PowerColor R9 290X PCS+ Reviewccokeman - March 17, 2014
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PowerColor R9 290X PCS+ 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
In BioShock Infinite, PowerColor's R9 290X PCS+ performs close to the top of the field and is only beaten at 5760x1080 by the GTX 780 Ti. In the FCAT results we see tight frame time variances that are indicative of smooth game play. There are a few anomalies that manifest with each card.