Palit GTX 460 1GB Sonic Platinum Reviewccokeman - July 16, 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
One of the strengths of the GF100 architecture is its tessellation performance. Throughout all four resolutions, the performance of the Palit Sonic GTX 460 is equal to or better than the HD 5850.