Civilization 5 was released at the end of September and in a somewhat surprising move the developers have included a number of advanced graphical features in the latest version of this franchise. This includes support for DirectX 11 and terrain tessellation, ensuring this is the best looking Civilization ever.
Testing was performed at 1920×1080 with 8x anti-aliasing. High in-game settings were enabled.
Civilization 5 is one of the newest games in our test and is DirectX 11 enabled, though not particularly demanding for these cards. With a resolution of 1920×1080, maximum detail and 8x anti-aliasing each of the products produces flawless framerates and once again we see the benefit of using the Turbo card. It exceeds the performance of NVIDIAs GTX 570 in this game.
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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