Max Payne 3 Graphics and CPU Performance Tested, DirectX 11 Showcased
1680x1050 - Normal Quality
Achieving our target frame rate of 60fps wasn’t as easy at 1680x1050 as we were expecting. This required the use of either the GeForce GTX 560 Ti or Radeon HD 6850 which averaged 62fps and 63fps respectively. Falling just shy of the desired 60fps target was the GeForce GTX 560 with 55fps and the Radeon HD 7770 with 52fps. Graphics cards such as the Radeon HD 6790 and GeForce GTX 460 failed to average 50fps.
Moving up past the GeForce GTX 560 Ti and Radeon HD 6850 we saw quite a large bump in performance with the Radeon HD 5870, 6870 and 7850 all averaging well over 70fps. The Radeon HD 6950 and GeForce GTX 480 averaged over 80fps and anything faster than that was overkill for these quality settings.
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