Fallout 4 - AMD vs Nvidia Performance Review

Low, Medium, High and Ultra Benchmarks at 4K

Fallout 4 - AMD vs Nvidia Performance Review

Low, Medium, High and Ultra Benchmarks at 4K

When changing this games graphical settings we can see that the biggest drop in performance is when we move from the games low to medium presets, which is good since this is where we see the largest increase in visual fidelity and this is the time when Nvidia's Godray technology is first used. 

By lowering the games settings at 4K we actually get to a stage where the game is playable at 4K with barely any drops below 60FPS, which is where the game is capped, meaning that high resolution gamers will not have to wait several generations of GPUs in order to play the game at a high resolution. This is great to see, especially since several reports have stated that crossfire and SLI support is not great at the moment, though this situation will improve after launch. 

  

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11-11-2015, 10:34:35

RickPlaysWarr
Hi

I installed the Nvidia update and went with the recommended settings which were "Ultra" on my GTX 980. I really appreciate your article and photos. I got a couple hours into the game and at 1440P on Ultra it was very smooth for me.

I really am going to go in and make the changes to low quality and turn god rays off eventually. Right now i wish I had a vacation day available to actually play today

Loving it so far

--Rick--Quote

11-11-2015, 11:12:51

Permafrost
awesome review Mark, lots of info to read up on for those who are not yet playing the game.

it would be awesome if you could add in sli/crossfire scaling for people still rocking older hardware and maybe if you got time to add in i5 vs i7?

only if you got timeQuote

11-11-2015, 13:27:09

NeverBackDown
Am I the only one who's not seeing the article/and link in the OP?

Nice write up WYP, although it would be interesting to see some i5 vs i7 comparisons. Someone in a different thread reported a website benchmarking both and there were big differences between them.Quote

11-11-2015, 13:54:33

SPS
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Originally Posted by NeverBackDown View Post
Am I the only one who's not seeing the article/and link in the OP?

Nice write up WYP, although it would be interesting to see some i5 vs i7 comparisons. Someone in a different thread reported a website benchmarking both and there were big differences between them.
It's not there, I've added something to the OP.Quote

11-11-2015, 17:14:28

Zoot
I'm finding the performance to be pretty good thus far. I'm getting a steady 60fps pretty much everywhere, with the very occasional drop into the 40's kind of like the way Skyrim was.

That's at 1080p with an i7-6700k and GTX 780 where neither are overclocked.Quote
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