2.
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Page 1 - NVIDIA Releases The GeForce 9800 GX2
Page 2 - The XFX GeForce 9800 GX2
Page 3 - The GeForce 9800 GX2 Heat Spreader Removed
Page 4 - The Box and Bundle
Page 5 - The Test System
Page 6 - S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
Page 7 - Company of Heroes
Page 8 - BioShock
Page 9 - Crysis
Page 10 - Call of Duty 4
Page 11 - 3DMark 2006
Page 12 - Power Consumption
Page 13 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions