Activision this year came out with its tweleveth addition to the to Call of Duty series with Call of Duty Black Ops : III which is the sequel to the previously released Call of Duty Black Ops : II released in 2012. Black Ops : III has been rated highly by several PC Gaming reviews as a fresh entry into the call of duty series which has further advanced the series in relation to its current gamerbase.
Black Ops : III as according to several PC Gaming reviews holds high acclaim due to the fresh graphics, 3 player modes along with the inclusion of Co-Op multi play which along with the other two modes deserve to be called separate single standalone systems on their own by virtue of the total amount of content and player driven choice each mode holds. Several PC Gaming Reviews have also gotten volumes to speak about the much sought after zombie mode which was introduced with this installment which has caught the attention of several players both new and veteran. Aside from the year on year advancing game graphics that has brought about more and more realistic feel to the series, many people hold the Call of Duty series to be highly graphic intensive but we’d like to disagree on that note as, accordingly to our tests, the cheapest graphic card needed to play Black Ops : III costs a meager 80$ whereas the cheapest one to play at Ultra Settings costs only 240$ which is so say lots regarding the level of Optimization Teryarch Studios has done to ensure that the maximum playerbase is able to play and enjoy their latest installment.
According to our tests, the cheapest card to play Call of Duty Black Ops : III is the GTX 980 Ti which is manufactured by no other than the Graphics Giant Nvidia. Though the 980 Ti is an older card in comparison to the Titan Series that Nvidia recently launched, the 980 Ti has got the chops to run Black Ops III at the minimum specifications where all the visual renders the game offers can be clearly seen.
Finally, coming to the cheapest graphics needed to play Call of Duty Black Ops III at Ultra Settings is none other than the Radeon R9 270X manufactured by none other than the competitors to Nvidia in the Graphics Market, the behemoth, ATI Technologies. This card, the R9 270X has got the zip to run Call of Duty Black Ops III at Ultra Settings for a mere 240$ without having to burn a hole in your pocket allowing you to enjoy the latest installment to the Call of Duty series without any compromise. If 240$ may seems a little bit too much, you can always opt for the GTX 980 Ti by Nvidia which has shown good promise to run Call of Duty Black Ops III at the minimum specifications needed rendering all the visceral elements without any drop of FPS or graphical hitch whatsoever. Now that you know, what to go for, what’re you waiting for? Go play! Now!
Rain and light before the City night
Image by henk.sijgers (on when I can)
The golden hour hid behind mist; by glow of city light all were yet kissed
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