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Written by Hanners   
Thursday, 15 October 2009 07:50
Article Index
Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB video card review
Radeon HD 5800 architecture
Sapphire Radeon HD 5870
Test setup, synthetic benchmarks
Fallout 3, ET:QW
Left 4 Dead, Crysis
Battleforge, HAWX
Far Cry 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum
High image quality, overclocking, video playback
Power, temperature, noise
Texture filtering - Image quality and performance
Anti-aliasing - Image quality and performance
Conclusions

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB video card review

It's been a few weeks now since AMD launched both their Radeon HD 5800 series architecture together with their flagship Radeon HD 5870 graphics board, and finally we're reaching a point where these cards are more readily available to pick up and enjoy from retail shelves.  Thus, it's also high time that we put AMD's latest and greatest DirectX 11 part through its paces for ourselves, and indeed that's exactly why we're here - To see how Sapphire's reference-based Radeon HD 5870 stacks up against the company's previous-generation single GPU flagship offering, the Radeon HD 4890.

Want to know whether this new board is a worthy upgrade for you in terms of both performance and image quality?  Read on as we reveal all.


 
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