Gaming: Far Cry 5

The latest title in Ubisoft's Far Cry series lands us right into the unwelcoming arms of an armed militant cult in Montana, one of the many middles-of-nowhere in the United States. With a charismatic and enigmatic adversary, gorgeous landscapes of the northwestern American flavor, and lots of violence, it is classic Far Cry fare. Graphically intensive in an open-world environment, the game mixes in action and exploration.

Far Cry 5 does support Vega-centric features with Rapid Packed Math and Shader Intrinsics. Far Cry 5 also supports HDR (HDR10, scRGB, and FreeSync 2). We use the in-game benchmark for our data, and report the average/minimum frame rates.

AnandTech CPU Gaming 2019 Game List
Game Genre Release Date API IGP Low High
Far Cry 5 FPS Mar
2018
DX11 720p
Low
1080p
Normal
4K
Ultra

All of our benchmark results can also be found in our benchmark engine, Bench.

AnandTech IGP Low High
Average FPS
95th Percentile

Far Cry 5 prefers Intel.

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  • shticktical - Thursday, February 14, 2019 - link

    Ian, why don't you include idle power consumption? And not just in this article, in all CPU reviews? System's usually spent 95% time idling. That would be very interesting to know and compare. Thank you! Reply
  • Ian Cutress - Friday, February 15, 2019 - link

    Idle power consumption varies very wildly when you're talking about zero CPU load, and can be influenced more by the motherboard/system than the CPU itself. You can check the data in Bench regardless:

    https://www.anandtech.com/bench/CPU-2019/2183
    Reply
  • RSAUser - Sunday, February 17, 2019 - link

    Still disappointed that Anandtech cannot use a simple bar chart plugin like canvasjs in 2019.
    Would love the ability to add information on hover like the current market price, or MSRP, or make it so it fetches the price from the amazon or newegg api.

    This is especially relevant in these charts where you're adding intel processors that are completely out of the price league of the CPU being reviewed and you're not adding the current price to the chart.

    Using a JS library to render the HTML would make those charts mobile responsive.
    Reply
  • fadsarmy - Monday, June 10, 2019 - link

    How does a 65W cpu (Ryzen 5 2600) draw 77.97W? Reply

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