Mass Effect Andromeda PC Performance Review

Graphical Options and Settings

Mass Effect Andromeda PC Performance Review

Graphical Options and Settings

When it comes to display options, Mass Effect Andromeda comes with a wide range of options, including support for HDR and high resolutions like 4K and even 5K on compatible monitors. The game also come with support for ultra-wide displays, supporting 21:9 resolutions like 2560x1080 and 3440x1440.

At stock Mass Effect Andromeda is set to automatically run in HDR mode on compatible displays, though sadly we do not have an HDR-ready display to test this game on.     

 

Mass Effect Andromeda PC Performance Review

 

Below are all of the player changeable graphical options in Mass Effect Andromeda, offering PC players plenty of room to either enhance the game's visuals or enhance the game's performance depending on their preference. 

 

Graphical Options

- Film Grain - On/Off

- Chromatic Aberration - On/Off

- Resolution Scale - Off, 720p, 900p, 1080p, player defined (slider)

- Texture Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Anti-Aliasing - Off, FXAA, Temporal AA

- Ambient Occlusion - Off, FFAO, HBAO

- Post-Processing Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Texture Filtering - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Lighting Quality - Low, Medium, High

- Shadows Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Effects Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Mesh Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Shader Quality - Low/High

- Terrain Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra

- Vegetation Quality - Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  

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Most Recent Comments

19-03-2017, 06:51:32

Thelosouvlakia
wow, when 4GB of vram isn't enough for 1080p anymoreQuote

19-03-2017, 07:37:33

WYP
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thelosouvlakia View Post
wow, when 4GB of vram isn't enough for 1080p anymore
Not exactly, at 1080p there is a minimal VRAM overspend, which will likely not affect 4GB GPU users.

Remember that a game will always fill as much of the buffer as it can, which means that it often uses more than it needs on large GPUs. In this case 4GB is enough, but only barely.Quote

21-03-2017, 07:15:05

TheF34RChannel
Thanks a million Mark! I've been waiting to read your results. I should, seemingly, be disappointed by the lacklustre story judging by the euro gamer review, and equally dull and repetitive gameplay. Which would be a shame! What's your and everyone's experience with the story?Quote

21-03-2017, 07:27:14

WYP
Quote:
Originally Posted by The F34R Channel View Post
Thanks a million Mark! I've been waiting to read your results. I should, seemingly, be disappointed by the lacklustre story judging by the euro gamer review, and equally dull and repetitive gameplay. Which would be a shame! What's your and everyone's experience with the story?
The problem is that it is a Mass Effect game without any of the nostalgia, which means that everything is new while feeling very similar at the same time.

To be honest, it isn't like Mass Effect 1, where I was amazed at the Citadel, but that is because I had already seen a lot of the same things in Mass Effect 1.

I am really enjoying the game, the changes to the movement system with the jump pack really improves combat and adds a lot of verticality to the levels.

A lot of people are complaining about the animations, though IMHO they are no worse that what I have seen in other RPGs. The rest of the game looks so good it just makes the animations more noticeable.

A lot of the complaints that I have seen could have been aimed at any Mass Effect game, like repetitive gameplay, bad animations and occasionally wooden dialogue. I have not played the whole game, so I cannot comment fully on the story.Quote

21-03-2017, 12:37:38

TheF34RChannel
Quote:
Originally Posted by WYP View Post
The problem is that it is a Mass Effect game without any of the nostalgia, which means that everything is new while feeling very similar at the same time.

To be honest, it isn't like Mass Effect 1, where I was amazed at the Citadel, but that is because I had already seen a lot of the same things in Mass Effect 1.

I am really enjoying the game, the changes to the movement system with the jump pack really improves combat and adds a lot of verticality to the levels.

A lot of people are complaining about the animations, though IMHO they are no worse that what I have seen in other RPGs. The rest of the game looks so good it just makes the animations more noticeable.

A lot of the complaints that I have seen could have been aimed at any Mass Effect game, like repetitive gameplay, bad animations and occasionally wooden dialogue. I have not played the whole game, so I cannot comment fully on the story.
Good post! I've decided to watch some gameplay videos, which I hadn't yet, and see for myself. I'm not disappointed at all so I'll give it a go in the future.

How would you rank the game so far as compared to 2 and 3?Quote
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