Real World Gaming – Battlefield 3 (DX11 / 7950 CrossFire)
Battlefield 3 was tested at 1920×1080 with 4xAA, 16xAF and all other settings at their maximum.
Battlefield 3 shows a great set of results from the Z77 when combined with an i7-2700K and dual 7950s. Framerates are flawless and as with 3DMark it will be interesting to see if a next gen CPU, which this board fully supports, offers additional performance thanks to the PCIe 3.0 functionality it will enable.
Here is an example of how the game looks at our tested settings.
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