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  • MSI GTX550 Ti Cyclone OC Video Card Review
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    Aliens vs Predator

    In space no one can hear you scream, but if you are a human in AVP that will be the only thing you will be doing. The game is based off of the movies and comic books series that has been done before, but this is the much bigger and better reboot of the game series. AVP is a full DX11 game with some serious Tessellation at work to test any modern GPU.
    Setting used for testing is as follows.

    Texture Quality: Very High
    Shadow Quality: High
    Anisotropic Filtering: 16x
    SSAO: ON
    Vertical Sync: OFF
    DX11 Tessellation: ON
    DX11 Advanced Shadows: ON
    DX11 MSAA Samples: OFF
    Tessellation is what AVP is all about. The GTX550-Ti Cyclone fights for every inch it can get over the reference clocks.  Given that AVP is almost a pure Tessellation benchmark it really stresses the GPU and shows how overclocking can effect framerates.