Unreal Tournament III Graphics Settings Preview

We take a quick trip through the Unreal Tournament III demo to see what the graphics settings have to offer.

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eric7233
eric7233

By the way I only have a dell dimension 3100 with pci bus slot running geforce 6200 and gig a ram on a P4.. it did suck until i downloaded and instaled the forceware beta driver .. i cant have the settings more than medium but its more than good enough to enjoy .. this game is a blast .. its the most fun i have ever had in any video game ever next to unreal 2k4

eric7233
eric7233

Great news for people who are having trouble preventing UT3 from crashing or cant have the settings very high. I was so bad that I had to have my resolution at like 500-300 to prevent crashing. Then i found out about the forceware beta drivers that were made just for ut3 and now i tripled my resolution and upped all the settings and it runs perfect with no crashes. Was a godsend for me so thought id tell anyone who didnt know about it .. just type forceware 169.28 into your search engine and youll find it.

RedSHADOW2K7
RedSHADOW2K7

md206 why do you suck why are you lame its cause you think your hardcore if you were hardcore you'd take any game and still like it now go play viva pinata on the 360 like you do every monday night

md206
md206

I will repeat this again and again... Pros play ut2k4, noobs( mentally inequipped) play ut3 cos its easier. Hate me all you want i have playd ut24 enough to know its the killer franchise of all ut series. It rocks. Y does ut3 suck...: Lame Taunts..not cool like ut2k4 Lame character animations and movements Lame Dodge options Typing animation forgotten >>>lame Lots of bugs. >>lame Aimed at console players >>> not pc hardcore player>> very lame Lame User interface Lame game

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atticusg47

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chechak7
chechak7

Texture Detail 5 is wowowo daam good

KOoI
KOoI

looks to me the most efficient settings would be a 3 in both world and texture in post-processing i would say that 2 or 4 is best depend on what your rig can handle (they're brightest so its easiest to see enemies)

domke13
domke13

I wonder where are people that were talking how 2900XT will easily beat 8800 GTX in Unreal Engine 3.

greystone227
greystone227

I was totally surprised when I played this demo. Even on my laptop, with a GeForce 8600M GT 256MB, I could play this game on max with more than acceptable frame rates. It looks like Epic really put a lot of work into making this game able to be run on a lot of systems, and still look gorgeous while doing so.

skidesigns
skidesigns

isn't there an anti-aliasing option somewhere?:( the game looks great, but the models look a bit choppy. and @ Bassph: us "common" people can also run this game. don't go boasting about your machine, i have a pretty low-end machine, and i can run the game at excellent frame-rates, with good visuals (except for the choppiness, which, in the heat of battle, becomes pretty insignificant). get over yourself, you probably just wasted a bunch of money.

crobdog
crobdog

xbox 360 lose... ps3 lose... PC for the win... :)

SP33doh
SP33doh

I bought my 320mb 8800gts the day it came out, and heard some rumors in the coming months that made me worried that I might have to SLI or upgrade for this game, but it gets simply amazing performance, I can upgrade my monitor instead :D honestly, I'm surprised they're making a 360 version at all. no mods, no keyboard+mouse support, just pure yuck. it's cool that the PS3 version will have those available, makes it a viable alternative, but still, come on, it's unreal tournament, play it on the PC :P

Bassph
Bassph

oh common people looks like not all of you where getting ready for this game i bought a good video card and ram before the even demo even out for this game losers for these kinda games you need to be ready :P i have amd 4800+x2 4GB ram GF8800 gts Windows Vista Ultimate X64 and its going no problem at all. upgrade your pc and stop wining :P

linkin_guy109
linkin_guy109

or you could buy a ps3, ya know having the potential to have better graphics then the 360 version

duck_watson
duck_watson

or u could just buy an xbox 360 lol sorry pc gamers i know u have your pride but it just seems like a better option

anon525
anon525

Isn't it recommended that you run Vista with 2GB of RAM minimum? Could be wrong though. I'm running a 64bit X2 4600+, eVGA 8800GTS 640mb superclocked, 2GB ram and it runs perfectly.

musicaz70
musicaz70

Yea.. I really hope they fix the AMD X2 cpu bug in the final game, the driver didn't help for the crash... Oh well, my 8600gt makes up for it with beatiful graphics at beatiful frame rates (and the machine cost only about $750! And no! This isn't advertisement!)

Duke852456
Duke852456

This Game Rocks and it only the demo! Can't Wait tell the real game comes out

vaultinasafe
vaultinasafe

This is the game I'm most excited for this winter!!!

nate1222
nate1222

I own a Celeron D 3.33Ghz CPU, Vista OS, 1.024GB RAM, nVidia 7300(256MB). So it should run decent on my rig, right?

Player1_HDS
Player1_HDS

I find these graphics previews very interesting. I'm really glad GS does them.

