Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta PC Performance Review

1080p Performance

Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed PC Performance Review

1080p Performance 

To say the least, Ghost Recon Wildlands is a demanding title, with the graph below showcasing our own benchmark results from the game at 1080p High settings, with the game featuring even higher graphical presets and settings.  

This data is taken from gameplay and not the game's built-in benchmarking tool, which we believe gives a clearer picture of how the game performs in reality. Here we can see that Wildlands performs much better on Nvidia hardware, with Nvidia's Pascal-based GPUs offering a lot more performance than their Maxwell counterparts.  

In most games, we see our GTX 1070 and GTX 980Ti offer very similar performance, though in this case we see a significant reduction in performance, with a 9FPS lower minimum framerate and a 11 FPS reduction in average framerate. 

AMD's offering far even worse, with ou RX 480 Strix offering a lot less performance than Nvidia's GTX 1060 and AMD's R9 Fury X offering no more performance than their newer Polaris based offerings. Ubisoft will need to work to improve their performance on AMD hardware, as the R9 Fury X should not be outperformed by an RX 480. 


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Most Recent Comments

04-02-2017, 14:26:48

As far as I could tell in the comparison photos the difference between high and very high is view distance and shadows don't look blurred.Quote

04-02-2017, 14:35:44

Wow. Performance on this beta is pretty bad.Quote

04-02-2017, 18:52:00

I'm pretty sure the game is pretty broken right now. Using the benchmark, which I may add, gives a great set of graphs to look at, shows that my framerate is on average 42 with highs of 60 (vsync) and lows of 30.

However, looking at the graphs, my CPU usage is around 50-60% with my GPU around 60-70% when it goes down to the 30-40FPS points. So neither CPU or GPU are being fully utilised. For the brief parts of the benchmark that do allow my CPU and GPU to go above that level, I get 55-60 FPS.

I'm hoping this will be fixed pretty quickly as I do enjoy the game, just need it to work before I order it!Quote

05-02-2017, 04:00:42

Game is a mess imo. Feels wrong, very arcadey. I'm so disappointed.

People will say it's only a beta but we#re only a month from release...Quote

05-02-2017, 08:01:53

Originally Posted by trawetSluaP View Post
Game is a mess imo. Feels wrong, very arcadey. I'm so disappointed.

People will say it's only a beta but we#re only a month from release...
Yup I haven't played it but from what I can remember with The Division frame rates did not improve all of a sudden when it went to the full game. In fact, they were exactly the same.

I think we just have to accept that this round of console slop just runs really badly Quote

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