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ASUS HD 6970 Review

tacohunter52    -   March 31, 2011
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Testing:

Featuring all-new game tests, this benchmark is for use with Vista-based systems. "There are two all-new CPU tests that have been designed around a new 'Physics and Artificial Intelligence-related computation.' CPU test two offers support for physics related hardware." There are four preset levels that correspond to specific resolutions. "Entry" is 1024 x 768 progressing to "Extreme" at 1920 x 1200. Of course, each preset can be modified to arrange any number of user designed testing. For our testing, I will use the four presets at all default settings.

 

Settings

  • Settings (each preset): Default Testing
  • Entry: 1024 x 768
  • Performance: 1280 x 1024
  • High: 1680 x 1050
  • Extreme: 1920 x 1200

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higher = Better

 

The ASUS HD 6970 managed to perform just under the GTX 570 in each resolution. Overclocking the card gave us a nice little performance boost, but not enough to put it ahead of the GTX 570.




  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Closer Look: The Video Card
  3. Specifications & Features
  4. Testing: Setup & Overclocking
  5. Testing: Aliens vs Predator
  6. Testing: Metro 2033
  7. Testing: Crysis Warhead
  8. Testing: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
  9. Testing: Just Cause 2
  10. Testing: Unigine 2.1
  11. Testing: Batman Arkham Asylum
  12. Testing: Battlefield Bad Company 2
  13. Testing: 3DMark 11
  14. Testing: 3DMark Vantage
  15. Testing: Temperatures
  16. Testing: Power Consumption
  17. Conclusion
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