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DiRT 3 GPU & CPU Performance Test

We've been using Dirt 2 to benchmark graphics cards since its arrival in late 2009. Although it's been a crucial part of our testbed, Dirt 2 isn't quite as taxing as it was when the first DX11 cards arrived. With few knee-buckling games on the immediate horizon, we've been eagerly awaiting the next iteration of Codemaster's racing series.

The company answered our prayers last week, launching Dirt 3 for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. As usual we've compiled the performance of over 20 graphics cards, all DX11 capable, at several different resolutions. Read on to see what it takes to experience the game with all its visual splendor.