Company of Heroes Goes DirectX 10

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The Test System

The Cards Used For Testing

The Test System:

The test system was running Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit on an ASUS M2A-VM motherboard with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ processor. A 2GB kit of Corsair PC2-8500 DOMINATORS was used. The Zalman heat sink kept things cool, while the Corsair 620W Power Supply kept power flowing smoothly.

The Video Cards:

  • XFX GeForce 8800 Ultra XXX Edition (675MHz/2.3GHz )
  • XFX GeForce 8800 GTX (575MHz/1.8GHz)
  • BFG Technologies GeForce 8800 GTS OC2 640MB (580MHz/1.7GHz)
  • ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT (743MHz/2.0GHz)

Company of Heroes Test System

THQ Inc. today released a patch adding Microsoft DirectX 10 (DX10) support to Company of Heroes, the award-winning real-time strategy (RTS) title from internal studio Relic Entertainment. Company of Heroes is the first commercially available DirectX 10 Windows PC game. The DirectX 10 patch adds numerous enhancements to the title’s critically acclaimed game-play, including significant improvements to model and map details, lighting, shadows, and overall image quality. Let’s take a look at the settings we used and get to the benchmarks!

Company of Heroes Benchmarking Settings

With everything cranked up to high and ultra we were able to get some eye candy! It should also be noted that Vsync was turned off during all testing.

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