DLSS VS FSR In Call of Duty Vanguard and why both are necessary

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DLSS VS FSR In Call of Duty Vanguard and why both are necessary

DLSS VS FSR in Call of Duty Vanguard

Call of Duty Vanguard is now available on PC and consoles, with the PC version launching with support for Nvidia's DLSS technology and AMD's FSR technology on day-1, giving PC gamers a great way to enhance the performance of COD's latest iteration while still maintaining crisp visuals. 

With upscaling technologies like FSR and DLSS, high framerates at high resolutions like 4K have become much more achievable, which is great news given the increasing commonality of 4K 120Hz televisions and 4K 144Hz monitors. With upscaling technologies, gamers can achieve similar visual results to native resolution rendering while achieving higher framerates in-game, allowing gamers to benefit from the increased smoothness of higher framerates, or benefit from using higher in-game graphics settings. 

Call of Duty Vanguard is a fast-paced first-person shooter, making high framerates mandatory for competitive play on PC. This makes upscaling technologies incredibly useful for players who want the sharpness of high-resolution gameplay and the advantages offered by higher framerates. 

In this analysis, we will be looking at Nvidia's DLSS technology and AMD's FSR technology in Call of Duty Vanguard. Our testing will be conducted using an RTX 3070 Ti and we will be comparing our results with Call of Duty Vanguard's resolution scaler. 

Contents

- DLSS and FSR Performance Impact Tested

- DLSS and FSR Quality Tested - Which is better?

- DLSS and FSR VS Call of Duty's built-in resolution scalar

- Conclusion - DLSS and FSR are both great options
  

DLSS VS FSR In Call of Duty Vanguard and why both are necessary  

Full Test System Specifications

Below are the full specifications of our game testing system, which we built in mid-2020 to meet the needs of future games. Alongside this system, we will be testing Call of Duty Vanguard with an Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti, specifically a Gigabyte Eagle model. 

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