ATI Radeon HD 5850 Crossfire Review :: Test Setup and Software

11-04-2009 · Category: Hardware - Video Cards

By Benjamin Sun

Test System


  • Core i7 920 CPU running 2.66GHz standard
  • Intel DX58SO motherboard running latest drivers and BIOS
  • Two ATI HD 5770s (Sapphire and XFX) running HD 5800 Series launch driver
  • Two ATI HD 5750s (Sapphire and XFX) running HD 5800 Series launch driver
  • 2 74GB WD Raptor SATA HDDs running in RAID 0 mode
  • 3GB Kingston KHK1600 DDR3-1600MHz memory running at 1333MHz (Maximum memory supported by Core i7 920 CPU)
  • LG 16X DVD-RW drive
  • Windows 7
  • Cooler Master Hyper N620 CPU Cooler
  • Cooler Master Ultimate 1000W PSU

Test software


  • BattleForge DirectX 10.0/11 (only on ATI 58xx cards)
  • HAWX DX 10.0/10.1 (on ATI cards)
  • Batman Arkham Asylum DX 10
  • Resident Evil 5 DX10
  • 3DMark06
  • 3DMark Vantage