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Benchmark: Need For Speed Most Wanted
This is a racing game in which you can choose from a number of vehicles, different types of vehicle setups and also choose which type of race course you prefer.
- Track: Clubhouse and Hollis
- All basic video settings set to ¾ on scroll bar
- All geometric features: High
- Vsync: Off
In lower resolutions, a good CPU can make a difference in frame rates, but as resolutions increase the CPU becomes less of an input and the video cards' abilities will take over. The XFX 8600 GTS XXX stood well against its other two DirectX 10 counterparts, and excelled when compared to the DirectX 9 video cards.