PowerColor R9 290X OC Reviewccokeman - November 4, 2013
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PowerColor R9 290X 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
At 1920x1080 and 5760x1080, the FPS performance delivered by the R9 290X OC from PowerColor shows it can deliver FPS levels close to that of the GTX Titan and can out perform the GTX 780 in this game.
The percentile charts rise slowly as the amount of frames included in the calculations rises, with a steep rise at the 97-98% range. There are a few frame time spikes that specifically happen with AMD-based cards. The frame time chart shows that outside of the frame time spikes noted that the frame time variances are tight in this game leading to smooth animation in game.