BIOSTAR TPower X79 Motherboard Review


Aliens Vs. Predator DirectX 11 Benchmark

Aliens Vs. Predator

Aliens vs Predator is an entirely new title for PC and high-definition consoles from acclaimed British developer Rebellion, the team behind the 1999 original PC gaming classic. Bringing the most intense war between two of science-fictions most popular characters FPS fans, AvP delivers three outstanding single player campaigns and provides untold hours of unique 3-way multiplayer gaming. Experience distinctly new and thrilling first person gameplay as you survive, hunt and prey in the deadly jungles and swamps surrounding the damned colony of Freyas Prospect. Aliens vs Predator D3D11 Benchmark v1.03 is a standalone benchmark test based upon Rebellion’s 2010 inter-species shooter Aliens vs. Predator. The test shows xenomorph-tastic scenes using heavy tessellation among other DX11 features. The benchmarks independent GUI was used for testing shown below.

Aliens Vs. Predator Benchmark Settings

Running the benchmark on the XFX Radeon HD 6950 we cranked up all the image quality settings in the benchmark to the highest level possible, so we were running 4x AA and 16x AF with SSAO enabled at both 1920×1080 and 1280×1024.

BIOSTAR TPower X79 Intel X79 Motherboard Aliens Vs. Predator Benchmark Results

Benchmark Results: So far the gaming performance of the BIOSTAR TPower X79 hasn’t been a shining light. The performance in Aliens Vs. Predator with the BIOSTAR TPower X79 didn’t surprise us. At 1280×1024 the BIOSTAR TPower X79 averaged 60.8 frames per second which is 2.6% or 1.6 frames per second behind the leading ASUS Rampage IV Extreme. Increasing the resolution to 1920×1080 the BIOSTAR TPower X79 averaged 45 frames per second which is only .6 frames per second or 1.3% behind the ASUS R4E.

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