How do the current-gen entry-level GPUs from NVIDIA and AMD handle Far Cry 5 and how do they stack up against the GTX 960 - for the test the intro section and the built-in benchmark of the game was used.
The game runs without a hitch on all tested dGPUs, 1080p with High quality preset was used. Ubisoft partnered up with AMD, so Far Cry 5 features several AMD GPU specific optimizations. Thanks to that the RX 560 is able to trade blows with the GTX 960, especially in the in-engine cutscene sections.
GTX 960 FPS chart
GTX 960 FCAT chart
GTX 1050 Ti FPS chart
GTX 1050 Ti FCAT chart
RX 560 FPS chart
RX 560 FCAT chart
The latest drivers with Far Cry 5 optimizations were used for both AMD (18.3.4) and NVIDIA (391.35). NV cards come alive in the outdoor sections, RX 560 favors the cut-scenes with many characters - included the built-in benchmark results as well.