Sapphire HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Video Card Review :: Test Setup and Software

04-25-2010 · Category: Hardware - Video Cards

By Benjamin Sun

Sapphire HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Video Card Review GPUZ

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We have upgraded our test software with Just Cause 2 and Metro 2033. Just Cause 2 is a new free-roaming game from Squaresoft, the makers of Final Fantasy. This game uses a DirectX 10.0 engine. The second game is set in a post nuclear war world with you as the protagonist in a fight for survival. The game is developed with DirectX 11 features and supports PhysX.


Test System

  • Intel Core i7-980X CPU running at 4.02GHz
  • ASUS P6X58D Premium motherboard running latest drivers and BIOS
  • Sapphire Toxic HD 5850 video card running Catalyst 10.2 drivers
  • 24GB Kingston DDR3 1866MHz memory
  • 2 128GB Kingston SSDNow V+ SSD Drives in RAID 0 mode
  • Thermaltake SpinQ CPU cooler
  • Thermaltake ToughPower 850W PSU
  • ASUS 16X DVD-RW drive
  • Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate

Tests

  • Dirt 2 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF Benchmark
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Crysis Warhead 1920x1200 8x FSAA, 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Aliens Versus Predator 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • 3DMark Vantage 1280x1024
  • Uningine Heaven benchmark 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF
  • Just Cause 2 Custom FRAPS walkthrough 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16X AF
  • Metro 2033 Custom FRAPS walkthrough 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16X AF