9. Doom 3
09 - Doom 3
A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporations’ (UAC) Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of the few survivors, you struggle with shock and fear as you fight your way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil.
Activision made it's miracle again with Doom 3 which is said to be the best-looking game ever, thanks to the brand-new OpenGL graphics engine used to generate its convincingly lifelike, densely atmospheric, and surprisingly expansive environments. If you are a fan of the previous Doom games then you will get many flashbacks with this revision, since you will find reimagined versions of almost every monster from both Doom and Doom II.
To measure performance on the game we used the timedemo demo1 command from the console (Alt+Ctrl+~).
Enabling the high quality setting and executing the timedemo demo1 command twice for each resolution, we witnessed the following:
First without the Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering settings enabled, we got the following results:
The 6800GT was promoted as the perfect choice for this game and our benchmarks prove this true. There's no Doom 3 setting that's able to bring the card down to its knees and that is a fact, even when we set AntiAliasing to 4x and Anisotropic Filtering to 8x:
Yes. With the Gainward 6800GT GLH and enhanced mode settings selected at the driver menu, you will enjoy Doom 3 with all the eye candy effects, quality settings enabled and at the maximum resolution of 1600x1200.