Quake 4 – Graphics VS. Responsivness

I may be wrong about this but I think my skill has got better due to my graphics card.

OK, this is the situation, I’ve recently upgraded my graphics card and then I decided to put some stain on the system.

I chose my favourite method, Quake 4 on twitch on impossible difficulty… well it originally was.

When I first performed Quake 4 on Impossible difficulty, I was getting killed by the first three enemies constantly.

However after my graphics card, I was blitzing it, killed the first 7 and then moved on to the next room (where I ended up getting killed);  But I got further in 30 minutes recently than I did in 2 hours… and that was not using Quicksave Spamming.

However, it wasn’t just this game I’ve seen the effect for, for two or three other games I was literally beating them hands down.

I have two interesting theories for this…

  1. I played superHOT in between.
  2. The graphic’s card responsiveness.

I’m going to be honest, the second one seems far fetched… however if you think about it, it makes sense.  The stronger the graphics card, the more responsive it is to your actions and the better you respond to it.

I’ve always thought that graphics didn’t matter as much as the art style… however when you want something to respond… well graphics becomes that little more important.

My research into other games… is going to be that little bit easier.