AMD 6800 Series Reviewccokeman , RHKCommander959 -
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3DMark06 is one of the benchmarks that always comes up when a bragging contest has begun. 3DMark06 presents a severe test for many of today's hardware components. Let's see how this setup fares. The settings we will use are listed below.
- Default test settings
- Resolutions 1280-1024-2560x1600
- SM2.0 Graphics Tests: GT1- Return to Proxycon, GT2- Firefly Forest
- CPU Tests: CPU1- Red Valley, CPU2- Red Valley
- HDR/SM3.0 Graphics Tests: HDR1- Canyon Flight, HDR2- Deep Freeze
Higher = Better
When looking at the performance delivered by the 6870, we see that it falls right into the slot between the HD 5870 and HD 5850. Against the NVIDIA product lineup, the performance of the 6870 is right between the GTX 470 and GTX 460.