Asus Dual RTX 4070 12G or RTX 3080 cease to make sense

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Dx12)

GeForce RTX 4070 graphics cards fill a large gap between the RTX 4070 Ti and RTX 4060 Ti, and in terms of speed or gaming performance, they hover around the RTX 3080. But that’s with many advantages, including half the power draw with the RTX 4070. With cheaper designs, such as the tested Asus Dual variant, the price/performance ratio is also more attractive with the RTX 4070 (compared to discount RTX 3080s).

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Dx12)

Test platform custom scene; API DirectX 12, graphics settings preset Favor Quality; no extra settings.






Why is the result missing for some graphics cards? At some point, both AMD and Nvidia stopped supporting Vulkan for Red Dead Redemption 2. Because of this, it is not possible to test under this API, although it is still in the game’s settings. But don’t turn it on, you won’t be able to run the game afterwards and you’ll need to manually override Vulkan to Dx12 in the system.xml file.


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