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Forza Horizon 4

Hello, and welcome back to Gaming Bench. It's been a long time, and the site is now under new management. We've updated our test system, and we'll be adding short pages over the coming weeks, months, and years. The short summary is that we have a top of the line PC, equipped with the latest Intel Core i9-9900K processor, running the latest graphics cards. We'll cut through a lot of the analysis, and just focus on the charts for now.
We're kicking things off with Forza Horizon 4, from Microsoft Studios and Turn 10 Studios. Available via the Windows Store [barf!], it uses DirectX 12 and tends to be very well optimized. We've tested at 1080p, 1440p, and 4k for our initial results, as lower resolutions are typically not used much these days. We're using the Medium preset at 1080p, and Ultra at 1080p, 1440p, and 4k. Here's how things look.
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F1 2014 Performance

I'm really going to keep this short, as F1 2014 happens to be one of the least demanding "modern" games we're likely to benchmark. We've tested quite a few other racing games from Codemasters, but where GRID 2 and GRID Autosport can at least push your GPUs a bit at higher settings, F1 2014 basically rolls over like a playful little puppy with even the slightest amount of GPU performance. Check this out....
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