NVIDIA Geforce GTX 570 Reviewccokeman - December 7, 2010
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Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.0 is a DirectX 11 GPU benchmark based on the Unigine engine. What sets the Heaven Benchmark apart is the addition of hardware tessellation, available in three modes — Moderate, Normal and Extreme. Although tessellation requires a video card with DirectX 11 support and Windows Vista/7, the Heaven Benchmark also supports DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and OpenGL. Visually, it features beautiful floating islands that contain a tiny village and extremely detailed architecture.
- Shaders = High
- Tesselation = Normal
- Measurement = FPS
Higher = Better
The performance margin over the GTX 470 ranges from 5 to 8 FPS, while the margin above the HD 5870 is between 4 and 12 FPS, depending on the resolution. The GTX 480 is slightly faster, with an advantage of 1 to 2 FPS.