PC game suggestions to test out my new gaming rig

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  1. alphaomegacode
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    - I7 4770k
    - Asus Hero VI Motherboard
    - 16gb DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1866Mhz Ram
    - MSI Lightning R9 290x Video Card
    - 250gb Samsung 850 Evo SSD
    - 2tb WD Caviar Black

    Trying to find some graphically demanding games to test out my mew rig.

    Any suggestions would be helpful.

    Thanks!
     
  2. GamerzHell9137

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    Try Crysis 3.
     
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    Grab Shadows of Mordor and the supposed super mega amazing texture pack, turn all the settings to max, then run the game's benchmark test.
     
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    Crysis 3, Shadows of Mordor, Battlefield 4, Alien: Isolation, Watchdogs... There are a bunch of RTS games too that can stress out the CPU side of the rig, of which their names escape me.

    Just get every game on steam and go from there.
     
  6. alphaomegacode
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    Have Crysis 3 on PC and the rest on consoles. Will have to pick up Alien Isolation and try that along with Crysis.

    Steam... here I come.

    Possibly Far Cry 4 as well.

    Thanks for the suggestions everyone!
     
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    Not as good as other MOBAs but it's the only graphically intensive one and you can make Raynor ride a unicorn.
     
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    Looks pretty awesome. Will have to try it out.

    Gonna throw Elder Scrolls Online on the system. It is going to a free to play model this month.
     
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    It won't really stress the system though; Elder scrolls Online isn't a great looking game with very low requirements. Having Crysis 3 will stress that system though; it stresses even the latest systems. If you want to benchmark, then Unigine suites are good, realistic benchmarks.
     
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    The first Crysis is still pretty demanding, especially with some of the real life mods like this (best viewed in 1080/60)

     
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    You can say that with any modded game. Skyrim is pretty demanding with 2K textures and ENBs.
     
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    Skyrim with a shitton of ENBs and mods.
     
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    Threw on Alien Isolation and Thief. Avg of 40+ FPS on Alien

    Not terribly bad with maxed out options
     
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    If you can run GTA4 at max settings (The mess of unoptimized code that it is), you're pretty much set to go.
     
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    I have GTA 4. Will try that tonight
     
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    I have heard skyrim on ultra is nasty
     
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    On ultra 1080p I get 50-55 fps with a few cosmetic mods in whiterun and 40-48fps in Riften.. The amount of onscreen objects is ridiculous.

    I5-4670k @4.4ghz with a GTX970..
     
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    Try racing games as well, like the F1 series, rFactor, Asetto Corsa and Project CARS when that one comes out.
     
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    For me Ultra is actually just fine and it runs ~50-60, but if I decide to turn it medium or low....

    Absolutely no mods and fresh config files.