Asus EAH4870 Dark Knight Reviewtacohunter52 - April 20, 2009
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3DMark06 is one of the benchmarks that always comes up when a bragging contest is 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.
- 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
The "Dark Knight" offered decent performance at this benchmark. It didn't perform the best, but it also wasn't the worst. In every resolution it performed about the same as Sapphire's 4870. When overclocked, the "Knight" performed closer to the 4890 and outperformed the GTX 260.