Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Closed Beta Performance Review

Introduction

Sniper Ghost Warrior Closed Beta Performance Review

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Closed Beta Performance Review

 
February 2017 has been a month that is all about betas, with the recent closed betas for For Honor and Ghost Recon Wildlands assembling thousands of players over their respective weekends. Last Weekend both Ghost Recon Wildlands and Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 were competing for the attention of gamers with some very different gameplay styles. 
 
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 will release on PC on April 4th, coming based on CryEngine and with some fairly impressive gameplay changes when compared to older games in the series. 
 
Today we will be looking at the performance of Sniper Ghost Warrior 3's closed beta, though to say the least CI games has a lot of work to do before this game releases. 
 
 
 

 

Drivers 

For this game, we will be using the newest drivers that were available when the game released, which is Nvidia's Game Ready Geforce 378.57 driver and AMD's 17.1.2 driver, both of which are the most recent GPU drivers for either company. 

 

Test Setup  

We will be testing this game on our dedicated GPU test rig using both high-end and mid-range GPUs from both AMD and Nvidia. 

 

Game Test Rig
Intel i7 6850K
ASUS X99 Strix
Corsair Vengeance 4x8GB DDR4 3200MHz
Corsair HX1200i
Corsair H110i GT
Windows 10 x64 

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Nvidia GTX 980Ti (Left), AMD R9 Fury X (Middle) GTX 1070 Founders Edition (Right)

 

For the high-end, we will be testing AMD's R9 Fury X, the GTX 980Ti and Nvidia's new GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 GPUs.  

For the Mid-range offerings, we will be testing the new RX 480 and GTX 1060, both of which will be the ASUS Strix Gaming models.

 

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ASUS GTX 1060 Strix (Left), ASUS RX 480 Strix (Right)

 

To represent AMD and Nvidia's lower-end GPU offerings we have decided to use the AMD R9 380 and the Nvidia GTX 960. Both of these GPUs will be the ASUS Strix models. 

Both of these GPUs offer very similar performance in most scenarios and come in at very similar price points, so it will be very interesting to see which GPU will come out on top. 

 

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Nvidia GTX 960(Left), AMD R9 380(Right)

 

  

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