AMD FX-8150 Reviewccokeman - October 11, 2011
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Civilization V is a turn-based strategy game. The premise is to play as one of 18 civilizations and lead it from the "dawn of man" up to the space age. This latest iteration of the Civilization series uses a new game engine and brings massive changes to the AI behaviour in the game. Released for Windows in September of 2010, Civilization V was developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K games. Testing will be done using actual gameplay, with FPS measured by Fraps through a series of five turns, 150 turns into the game.
- In-game settings to High
- 4x AA
- 16x AF
- Fraps-measured game play
Higher = Better
Having more than four cores available, either physical or virtual, pays dividends with giving higher FPS at stock speeds. Overclocking helps to some degree.