I tested Battlefield 3 by playing through the start of the Kaffarov mission, right after the player lands. Our 90-second runs involved walking through the woods and getting into a firefight with a group of hostiles, who fired and lobbed grenades at us.
I kept things simple, using the game's "High" detail preset at 1080p.
The 7790 shadows both the 7850 1GB and GTX 650 Ti 2GB AMP! Edition in these frame-by-frame plots.
Our average FPS and percentile results confirm our initial observation. The 7790, 7850 1GB, and GTX 650 2GB AMP! are all neck-and-neck.
The 7790 pulls ahead ever so slightly in the "time spent beyond 33.3 ms" graph, but not by much. These three top contenders are about equally playable in Battlefield 3.
|Biostar's Z270 boards race to the finish||19|
|Google RAISR upsamples thumbnails for massive bandwidth savings||50|
|Synology RT2600ac offers up speedy Wi-Fi and tight controls||5|
|Deals of the week: a gaming monitor and system components||16|
|Nintendo reveals Switch launch date, pricing, and initial line-up||62|
|Consumer Reports approves MacBook Pros after retesting||39|
|Report: Desktop PC market shows signs of stabilization||9|
|Chnano RGB LED gloves put some flash on your fingers||42|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 7 pre-flight warnings to end||15|