Control PC Performance Review & Optimisation Guide

Performance Scaling - RX 580 VS GTX 1060 - 60FPS on mid-tier hardware?

Control PC Performance Review & Optimisation Guide

Performance Scaling - RX 580 VS GTX 1060 - 60FPS on mid-tier hardware?

Control is a demanding game, but thankfully, the game can look great when it isn't maxed out. Even at low settings, Control can offer players a satisfying visual experience, though it would be nice to crank things up a little higher. 

Both our RX 580 and GTX 1060 can achieve solid averages of over 30FPS at 1080p at high settings, though lower settings are required to get minimum framerates over the 30FPS mark. 

As PC gamers, we know that many of you will not be satisfied with a 30FPS gaming experience. This is where Control's lower graphical presets will come into play. At low, AMD's Radeon RX 580 will stay over 60FPS in our benchmark run, while the GTX 1060 will stay above 60FPS in most situations. All console versions of Control target 30FPS framerates. This makes achieving 60FPS on PC a huge upgrade in terms of both responsiveness and smoothness.

Combine this with a VRR compatible monitor and Control will both look and play great on these graphics cards. 
  

Control PC Performance Review & Optimisation Guide  

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31-08-2019, 08:44:42

AlienALX
Link goes to pic. Going to wait and see how the consoles fare, given I have every option now. Highly likely I'll play this on the 1x.

Well, if it's any good.Quote

31-08-2019, 12:44:18

WYP
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Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
Link goes to pic. Going to wait and see how the consoles fare, given I have every option now. Highly likely I'll play this on the 1x.

Well, if it's any good.
Links fixed.

IMO, the game is good. It plays differently to most other games of this year and I see it getting game of the year in some places. Remedy did a great job.Quote

31-08-2019, 18:32:30

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by WYP View Post
Links fixed.

IMO, the game is good. It plays differently to most other games of this year and I see it getting game of the year in some places. Remedy did a great job.
A lot of these games have crap stories and just don't draw me in though. Quantum Break was a good game, looked fantastic, but the story was boring.

Last Of Us? when you boil it down the gameplay is pretty repetitive but the story is absolutely incredible.

Hopefully this has a good enough story to draw me in. If a story is good enough? heck, I will actually put my feet up and take a break and watch all of it. TLOU is astoundingly good. Part of that is just the epic way in which it breaks your heart, makes you cry, makes you happy, goes at you balls out, gives you a rest and so on. It's just so incredibly put together.

THAT is what I have been missing for many years. Days Gone? good game, stupid nonsensical boring story.Quote

01-09-2019, 17:10:46

AlienALX
To add. I've just spent 30 mins reading and my suspicions were correct, this game is a bust on the vanilla consoles. Both drop to 10 FPS during sustained combat. You can read more about it here, but it seems none of them are really perfect. The XB1X, however, is the best of the bunch as I thought it would be.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/d...nsole-face-off

I'm not sold though. Firstly I don't think the game's theme interests me all that much, with comparisons to Quantum Break (which actually broke my 1x leaving me to send it back for repair) and secondly there are issues with the save points taking the pee and so on.

IE - I don't really want to play imperfect games any more. Life is just too short. I'd rather play stuff I enjoy.

Ah well, Roll on BL3.Quote
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