Overwatch Open Beta PC Performance Review

1440p Testing with AMD R9 Fury X and Nvidia GTX 980Ti

Overwatch Open Beta PC Performance Review

1440p Testing with AMD R9 Fury X and Nvidia GTX 980Ti

 

With the AMD R9 Fury X and Nvidia GTX 980Ti performing so well at 1080p, it is unsurprising that this trend continues to hold true at 1440p. Those with 144Hz 1440p monitors will be glad to hear that averages of over 144FPS is possible on both sides at High settings, making this the perfect game to try out with your high resolution, high refresh rate display.   

Those with 144Hz 1440p monitors will be glad to hear that averages of over 144FPS is possible on both sides at High settings, making this the perfect game to try out with your high resolution, high refresh rate display.   

Even at Epic settings both GPUs are able to easily play the game with minimum framerates that are above 60FPS, which is something that is becoming very rare from modern AAA PC titles. 

 

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06-05-2016, 14:24:46

AverageNinja
Seems like it's a very well optimized game, hitting 60 FPS on 4K with ultra settings on the flagship cards with ease. Good going, Blizzard. Nice, in-depth article too, Mark! I enjoyed reading it.Quote

06-05-2016, 14:53:47

WYP
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Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
Seems like it's a very well optimized game, hitting 60 FPS on 4K with ultra settings on the flagship cards with ease. Good going, Blizzard. Nice, in-depth article too, Mark! I enjoyed reading it.
Cheers dude, takes a lot of energy to do.

Lots of sites think that it's fine to just do max settings at each res, but I like to do all the presets to give some wider coverage.

It would be nice to cover some more GPUs, or perhaps try some CPU stuff by locking down cores or hyperthreading on the CPU. Sadly then it becomes a massive time sink.Quote

07-05-2016, 05:00:24

AverageNinja
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Originally Posted by WYP View Post
Cheers dude, takes a lot of energy to do.

Lots of sites think that it's fine to just do max settings at each res, but I like to do all the presets to give some wider coverage.

It would be nice to cover some more GPUs, or perhaps try some CPU stuff by locking down cores or hyperthreading on the CPU. Sadly then it becomes a massive time sink.
Aye, I can imagine it takes a lot of time. The work's appreciated though, it's a good read.

Of course more GPUs would be nice, like something in between the 960 / 380 and the Fury / 980 Ti (perhaps an R9 390(x) / GTX 970), but I can understand that that would take way too much time.Quote

07-05-2016, 13:48:36

AngryGoldfish
Another excellent performance review. It's great to see a PC game work so seemingly well. It makes me smile. I love gaming so much, and I hate to see it fail so miserably as it does too often these days.Quote

10-05-2016, 09:45:42

Julia2607
Awesome!Quote
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