Performance Mainstream Graphics Cards
Having seen the results of the high-end graphics cards with the best image quality settings possible in the game, we were not surprised to see that no performance-mainstream graphics cards, except of the RADEON X800 XL, could even come close to 60fps even in 1024x768. Therefore, those who would like to play Call of Duty 2 should either get an expensive accelerator, or decrease quality settings.
The results above are interested from competition point of view: no one will actually play using these settings on these cards at these frames per second.
It is remarkable to note that while there was almost no performance gap between the RADEON X800 XL and the GeForce 6800 GS/GT in pure mode, this time the former couple is largely ahead in terms of speed.