The much anticipated sequel for Test Drive Unlimited was released, Test Drive Unlimited 2 should be a great game to play: you and all your cars and the open world !
Before I begin I only want to say one thing: it seems that PC pulled the short straw once again…
Test Drive Unlimited 2 is a very poorly optimized game. The game is very twitchy and it stutters like nothing I’ve been given to see… Eden Games messed up big time.
OS: Windows XP SP3 x86 | Windows 7 x64 SP1
CPU: e5200 @ 3.5 Ghz
RAM: 4GB @ 800 Mhz
MB: Gigabyte P43-ES3G 1.1
GPU: HD 5750 1 GB (ccc 11.1a)
HDD: Samsung HD7531LJ 750 GB (AHCI enabled in both OS)
Here are the graphs:
This game is absolutely rubbish, although it was supposed to be a great game and could be if all the optimization related problems will be fixed, hopefully…
I tried the game on the lowest settings @ 640×480 and the FPS couldn’t get pass 60 and wasn’t stable at all, it would slowly build up to 60 and then drop to 40 FPS, this may be from the fact that Test Drive Unlimited 2 is just a cheap console port…
Even when I tried the lowest settings @ 1680×1050 the FPS would go up to 55-60 and then go down to 35-40 which made it pretty much unplayable.
This game is pretty much a joke to us PC gamers. And if you’re thinking of buying this game, please think again and don’t support developers and publishers that choose to release this kind of…crap !
Before you comment please note that I’m making these benchmarks with the average gamer on my mind. I’m not here to pleasure high-end users with thousands of dollars worth of hardware. I’m just giving moderate gamers with mainstream PCs an idea about how the game would work with their rig.
This benchmark addresses people with low budget PCs and not the 2% of the world with high end ones…
And please keep in mind that results may differ with every PC !