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While explosively stripping the evil pirate LeChuck of his demonic mojo, Guybrush Threepwood inadvertently infects the entire Caribbean with the arch-fiend's expelled voodoo, which threatens to transform buccaneers into unruly pirate monsters. Pursued by a notorious cut-throat Pirate Hunter and a creepy French Physician who believes that Guybrush's eerily-infected hand holds the secret of eternal life, Threepwood sails the seven seas in search of La Esponja Grande, a legendary sea sponge with unparalleled voodoo exfoliating abilities. But little does Guybrush know, his quest is part of a larger, more sinister plot, and good and evil are not always as they seem.
Low vs Ultra Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a Radeon RX 490X 8GB get @ 1080p?

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Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

Radeon RX 490X 8GB

Low Vs Ultra Radeon RX 490X 8GB Performance Review

We can see that when playing Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal with a Radeon RX 490X 8GB will return a consistently high 200+ frame rate. And those results are assuming a 1920x1080 screen resolution at High setting level.

With such a strong 1080p performance the Radeon RX 490X 8GB overshadows the Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal recommended specs. Push things up to Ultra 4K and we still get 200+ frames per sec. Using the graphics card release price, this is a $0.49 cost per FPS and a $0.29 per FPS at 1440p Ultra.

Crank things up is what we say. Ultra 4K is our recommended game settings for Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal, as long as you have 1GB of RAM or more.

In summary, Ultra graphics setting is highly achievable with this Radeon RX 490X 8GB card, but what monitor resolution are you looking to play Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal at, because you can get 200+ FPS at Ultra 4K. But perhaps you feel better served at 1440p, where you would get 200+ frames per second on Ultra 1440p. Lower the resolution further and you get a blistering 200+ FPS at 1080p Ultra.

Radeon RX 490X 8GB Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

Graphics Card price at launch:

AMD R-400 Series Low Vs Ultra for Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
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Nvidia 900 Series Low Vs Ultra for Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
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