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The Witcher 3 PC - Next-Gen Upgrade Tested - Game-Changing Visuals But What About Performance?

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Alex Battaglia presents the DF tech review for The Witcher 3's next-gen upgrade, as running on PC. Running through the entire gamut of upgrades, including the game-changing ray tracing effects, the patch modernises The Witcher 3 with top-tier RT visuals. Unfortunately, there are substantial problems with performance that cannot be overlooked - and perhaps surprisingly, it's the CPU that is taxed the most.

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15.5 GB

3840x2160, 59.94fps, 100.0mbps

AC3 2.0, 448kbps, 48000Hz

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3840x2160, 59.94fps, 60.3mbps

AC3 2.0, 448kbps, 48000Hz

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