Real World Gameplay Testing: High Settings
For this series of tests, I wanted to see how the Sapphire NITRO+ RX Vega 64 Limited Edition would perform when the game presets were knocked back to High settings. The purpose of these tests is to see how the card handles in a high refresh rate scenario. Although some argue that resolution and graphical fidelity are the top priority for gamers, I’m of the opinion that a higher refresh rate and slightly dialed back visual settings yield a far better gaming experience. Furthermore, many games tend to implement performance-robbing visual effects that can be barely noticeable at maximum settings. Gaming just doesn’t get much better when you combine a high refresh rate monitor with FreeSync’s buttery smooth tech. Again, I ran these DirectX 11 games at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K, and recorded average, maximum, and minimum frame rates using FRAPS.