Xeuton_Mojukai
Xeuton_Mojukai

Straight fact for you: Number of polygons is useful only to a point. After that, it's all about texture quality, shader effects, and lighting. That's what the PS3 is designed to excel at. Simply put, the 360 has more polygons, but it simply can't run this game with these kinds of texture maps under the kind of insane lighting effects they're put through without toning it down a bit. The PS3 won't even hold a candle to the potential of the PC with the right hardware. As for PC's, the best idea would be to buy two 8800GT's in SLI, on a good 680i motherboard with 4 gigs of DDR2-800 memory, and most likely also with at least an E6750, and for less than 2000 you've got a dream machine. You simply can't do that with either a PS3 or a 360, and no amount of fanboy rhetoric will change that fact.

Mistwaver1985
Mistwaver1985

"NEWMON3Y you are a moron. Why would you even bring that fanboy crap up in an article about PC graphics? No one cares that your console is better than someone else's, PS3 is technically superior to the 360, so even if this game does end up looking nicer on 360, which wouldn't too much sense, most games will look better on PS3 anyway. And I don't own a PS3 so don't call me a fanboy I actually own a 360" Are you really that stupid? Are you so far in denial you can't tell every multi-platform game made thus far looks leaps and boundy better on the Xbox 360 as opposed to the Playstation 3? And don't come up with that "And I don't own a PS3 so don't call me a fanboy I actually own a 360" garbage. All you have to do is open your bloodshot eyes to notice that in most cases Playstation 3 games only produce half the polygons that the Xbox 360 versions do. The only exceptions are Playstation 3 exclusive games like Resistance: Fall of Man. Have you taken the time to look at the Lost Planet sceenshots? Not only does the Playstation 3 version have washed out colors, but the polygons on the models are nearly cut in half. Just look at it for yourself. (http://kotaku.com/assets/resources/2007/10/-1.jpeg) I rest my case.

LsTr_Of_SmG
LsTr_Of_SmG

*NEWMON3Y Save your fanboyisms for the console wars forum, nobody else gives a crap - especially since your posting that comment in a PC THREAD. IF you want to bring graphics up I'd like to point out that a top spec PC ALREADY beats both the PS3 AND the 360 in graphics, not that that matters. Graphics aren't the be all and end all.

Inverni
Inverni

NEWMON3Y you are a moron. Why would you even bring that fanboy crap up in an article about PC graphics? No one cares that your console is better than someone else's, PS3 is technically superior to the 360, so even if this game does end up looking nicer on 360, which wouldn't too much sense, most games will look better on PS3 anyway. And I don't own a PS3 so don't call me a fanboy :P I actually own a 360

NEWM0N3Y
NEWM0N3Y

UT3 is going to be way better on the xbox 360 than ps3. is going to have better graphics

AFWorm
AFWorm

This game is a beast!! I fear that if they don't advertise this enough, then this game will be underappreciated like UT04 was.

nkaiton
nkaiton

Sick demo. Runs well even on my meager 7600 GT.

longlong123
longlong123

Core 2 X6800 3GB Ram 8800 Ultra XP SP2 1600X1200 Looks damn good

dbrinto
dbrinto

ha, I was about to say the same thing, I can't read this crap

fattyxboxbutt
fattyxboxbutt

Who puts black text on a blue background? Either my browser is messed or someone chose an almost unreadable color combination.

Zell_Forever
Zell_Forever

Geforce 6800 (350/600, overclocked to 450/850) AMD 3500+ 1gb RAM Playing on level 2 world/texture and it's very smooth.

oRIOn720
oRIOn720

AMD Athlon X2 5600 (2.8 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT 3 GB RAM Vista Home Premium 32 bit 1680x1050 settings maxed i saw between 25-40 fps

spartanx2303
spartanx2303

AMD Athlon X2 4600 (2.4GHz) NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT 2 GB RAM Vista Home Premium (32-bit) 1440x900 Demo played at 30 fps on highest settings most of the time

Gowad
Gowad

Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT 2 GB ram Microsoft Windows XP Pro (SP2) @ 1280 x 1024 and max. settings, the demo played smoothly

Just-one-bullet
Just-one-bullet

OK im playing on a Nvidia 6600oc 256mb video card and im not getting anything like what they got, i mean its really really blurry, i tried changing the settings but it didnt make much change!

Allan225
Allan225

I am having a problem with the game not saving my settings. Any ideas?

termadoyle
termadoyle

this game is really nice looking across the board. I'll be playing this on the XBOX360. so the specs mean bleh to me. ^_^

md206
md206

Fine. I thought i would hold on hope that the full game will rock cause from the screen shot and old trailors i see things that could end up in the full game and werent in the demo. OK. epic. Impress me other than uping the dammage and removing the shield gun which was 1 of the many Bolocks ideas of the millenia

SpeedMan72
SpeedMan72

works ok on a 128mb geforce 7300. i said OK.

BurntToast777
BurntToast777

Tried the demo, and I'm impressed. :) The graphics are amazing even with my x1300 (texture at 2 and world at 4.) The CTF Vehicle mode is my favorite so far, and plays really well .

xXx_Phenix_xXx
xXx_Phenix_xXx

just waiting on the demo to download, should be done here in a few minutes. its been out about a week now and i've heard so much trash talk about it from my friends that played ut2k4 with me and tracked every last detail about ut3. so far ive tried to block it all out, but its kind of hard.

md206
md206

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