Medium Quality Performance

Running at 1680x1050 on medium quality pushed the GeForce GTX 260 over 100fps while the Radeon HD 5830 averaged 99fps. The Radeon HD 5770 also did well with 82fps, followed by the GeForce GTS 450 at 79fps. The Radeon HD 4850 destroyed the GeForce 9800 GT, while the Radeon HD 5670 provided 43fps. The GeForce GT 240 and new GeForce GT 430 were unable to obtain playable frame rates.

At 1920x1200, the Radeon HD 5830 closed the gap on the GeForce GTX 260, but both were still able to deliver very respectable frames. The Radeon HD 5770 and GeForce GTS 450 also landed above the 60fps threshold, while the GeForce 9800 GT and Radeon HD 4850 fell just below at 55 and 57fps.

The Radeon HD 5830 and GeForce GTX 260 still achieved playable performance at 2560x1600, averaging 55fps, while the Radeon HD 5770 fell to 43fps and the GeForce GTS 450 rendered 40fps. Lower models couldn't provide smooth gameplay.