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GeForce GTX 275 Video Card ReviewAuthor: William West
Published: Thursday, April 02, 2009
Mirrors Edge is a newer game with a very different take on the First Person Shooter genre. The reason is that the main character rarely uses a firearm to take out the enemies but instead uses speed and “free running” tactics to get around. Mirrors Edge is a very fast moving game with acrobatic stunt jumping from rooftop to rooftop. The graphics are just absolutely stunning with a true DirectX 10 support.
Mirrors edge was tested using everything turned up high and 8x Anti-Aliasing, and with 16x Anisotropic. Mirrors Edge is placed mainly on top of roofs with lots of hard straight lines that need lots of anti-aliasing in order to keep the jaggedness from looking just horrible.
Mirrors Edge holds all of the cards in check with topping them out at around 60 FPS. The GeForce GTX 275 stays in line with the older cards till the highest resolution kicks in. Then the GeForce GTX 275 shows what extra power it has for pumping out the high frames.
Mirrors Edge is the newest game in the PhysX arena and unlike some other games it does not become anything different with PhysX enabled aside from some additional eye candy.
Looking at the PhysX portion goes to show that the GeForce GTX 275 comes with even more power to spare for PhysX. Grabbing over 10 more FPS over the GeForce GTX 260 is really showing something here. Both still make for a great gaming session with PhysX enabled, but the GeForce GTX 275 is going to make it a little better.