Despite Crytek’s recent financial crisis, Crysis is still one of the most punishing games to hit any GPU. This game is a bit much for any card that doesn’t have memory bandwidth and CUDA processing power. Still, the ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition surprising gains a few frames at stock speeds and a max of 11 frames when overclocked.
Metro: Last Light
Again, bandwidth is still one of the GTX 750 Ti GPU’s limitations. The ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition still manages to use its higher frequencies to make a noticeable improvements especially when overclocked.
Assassin’s Creed III
The ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition is obviously quite playable in AC III. The game is relatively smooth and jitter free for about 95% of the custom benchmark.
BF4 really seemed to respond well to the ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition. Whether stock or overclocked, the game is quite smooth. Keep in mind a good CPU helps this game along nicely as well.
The ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition is a surprising video card. Clock for clock, it out paces most of the competition around. The STRIX card was extremely quiet whether gaming or working, which is too be expected seeing as the STRIX series of hardware and peripherals were designed specifically to be as quiet as possible, while maintaining excellent mainstream gaming performance. What we didn’t expect was when we overclocked even further, it responded well. Who would have thought that a card built to remain extremely quiet, could also remain well cooled, without the assistance of a massive and loud heat sink?
Ultimately, the STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition is capable of providing decent 1080p frame rates on some of the latest games, and and makes fast action multi-player titles like Battlefield 4, fun to play. It’s done everything that the new STRIX brand name stands for. Mainstream gamers should be truly happy to have this new choice available on the market, aimed right at them.
The ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition is priced just a few more dollars higher than its non-overclocked, non-STRIX siblings, but it offers so much more. How much more are we talking? Initial reports looks to be about the $165 – 175US price level, and we think that extra $10 – 15 is definitely well worth it, given the experience today. If you’re looking for a GTX 750 Ti level GPU today, then this would be our choice. An Editors’ Choice!
- Top GTX 750 Ti OC performance
- 1202 MHz factory overclock
- Impressive overclock of 1370 MHz GPU and 6160 MHz Memory
- Extremely quiet operation at load
- 0 dB noise when just using desktop
- No extra power required
- Bundle could use a few goodies
Overall Rating: 9.5/10
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