Control, Remedy’s new physics-defying sci-fi shooter, is out this week—read our Control review if you’re interested in learning more about the game. Coming from a developer pedigree that includes Max Payne, Alan Wake and, um, Quantum Break, Control looks like a refreshingly weird take on the ol’ run-and-gun, and we’ve been testing it to see whether it will spook your PC hardware as well.A word on our sponsorAs our partner for these detailed performance analyses, MSI provided the hardware we needed to test Control on a bunch of different AMD and Nvidia GPUs, multiple CPUs, and several laptops—see below for the full details, along with our Performance Analysis 101 article. Thanks, MSI!Notably, Control has the most complete implementation of Nvidia’s ray tracing tech of any game yet. Diffuse lighting, shadow effects, and both solid and transparent reflections all get the DXR treatment, with the usual catch that enabling them will put big dents in overall performance. DLSS can help get things back up to speed, but benchmarking reveals Control to be a very demanding game indeed—even on the kinds of high-end GPUs that are compatible with DLSS in the first place.First, though, let’s check out what Control’s PC version has… Read full this story
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