AMD 6800 Series Reviewccokeman , RHKCommander959 - October 21, 2010
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is the latest iteration of the venerable first person shooter series, Call of Duty. Despite its long, successful pedigree, the game is not without substantial criticism and controversy, especially on the PC. Aside from the extremely short campaign and lack of innovation, the PC version's reception was also marred by its lack of support for user-run dedicated servers, which means no user-created maps, no mods, and no customized game modes. You're also limited to 18-player matches instead of the 64-player matches that were possible in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Despite all this, the game has been well received and the in-house IW 4.0 engine renders the maps in gorgeous detail, making it a perfect candidate for OCC benchmarking. You start off the single player missions playing as Private Allen and jump right into a serious firefight. This is the point where testing will begin. Testing will be done using actual game play with FPS measured by Fraps.
- In Game settings to Maximum
- Fraps measured Gameplay
Higher = Better
At stock speeds the HD 6870's give the 5 Series cards a run for their money. Against the GTX 470 and GTX 460, the 6870 pulls ahead at 2560x1600, but is behind the 470 in the lower three resolutions. The 460 holds an edge in performance up until you reach 2560x1600.