MSI R9 270X Hawk Reviewccokeman - October 14, 2013
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MSI R9 270X Hawk Testing:
Bioshock Infinite, much like the first two installments of the franchise, is a first-person shooter known for its strong story and atmosphere. This third installment of the franchise no longer takes place in the underwater world of Rapture, but in the could city of Columbia. Utilizing many of the gameplay characteristics of the original games, Bioshock Infinite has garnered critical acclaim. Taking the player through a maze of outdoor and indoor scenarios, the action is not constrained by territory. Developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games, this iteration uses the Unreal 3 game engine.
- DirectX 11
- Global settings = Ultra
Playing at 1920x1080, you get gameplay and FPS performance that is better than the GTX 760, GTX 660, and the HD 7870. At 5760x1080, the R9 270X Hawk is on the cusp of delivering 30 FPS, the commonly held rate at which games are playable.
The percentile charts do not show anything out of the ordinary in this game. The frame times show some spikes in roughly the same spots in the charts. Frame times at 1920x1080 are in very tight, showing smooth gameplay. At 5760x1080, frame times inch up into the 30 to 50ms range due to the lower FPS results.