Recently 2K Games released one of the most anticipated games of 2010, Mafia 2, which is a title that looks fantastic in surround mode and for those who have a capable system it also supports PhysX and 3D.
Testing was performed at 1920×1080 with anti-aliasing ON and 16x anisotropic filtering. High in game settings were enabled and PhysX was set to Off/High.
When playing Mafia 2 our GTX 460 is processing the graphics and PhysX workload at the same time, creating an unmatched visual experience for this game. The Radeon on the other hand is focused purely on rendering the game and this reduced workload allows it to perform faster than the GTX, though it cannot compete in terms of the enhanced image quality.
PowerColor offer their own branded version of the liquid cooled R9 295 X2… and now for those who want a similar level of framerate they have their air cooled dual core R9 290X with Devil 13 branding. Today we take a look at this R9 290X2 to see what Powercolor can do with their custom design card in a selection of games including Battlefield 4 and GRID Autosport at 4K resolution.
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