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ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II TOP & R9 270 DirectCU II OC Testing:
Far Cry 3 is the latest iteration in the Far Cry series. Released in the US in early December 2012, it uses the Dunia 2 game engine and is published and developed by Ubisoft. This action-adventure, first-person shooter offers both single player and multi-player modes.
- 2x MSAA
- In-game settings = High
In Far Cry 3, both of ASUS' cards perform up to their abilities at 1920x1080. At 5760x1080, the R9 280X DirectCU II TOP narrows the performance gap the Sapphire Toxic edition enjoys at 1920x1080, mirroring a recurring theme. The frame time variances in this game run in a very narrow band that illustrates the smooth gameplay.