Modern Warfare 2
With Modern Warfare 2, we used FRAPS to record frame rates over the course of a 60-second gameplay session. We conducted this gameplay session five times on each CPU and have reported the median score from each processor. We've also graphed the frame rates from a single, representative session for each. We tested this game at a relatively low 1024x768 resolution, with no AA, but otherwise using the highest in-game visual quality settings.
AMD's new entrants don't do any better in Modern Warfare 2, although here, Intel's success matters little. Even sub-$100 dual-core processors can crank out a minimum frame rate of about 60 per second, which matches the maximum most LCD monitors can deliver. Processor performance should be the least of your worries in cross-platform titles like these.
|Gearbox's Homeworld remake due February 25||16|
|Early deal of the week: A 27" G-Sync monitor for $480||2|
|Nvidia admits, explains GeForce GTX 970 memory allocation issue||236|
|Here's my guest appearance on tonight's Alt+Tab Show||11|
|Watch John Romero talk about Doom level design||45|
|I'll be on Newegg TV's Alt+Tab show live at 3PM PT||15|
|Windows 10 build 9926 adds Cortana, Continuum, and more||41|
|Apacer exec sees 256GB SSDs falling below $70 this year||46|
|HA. AMD in the red and nVidia in the green. Thats funny cause you know... *cough* oh forget it.||+82|