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In a desperate war for Earth's survival against an unrelenting alien enemy, the only way to defeat them is to become one of them. Earth is under siege by the Strogg, a barbaric alien race moving through the universe consuming, recycling and annihilating any civilization in their path. In a desperate attempt to survive, an armada of Earth's finest warriors is sent to take the battle to the Strogg home planet. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad and Earth's valiant invasion force. Fight alone, with your squad, or in hover tanks and mechanized walkers as you engage in a heroic mission to the heart of the Strogg war machine. Battle through early missions as a deadly marine, then after your capture, as a marine-turned-Strogg with enhanced abilities and the power to turn the tide of the war.
Low vs Ultra Quake IV Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a Radeon RX 5950 get @ 1080p?

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Quake IV

Radeon RX 5950

Low Vs Ultra Radeon RX 5950 Performance Review

Booting up Quake IV with the 1 year old Radeon RX 5950 looks like it will return a consistently high 200+ frame rate. Those frames are achieved on Quake IV when being played at 1920x1080 screen resolution and on High graphics.

With such a strong 1080p performance the Radeon RX 5950 overshadows the Quake IV recommended specs. Push things up to Ultra 4K and we still get 200+ frames per sec. Using the graphics card release price, this is a $0 cost per FPS and a $0 per FPS at 1440p Ultra.

Crank things up is what we say. Ultra 4K is our recommended game settings for Quake IV, as long as you have 0.512GB of RAM or more. A good processor component to help with these settings would be the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X.

To summarise, this is an easy one, the Radeon RX 5950 solution can play Quake IV at Ultra settings despite the desired screen resolution (up to 4K) you want to play it on. 4K Ultra gets 200+ frame rate, whereby we see 200+ frame rate for the 1440p Ultra and if you wish to look at 1080p gaming then 200+ frames per second is the type of results. Using the graphics card launch price we calculate the cost per frame to look like this for the different resolutions - 1080p Ultra costs $0, 1440p costs $0 and 4K costs $0.

Radeon RX 5950 Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Quake IV

Graphics Card price at launch: